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Admission Policy for 2022 - 2023

From 8 November 2021 you can apply online for your child’s primary (Reception) or junior (year 3) school place.

You must submit an application by the national closing date of 15 January 2022. Applications received after this date are considered late and will reduce your chance of being offered a place at your preferred schools.


Primary school (Reception) admission round opens on 8 November 2021, for parents of children to apply for a Reception school place for the academic year that starts in September 2022.

The statutory national closing date for applications is 15 January 2022.

From 8 November 2021, applications can be made online via
www.essex.gov.uk/admissions. 98% of parents in Essex applied online last year.


Essex Admissions do not send letters to parents about making an application. All of the application information is available on the website above.


The website www.essex.gov.uk/admissions also has a copy of the Primary Education in Essex 2022 2023 booklet and the Schools Admissions Policies Directories contain details of all admission policies.


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