Admissions and School Transfers

The policy and arrangements for admission to the school are set out in the Local Authority's school admissions booklet 'Starting School in Tower Hamlets', which can found on the Tower Hamlets website.

A paper copy can be obtained from the Local Authority's Pupil Admissions Team on 020 7364 5006.

For general enquiries, please email

Prospective Halley parents and carers are welcome to visit the School at any time and are encouraged to visit the school during the day, whilst the children are learning, in order to see the various learning activities and and see first-hand the provision Halley has to offer.

EYFS admission

Are you looking for a small, friendly school where your child can learn and flourish?

Come and visit Halley, discover what we have to offer and meet our wonderful team of Early Years Educators.

"Halley school is like a big family. Everyone is friendly and the children feel safe and happy"                                                                                                               - A Parent

"The early years setting is a safe, secure and highly engaging learning environment"

                                                                                - Ofsted 2017

If your child was born between 1 September 2019 and 31 August 2020 and does not attend nursery, you can apply for a nursery place for the 2023/24 school year by making an application online via Parent Portal.
Find out more about nursery admissions

Find out more about primary school (reception) admissions

Appointments should be made by making an appointment via the School Office.

Book a visit

We don’t currently have any school tours planned, but if you are interested in your child attending Halley, please provide us with your details and we will happily contact you to arrange a time for you to visit the school.

Entries marked with * are required.

We'll only store and process your details for the purposes related to this form and we will not sell or share them with any third parties.

Your details will be kept for five years before the records are removed. You can ask to see what details we hold about you and request that they be removed at any time by contacting us in writing.


Applications for in-year transfers and admissions must be made through the Tower Hamlets Parent Portal.

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