Schools in Waltham Forest

Waltham Forest’s Life Chances commission outlines the strategy to the Council is taking to ensure young people in Waltham Forest have the opportunities and support to thrive during their lives.

Waltham Forest actively encourages and supports the collaboration and cooperation across all partners involved in providing childcare and education in order to achieve the best outcomes possible for children and young people living, and being educated, in the borough.

The development of the Learning Partnership in 2018 is key to driving system-led improvement and all partners, including Early Years providers & nurseries, maintained schools & academies, and sixth form colleges, are invited and encouraged to be an active member.

There are a total of seventy-seven schools in Waltham Forest, of these there are a total of:

  • Forty-four maintained schools: three nursery schools; twenty-nine infants, juniors and primary schools; seven secondary schools; one all-through school; and four special schools  
  • Thirty-three academies: twenty-two infants, juniors and primary schools; seven secondary schools; one all-through school; and three special schools.


Below you will find the list of schools and the federation or academy that they are part of. 

Schools with nursery units can click on their name to link through to their secure space on the old Hub site. Chairs of Governors and key senior leaders can access documentation uploaded by the Early Years Service by logging into this area.   

For information on all providers of the Free Early Education Entitlement (FEEE) in Waltham Forest, please visit Waltham Forest Directory

Council Maintained Schools:

Nursery Schools

Infants, Juniors and Primary Schools


Secondary Schools

  • Frederick Bremer School
  • Heathcote School & Science College
  • Holy Family Catholic School
  • Kelmscott School
  • Leytonstone School
  • Walthamstow School for Girls
  • Willowfield School


All-through Schools

  • Buxton School


Special Schools

  • Belmont Park School
  • Burnside Secondary PRU, Hawkswood Group
  • Hawkswood Primary PRU, Hawkswood Group
  • Hawkswood, Hawkswood Group


Secondary Schools:


All-through Schools:


Last update: Tuesday 4th of June 2019 12:23:04 AM