Admissions

Maryland staff, our governing board and pupils would welcome you in applying for a place at our school.  To do this you must follow the correct process for your child’s age as detailed below.  We are a school maintained by London Borough of Newham which means they are the admission authority for this school.  All applications for this school must be made through London Borough of Newham’s Pupil Services, not this school.

Nursery AdmissionsReception AdmissionsIn Year AdmissionsSecondary AdmissionsConsent Agreements

Please note the Admissions Policy for Nursery can be found here.  

If you would like to apply for a place on our waiting list please complete our ‘application for nursery form’ and then email it to info@maryland.newham.sch.uk . You will receive acknowledgement of receipt within 5 days of your submission.

We have limited 30 hour places for eligible families – if you are interested in applying for a place please complete the 30 hours interest form which is available from the school office.

 

 

For all children born from 1 September 2018 and 31 August 2019 inclusive, their parents/carers will need to apply for a reception class place in an infant or primary school for September 2022 entry.

The national closing date for on time reception applications is 15th January 2023.

The national offer date for on time reception applicants is 18th April 2023.

All reception 2022 applications must be made through the family’s home local authority.

For children living in Newham families must apply via London Borough of Newham. 

For children living outside Newham, whose family wants them to attend this school their application must be made through their home borough naming this school as a preference on their application.

Remember, parents/carers must apply for a reception place in this school, even if the child has a brother or sister attending this school.

School Finder

We recommend you use the Newham School Finder tool to determine the location of your preferred Newham schools and calculate home to school distances. 

 

If a family arrives in Newham during the school year and their child needs a school place they must complete an In Year form naming their preferred schools.

https://www.newham.gov.uk/schools-education/year-admissions/1

School places are usually offered within 10 days. 

The place offered may not be at the school the family prefers as that school may not have a suitable place available.

School Finder

We recommend you use the Newham School Finder tool to determine the location of your preferred Newham schools and calculate home to school distances. 

For all children born from 1 September 2011 and 31 August 2012 inclusive, their parents/carers will need to apply for year 7 secondary school place for September 2023, unless the child is on roll at an All Through school (Chobham Academy, Langdon Academy or School 21) as they will automatically move into year 7 unless they would prefer another school.

All year 7 applications for September 2023 must be made through the family’s home local authority.​

For children living in Newham families must apply via London Borough of Newham. 

For children who live outside Newham, whose family wants them to attend this school their application must be made through their home borough naming this school as a preference on their application.

Before submitting a year 7 application we strongly recommend all families read the autumn 2021 edition of the local authorities ‘Starting Secondary School Booklet guide and find out information about the school you are interested in.  If possible look at their virtual tours.

Remember, families must apply for a place, even if their child:

  • Has a brother or sister attending the school;
  • Lives in the schools priority area (for Sarah Bonnell only)
  • Attends a link school (for Stratford School Academy only)