Skip to content ↓

Admissions

Nursery and Reception Classes


Admission to Nursery 2023

Children will usually start nursery in the September following their third birthday. It is possible for eligible children to access a funded nursery place from the beginning of the term after their third birthday.

Both part-time (15 hours per week) and full-time (30 hours per week) places are available at Tower Hamlets nurseries.

If your child was born between 1 September 2019 and 31 August 2020 and you would like a nursery place for September 2023, you must apply online via the eadmissions portal. The closing date is 16 February 2023. 

Find out more about nursery admissions.

Admission to Reception (primary school) 2023

Pupils usually start primary school in the September following their fourth birthday. If your child was born between 1 September 2018 and 31 August 2019 this will be from September 2023.

You must Make an online application for a reception place, even if your child is already attending the school's nursery. 

You must apply online, please visit the eadmissions portal. You can apply online from 1 September 2022.

Applying online for your child's reception place is a simple process and you can easily make changes to your application up until the closing date. 

Find out more about primary school (reception) admission.

Nursery attendance at Stepney Park does not give priority to a Reception place at the primary school.


Please click on the links below to visit the Tower Hamlets Primary School Admissions webpages.

School Admissions

Primary Admissions

In-year Admissions