Key dates in January 2021

Key events and national days aimed at education professionals in Waltham Forest. 

Wednesday 13 January

Schools Forum on TEAMS

Wednesdays at 5.30pm

These meetings are open to the public.  If you would like to attend as an observer please contact for the link to the meeting.

Thursday 14 January

Virtual Sixth Form Open Evening

Chingford Foundation Virtual Sixth Form Open Evening 

Application deadline : Wednesday 24 February 2021

Tuesday 19 January

Careers Network Meeting

A Careers Network Meeting for Careers staff at schools and colleges will be held at 2.30pm to 3.30pm. 

Thursday 21 January

School Organisation Admissions Board

The local authority has a statutory duty to ensure that there are sufficient places in their area for every child of school age whose parents want their child to attend school.

The School Organisation and Admissions Board (SOAB) is a discretionary board that provides support to the council in its statutory obligation to provide sufficient school places for all children within its geographical areas.

Thursday 21 January

Virtual Sixth Form Open Evening

Highams Park School Virtual Sixth Form Open Evening 

Application deadline Friday 6 March 2021

Thursday 21 January

Census date

Alternative Provision Census 2021

Early Years Census 

School Census Spring 2021

Tuesday 26 January

SBM Meeting

The WF School Business Managers Network meets every six weeks and provides free guidance and training to school business professionals in maintained schools.

This meeting will be on Microsoft Teams and will start at 9.30am.

Tuesday 26 January

School Census

Maintained schools submit return to Local Authority