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For children wishing to start in our school’s Early Years Foundation Stage (also known as the Reception year) for the following academic year applications must be made via ECC Planning & Admissions.

Detailed information, as well as how to make an application, is available on the department’s website:

Mid-Year Applications for all years must be made via Essex County Council Schools Admissions.

Admissions Policy:

  1. All children have the legal right to full-time schooling from the September after the child’s 4th birthday.
  2. Parents may opt to:
  • Defer the starting date for full time schooling up to the start of the term after their child’s 5th birthday;
  • Request part-time schooling for their child up to the start of the term after their child’s 5th birthday.

PLEASE NOTE: there is no guarantee of a place at our school for any child because she/he lives in our school’s priority admission area. 

Parents who are unsuccessful with their applications may appeal