To apply for a place, you must complete a Common Application Framework (CAF) either:
If you’re applying for a place after the start of the school year (for example, changing schools), please contact the local authority.
Visit us at the school or call us on 01268 683037.
Click here to download Essex School Admissions Booklet, call 0345 603 2200 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact independent advice service Choice Advice on 0845 877 0031.
If the number of preferences for the school is more than the number of places available, places will be allocated according to the school’s admission criteria. For more information, view our school's Admissions Policy.
Children with a statement of Special Educational Need that specifies the school as the placement school will be allocated a place through a separate procedure, in accordance with the Special Educational Needs Code of Practice. For more information, see Essex County Council's Admissions Booklet.
If your child was born between 1st September 2014 and 31st August 2015, they will be due to start Reception in September 2019. Even if your child currently attends a nursery attached to a school or has a sibling already at the school you must apply for a Reception place.
If your child is currently in year 2, they are due to join a junior school year 3 in September 2019.
If you have already applied for a place, you will:
If your child is currently in Year 6, they will be due to start secondary school in September 2019. You must still apply for a secondary place for your child even if they attend an all-through school or have an older sibling at your preferred school.
The closing date for on-time applications for the September 2019 is 31st October 2018.
To apply, you must complete a Common Application Framework (CAF):
1st March is National Allocation Day so you can log on to the eAdmissions site from 5pm on that date to find out the results of your application or, if you submitted on paper, you will receive an offer letter, and you will have:
If your child is in year 1, they will be due to start Reception in September 2020.
To view our admission arrangements for September 2020, please click here.