Admissions​

 

Thankyou for you interest in applying for a place for your child at our school. 

Here you will find everything that you need to apply to the school:

Nursery Admissions for academic year 2022.23:

The Local Authority leads the coordination of Nursery Admissions for all schools in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets including own admission schools like us.

 

To apply for a Nursery place at our school, you first need to complete the On Line form with the borough. You can access the form and guidance here: https://www.towerhamlets.gov.uk/lgnl/education_and_learning/schools/school_admissions/nursery_school_admissions.aspx

 

You must have submitted your application by 16th February 2022 for a place in September 2022.

 

In addition to the borough’s own on line process, to apply to our school you are also required to complete our school Application Form and to submit that to the school office by the same date.

 

With your application to our school, you may need to provide:

  • A reference from your church on the school's Supplementary Form. 

  • Professional evidence of a disability and/or exceptional medical, pastoral, special educational or social need.

Provision of this additional information will ensure that the school has the necessary information to apply the Oversubscription Criteria listed in our policy (see below).

Application forms are available here and must be returned to the School Office by the stipulated date.

Please see the links below:

2022.23 Nursery Admission Policy

2022.23 Nursery Supplementary Form

2022.23 Nursery Priest Form

 
Reception Admissions for academic year 2022.23:

The Local Authority leads the coordination of Reception admissions for all schools in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets including own admission schools like us.

 

To apply for a Reception place at our school, you first need to complete the On Line form with the borough. You can access the form and guidance here:

https://www.towerhamlets.gov.uk/lgnl/education_and_learning/schools/school_admissions/primary_school_admissions.aspx

 

You must have submitted your application by 15th January 2022 for a place in September 2022.

 

As a Church of England Primary School, our governors designate up to 40 places to be offered to children whose parent is a practicing member of a Christian Church and who lives or worships within the Anglican Deanery of Tower Hamlets. The remaining 20 places are designated as Open Places.

You are referred to our policy which you can access here:

2022.23 Reception Admissions Policy

If you decide that you wish to apply for a Foundation Place, you will also need our Supplementary form, which you can access here:

2022.23 Reception Supplementary Form

2022.23 Reception Priest Form

Opportunity to find out more about the school
We recognise the importance for you to have the opportunity to visit the school, before you choose to apply for either Nursery or Reception. We provide two opportunities for this to happen:
1. We host an Introduction to St. Luke's meeting, applicable for both Nursery and Reception, hopefully hosted in the school, where we tell you all about our school and specifically what the Early Years provision is like.
2. We host tours of the school so that you get to see first hand, how children and their provision develop as they grow through the school. 
The dates for the meetings and tours are listed below. If we find closer to the time, that we cannot host events in school due to enhanced Covid restrictions, we will provide updates here. Last year for example, we moved the Introductory meeting on line.
If you would like to attend one of these events, because numbers are limited, please email the school on: admin@st-lukes.towerhamlets.sch.uk clearly stating the event you would like to attend, the date and the time. That way, we can retain your email address, confirm your booking with you and communicate directly with you if there are any changes to the arrangements.
 
Introduction to St. Luke's meetings: (50 people per event)
  • Wednesday 10th November 2021 @8:00am
  • Wednesday 17th November 2021 @5:00pm
  • Thursday 09th December 2021 @4:00pm
Tours of the school: (6 people per tour)
  • Wednesday 10th November 2021 @ 9am, 10am or 11am
  • Friday 19th November 2021 @ 9am, 10am or 11am
  • Thursday 16th December 2021 @ 9am, 10am or 11am
Between now and the events, you may enjoy finding out more by watching our short video.
Hope to meet you soon.
 
Other Admissions:

If you have recently arrived into the country or you are looking to move from an existing school, at any other time, whether that is midway through the academic year or as your child is moving from one year group to another, please contact the Local Authority Admissions team. Further information can be accessed here:

https://www.towerhamlets.gov.uk/lgnl/education_and_learning/schools/school_admissions/in-year_admissions.aspx

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