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Admission Criteria for 2020

Primary school (Reception) admission round opens on 11 November 2019, for parents of children to apply for a Reception school place for the academic year that starts in September 2020.

The statutory national closing date for applications is 15 January 2020.

From 11 November 2019, 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 2020/21 booklet and the Schools Admissions Policies Directories contain details of all admission policies.


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