The Learning and Achieving Federation

The Learning and Achieving Federation

  1. Mawney Foundation School
  2. Statutory Information
  3. Admissions

Admissions for Reception and Above (Year 1-Year 6)      

If your child will be 4 years old between 1 September 2023 and 31 August 2024, they are due to start school in the school year beginning September 2024. 

Applications close on the 15th January 2024.

Admissions Parent Guidance Leaflet


Havering Council (the Local Authority) is the admission authority for all community schools in the London Borough of Havering. This means that it is the Council’s responsibility to set the admissions criteria and make the decisions as to which pupils are admitted to this school.

The admission arrangements can be viewed on the following page: 


Applications for children to start Reception in September must be made via your home Local Authority.  For parents that live in Havering this website is


Information for parents wishing to transfer their child to this school from another school (In Year Applications) can be found here:


Admissions Team

c/o Town Hall,

Main Road,

Romford RM1 3BD

Telephone: 01708 434600


New parent meeting presentation 2024

Secondary School Applications for September 2024

To help you understand the application process, the Local Authority have produced an information video and a brochure titled ‘Transferring to a Havering Secondary School in September 2024’ which you must read before submitting your online application.


The brochure and video can be found via the Havering School Admissions website You will also find information on this website regarding the Secondary School open events which take place during September and October 2023.


You can apply for a Secondary School place between 01 September and 31 October 2023.


If after reading the brochure and watching the video you have further questions regarding the application process, please contact the School Admissions team via or call 01708 434600 (Mon-Fri 12-5pm).

Prospective Parent Presentation 

Admission Policy for 2025/2026:

Admission Policy for 2024/2025:

Nursery Admissions Policy and Forms

Please find below The Mawney Foundation School's Admissions Policy; Terms and Conditions; and Admission Forms for Nursery, which opened in September 2017.

If you wish to apply for a place for your child/children, please print off the Admission form, complete it and return it to the School Office, along with your supplementary evidence forms.