What is eAdmissions?
eAdmissions is where you can apply online for school admission
for children starting primary school Reception or Year Seven
secondary school for the first time.
Who is eAdmissions for?
Children starting primary Reception school in September
The closing date for on time primary reception applications was
on Friday 15 January 2016 at 11.59 pm.
Children transferring from primary Year Six to secondary school
Year Seven in September 2016
The closing date for on time secondary applications was on Saturday
31 October 2015 at 11.59 pm.
Supporting documents - proof of residency:
In defining a child’s ‘normal’ place of residence, we will not
accept a business address, a landlord’s tenant’s address or a
childminder's address as a basis for allocating school places, nor
will future addresses be accepted. Second homes with a short-term
lease, will not be accepted as a normal permanent place of
Proof of residence will be requested from you to prove your home
address. You will have to provide scanned copies of at least two of
the following list of documents (they must be within 3 months old
at the time of application) and complete your Council Tax number in
your online application. Please remember to submit the required
proofs when you apply online.
Acceptable documents are:
- for Redbridge addresses we can check your Council Tax reference
number automatically. Please complete this online and provide two
further proofs from the following list;
- rent book
- tenancy agreement and copy of your Tenancy Deposit Protection
Scheme or other deposit protection as applies to the tenancy
- utility bills e.g Electricity/Gas/Water/Landline phone which
must show the home phone number (within three months old)
- UK Driving Licence
Why use eAdmissions:
It’s the ninth year Redbridge
parents will be able to log on to Redbridge i and apply for
their child’s school place. More than half of parents and carers
applied for their child's school place online last year. The
service is quick and simple to use.
Here are just a few benefits for submitting an online
application using eAdmissions:
- NEW - ParentComms App:
This mobile app is an alternative way to receive notifications from
the eAdmissions website. You may already use ParentComms through
your child's school, otherwise you will need to download the
ParentComms app from the Apple AppStore or Google Play to a mobile
device and register your eAdmissions USO username and password
to receive the notifications about the outcome to your
- You can get text reminders from eAdmissions about key
dates and application results to your registered email
address/ mobile number
- You will be told if any of your schools also need a
Supplementary Information Form (SIF)
- You can upload and attach supporting documents at the time of
making your child's application
- The system helps applicants check for errors on application
forms which means there is no need for an application to be sent
back in the post for correction
- You can get links to education and school websites. You can
also access this booklet on the Redbridge Council website
- The information you add to your online application is
automatically saved so that you can work on it at a time that suits
you and make changes before you submit your application by the
- You will get an email confirmation that your application has
- It is quick and easy to do
- It's safe to use
- There is no risk that your application will get lost in the
Redbridge primary and secondary school information pages
Atam Academy - Opening in
September 2016. The Open Event for Saturday 12 December has
been moved back to Redbridge Central Library.
Primary Reception applicants
Online applicants will be sent an email during
the evening of 18 April 2016.
Applicants for secondary Year Seven
Online applicants will be sent an email during the evening
of 1 March 2016.