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Admissions Information

Reception Intake : Academic Year 2021/2022


For those parents interested in applying for a place at St Joseph’s Catholic Infant School for the Reception Intake 2021/2022 (those children born between 01.09.2016 & 31.08.2017) the Waltham Forest Primary Booklet containing criteria for all schools and information on how to apply is available on the Waltham Forest Website. 


Applications can be made on-line from September at and parents are encouraged to use this route if at all possible. Alternatively, a paper application can be submitted using the 'Common Application Form' (CAF) obtainable from Primary Admissions.  If your do not have access to a computer, you can visit a Library Plus branch where you can use a self-service PC to log your request/report. Staff are available to support you if you need it.  The closing date for applications is 15th January 2021.


We also require a Supplementary Information Form to be completed (available for download below or from our school office) and returned to school by 15th January 2021 along with the following identification:

  • Child's Birth Certificate
  • Baptism Certificate (where applicable)
  • Current Council Tax Bill
  • Utility Bill (within the last 3 months)


Please note that we are an inclusive school and we welcome children of all faiths who are sympathetic to our Catholic ethos.


As well as appearing in the Waltham Forest Primary Booklet, the school's criteria can be found in the School Prospectus and the School's Admissions Policy, both available to download below or directly from the school office.


Parish Boundary maps are also available to download for your information.


If you have any queries please do not hesitate to telephone the school office on 020 8539 3000.  Please note the schools criteria only applies when there are surplus applications. 


Appeal Timetable for Reception Intake 2021/2022


Closing date for submitting an Appeal Form can be found on the Waltham Forest Admissions website.


Annual Reception Intakes For Future Academic Years


Reception intakes are coordinated by the Borough and the application process commences in the year before your child is due to start school. At that time, information will be available from Waltham Forest Pupil Admissions - Telephone: 020 8496 3000. Information will also be available on their website at


Admissions Covering Letter



  • Dolphins Nursery 98%
  • Reception Jellyfish Class 97.6%
  • Reception Seahorses Class 97.1%
  • Year 1-Seals Class 91.7%
  • Year 2-Whales Class 99.2%
  • Year 2-Sharks Class 90.6%
  • Whole School 0

Team Points

  • St Theresa 1089
  • St Patrick 1408
  • St Alban 1289
  • St Paul 1061