Welcome from Admissions

Set on the edge of Victoria Park in the East of London, Gatehouse is a non-selective Preparatory School.  Our Nursery welcomes children from 3 years old and most of our pupils stay with us at Gatehouse until they move on to a wide range of both leading Independent, Grammar and State schools.

Nursery is our main entry point and demand for places at Gatehouse School are high.  We do not increase our numbers from Nursery to Reception, therefore we are unable to accept registrations for Reception places.  Occasionally places do also become available in other year groups.

Choosing the right school for your child is one of the most important decisions any parent has to make; with many factors to take in to consideration it can seem a daunting task.  Here at Gatehouse School we are always happy to help and answer any questions you may have.  If you would like your child to be considered for a place at Gatehouse School please find below a step-by-step guide to applying for a place at Gatehouse School:

Step 1

We warmly invite you to visit our School for a tour and to meet the Headteacher, Mrs Korbay, giving you the opportunity to discuss your child’s educational needs in more detail, to experience the atmosphere and to see our school in action.  We offer tours of the school most week day mornings at 9.30 am or 11.00 am, term time only.  To organise a tour please contact Ms Paula Armstrong, Admissions and Marketing Manager by email – admissions@gatehouseschool.co.uk or telephone 0208 709 5223.

Step 2

Following the introductory tour, the next step is to register your child by submitting a Registration Form and Registration Fee of £150.  This registration fee is non refundable.  At that time we will also need to see your child’s original birth certificate and/or Right to reside in the UK. 

Providing there is a vacancy, a place will be offered.   If there are no places available, your child’s name will be placed on a Waiting List and you will be contacted when a place becomes available.

Step 3

For a Nursery place, you will receive a letter in the September prior to entry at Gatehouse School, asking you to confirm your acceptance of the place and to pay the Deposit.

For a place at any other entry point, you will be required to secure the place by paying the deposit immediately.

Acceptance Deposit £1200*

* £800 refundable against first term’s school fee:

*£400 refundable after final term attending the school

Thank you for your interest in Gatehouse School.  Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any queries.

We look forward to meeting you and to welcoming you to Gatehouse School.

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