Living in Leytonstone doesn’t mean you can only apply to send your child to a school in Leytonstone. You should see the London Borough of Waltham Forest website for more information about schools and how the admissions process works:

Find a school

GeoCommons school map Leytonstone area

School map on Geocommons. The link takes you to a Geocommons map, click on a blue dot to see the school details and link to their Ofsted website entry.

Leytonstone primary schools

Leytonstone secondary schools

Secondary schools typically have much wider catchment areas than primary schools and so it is particularly important to consider other schools whose catchment areas also cover Leytonstone.

Sixth Form Colleges

Sixth form colleges provide full-time courses for students aged 16-19. At 16, students may also choose to study at an FE College, which does not have to be in their own borough.

The following schools in Waltham Forest also have sixth forms:

Further education (FE)

Waltham Forest College

Waltham Forest CollegeWaltham Forest College, next to the Town Hall in Forest Road offers courses for full-time students aged 16 upwards plus further and higher education courses full- and part-time for adults.

Adult and community education

There are also a number of private education providers.

Hotcourses is a commerical listing which gives the most comprehensive information about courses for adults in and around London.

Education Help UK

If you want to know more about the education system and the most important organisations involved in education, see my other website: This site has pages for schools, colleges and universities and gives quick links to government sites, the main trade unions, media, key events in the education calendar and much more and an overview of qualifications, key stages and the school year system. Whether you’re a parent, you work in education, you supply services to education or you come from abroad and want an overview of how education works, make this site your first stop.

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