Reception Admissions


The staff, governing body and pupils of Southern Road Primary School would welcome you 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.

For all children born from 1 September 2017 and 31 August 2018 inclusive, their parents/carers will need to apply for a reception class place in an infant or primary school for September 2022 entry.  


Key Dates for September 2022 Reception Admissions


What Date
The eAdmissions Pan London portal opens for online applications. 1 September 2021
National closing date for on-time reception applications 15th January 2022
National offer date for on-time reception applicants 19th April 2022


Click here to view the ‘We are going to School’ guidance document.

Reception Admission for September 2022 Entry

All reception 2022 applications must be made through the family’s home local authority. For children living in Newham, families must apply via the 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: 

Attends our nursery 


Has a brother or sister attending this school

Determined Admission Arrangements – September 2022 – Click Here

Further information –

Information about the reception process for September 2022 entry. Click Here

London Borough of Newham’s Determined Arrangements for the 2021/2022 (entry from September 2021) Click Here

Pan London eAdmissions portal –  Click Here

Determined Admission Arrangements for September 2023 entry

Guidance on creating an eAdmissions account and applying


Pan London Co-ordinated Scheme

 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.