Nursery, Primary and Secondary Admissions
George Mitchell School is an all-through school which includes a Nursery, a 2 form entry Primary (60 places per year group) and a 4 form entry Secondary School (120 places per year group). Details regarding admission to each phase of our school can be found below.
Admission to Nursery
Admissions to Nursery are accepted in the term a child turns 3. For Nursery, parents should apply directly to the school by phoning the Primary office, speaking to our Primary office staff in person or emailing Telma.Geurreiro@georgemitchellschool.co.uk
Admission to Primary
Admissions to Primary take place when a child is 3 or 4 years old and ready to start in Reception the following September. Primary admissions are managed by Waltham Forest and applications take place by January each school year. Further details and the admissions form can be found here.
Admission to Secondary
Admissions to Secondary are managed by Waltham Forest and applications take place by October each year. Further details and the admissions form can be found here.
George Mitchell Primary students who wish to transfer to George Mitchell Secondary can apply directly. If your child is in Year 6 and you would like them to continue their education at the school when transferring into Year 7, you are eligible for automatic transfer. The school will make contact with parents directly to make arrangements.
In-year admissions are also possible for those moving house or schools and can take place in any year group at any time of year provided there is a space available. Further details and the admissions forms can be found here.
Please note that our school is often oversubscribed and if you wish to secure a place at George Mitchell for your child you should name our school as your first choice where possible.
All pupils wishing to join should follow the guidance from the Borough to select their school placements and return the forms to the admissions authority by the published date. If your child wishes to transfer to George Mitchell School mid-term, please contact Waltham Forest Admissions Service using the appropriate information: https://www.walthamforest.gov.uk/content/applying-secondary-school-place. We are unable to accept any applications for a school place directly.
Where a school is oversubscribed the following criteria are used by the admissions authority to decide upon the intake for the school:
-Statement of special educational needs
-Siblings currently attending the school
-A son/daughter of a qualified teacher employed at the school
For any further information please contact the Headteacher‘s PA, Mrs Kathleen Smith (Kathleen.firstname.lastname@example.org).
We look forward to you becoming part of our school community!