St.Stephen's School

Admission Arrangements

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The school follows the Borough’s Admission Policy and criteria for admission.


Priority 1: Looked after children and children who were looked after, but ceased to be so because they were adopted (or became subject to a residence order or special guardianship order 1 )

And then

Priority 2: Children who have been assessed by Newham Council’s Special Educational Needs Service as requiring a particular named school to meet their special educational needs and/or physical access. In addition the child must be on the Special Educational Needs Code of Practice and be in receipt of ‘high needs funding’ and/ or have physical access difficulties.

And then

Priority 3: Children who live in the school’s ‘catchment area’ and at the time of admission will have a sibling (see below) in the school.

And then

Priority 4: Children, who do not live in the school’s ‘catchment area’ but will have a sibling (see below) in the school at the time of admission.

And then

Priority 5: Other children who live in the school’s ‘catchment area’.

And then

Priority 6: Other children, whether or not they live in Newham.



We are always happy to show prospective pupils and parents around the school. Please call to arrange an appointment. If you have any questions please contact Mark in the school office on 020 84727575 or