About LAE

Consultation on academy roll

Public consultation on the proposal to increase the planned capacity of London Academy of Excellence (LAE), Stratford from September 2020

London Academy of Excellence (LAE) Stratford is running a public consultation on its application to increase its total planned capacity from 650 student places to 750 student places with effect from September 2020. The proposed increase is linked to a planned expansion/development of the school site.

About the school

LAE is a 16-19 academy which opened in September 2012 and is located in Stratford in the London Borough of Newham. The academy offers an academic A-Level curriculum designed to maximise student’s chances of university entry. The academy is heavily oversubscribed and the purpose of this proposed increase is to give more students the opportunity to study at LAE.

LAE’s admissions

LAE makes conditional offers of places to students for entry into Year 12 each year on the basis of their predicted GCSE grades. The academy’s admissions policy reserves a minimum of 50% of these offers for students studying in Newham secondary schools and prioritises applications from students verified to be in receipt of free of school meals, provided they meet the minimum entry requirement. There are no plans to alter the academy’s admissions arrangements as part of the proposed increase to its planned capacity.

Further information

Further information about the academy and its admissions arrangements can be found on the school website.

Where to send your feedback

In line with the DFE’s guidance, public consultation on the proposal outlined above will open at 9.00am on Friday 7th February and close at 5.00pm on Thursday 19th March. If you would like the opportunity to respond, please send your feedback to consultation@lae.ac.uk. As part of the consultation exercise, a public meeting at the school has been scheduled for 6.00pm on Monday 9th March. If you would like to attend this meeting, please confirm your attendance in advance by writing to the e-mail address above.

Yours sincerely,

Scott Baker