Admissions at Eastlea Community School 

We would welcome you applying for a place at this school Eastlea is currently led by Charlotte Robinson, Executive Headteacher at Eastlea and Headteacher at Rokeby school,  alongside Sarah Morgan, Head of School at Eastlea and previously Deputy Headteacher at Lister Community School.  We are both proud to be working at Eastlea and believe wholeheartedly that this school has much to offer its local community.  Our aim is for all students, regardless of their starting point, to achieve their full potential in their academic outcomes as well as their personal development. We ensure that all students are academically challenged in a safe, supportive and inclusive environment. We are dedicated to the safety and well-being of every child in our care and this is reflected in our re-organised pastoral system.  Our dedicated staff work together to ensure that our students are provided with opportunities to achieve both academically and to flourish as part of a wider school community. Our aim is that our students are given the chance to discover lifelong interests as well as a love of learning.

We believe that this school has much to offer your child and we look forward to working with you to support your child through their time at Eastlea.

Eastlea’s Governing Body has formally agreed to adopt the London Borough of Newham’s Admission Arrangements for September 2022 entry.

More information about the Newham admissions process can be found here.

A clear outline of the process can also be found here  PDF format

For more information on finding a school place in Newham and to apply for a place at our school, please click on the relevant document links .


Year 7 Admission for September 2021

How to apply

If your child was born between 1 September 2009 and 31 August 2010 inclusive, you need to apply for a year 7 secondary school place for September 2021.  The national closing date for year 7 applications is 31stOctober 2020.

The links below will assist you with making your application:

Starting Secondary School autumn 2020 edition

Guidelines related to the application process

Waiting lists

​ Link to Pan London eAdmissions portal

Pan London Co-ordinated Admissions

Pan London coordinated admissions


Pan London eAdmissions portal

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.

Consent Forms

Please find below links to our Parental Consent Forms and Home/School Agreement(Content to be updated)

Mid Phase Admission Procedures

In Year admission  secondary school (also referred to as mid-term and in- year admission)

If your family arrives in Newham during the school year 2019/2020 and your child needs a school place in the borough you must complete an In Year form and you are usually given a place within 5-10 school days. 

 We would welcome you to apply for a place at Eastlea Community School to join our school family.

 Due to supply and demand the place offered may not be at the school you prefer as some schools may not have a suitable place available.

In Year Admissions for September 2020 to August 2021(Year Groups 7 to 11)

How to apply

In Year school application form (all year groups) for September 2020 to August 2021


Determined Arrangements for September 2019 onwards entry