The Federated Schools of St Joseph’s Catholic Nursery,  Infants & Juniors is are inclusive schools and welcomes children of all faiths and none, who embrace our Catholic ethos. We have 45  places in each year group, but if we receive more than 45 applications, baptised Catholic children and children of other denominations will be given priority, as explained in our admissions policy.

The Governing Body of St Joseph’s has a responsibility for admissions to this school and intends to admit 45 pupils to Year 3 in the school year which begins in September 2023. Parents and carers wishing to apply for a place at the Federated Schools of St Joseph’s Catholic Nursery, Infants & Juniors for the Year 3 Intake 2023 -2024 will find all the information they need in the Waltham Forest Primary Booklet which is available on the Waltham Forest Website

You are encouraged to apply on-line from September at; alternatively, a paper application can be submitted using the ‘Common Application Form’ (CAF) available from the Council’s Admissions Service. As well as completing an application to the Council, you will also need to complete an application to the school (called a Supplementary Information Form) which can also be downloaded from our Website or obtained from the school office.

If your do not have access to a computer, the borough’s libraries provide a self-service computer and library staff will assist you to register and log on. You are also welcome to ask our school office staff for help. The closing date for applications is 15 January 2023.

The school’s admission criteria are contained in the Waltham Forest Primary Booklet, the School Prospectus and in the School’s Admissions Policy, which can be downloaded from our website or obtained from the school office. There is a right of appeal should your application be unsuccessful.

If you have any queries please do not hesitate to telephone the school on 0208 539 5991, or the Council’s admission service on 0208 496 3000.

To transfer from Year 2 (Infants ) to Year 3 (Junior ) follow the guidance here:
Infant – Junior Transfer

If your child is new to the Federation (not transferring from the Infants ) please follow the guidance here :-

Applying from another school

You can view our Admissions pack here,

and our Admissions Presentation here

Please see the school’s admissions criteria below.

Admissions criteria for St Joseph’s Catholic Junior School

The School has an admission number of 45 for entry in Year 3.

Please read our 2023 – 2024 Admissions Policy below. 

Please find our 2024 – 2025 Admissions Policy here



Children will also be admitted within the school year where there are vacancies in any year group.