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Year 6 to 7 secondary admission round for September 2023

As you may be aware, the new secondary school admission round opened today, Monday 12th September 2022, for parents and carers of current Year 6 children to apply for a secondary school (Year 7) place for September 2023.

The statutory national closing date for applications is 31st October 2022. Applications can be made online via www.essex.gov.uk/admissions.

You will find helpful application information on the Essex Admissions website above.

The website also has a copy of the Secondary Education in Essex 2023-24 booklet which contains details of all secondary school admission policies. Please click on the link to the booklets page below.

https://www.essex.gov.uk/admissions-booklets-policies-and-forms/admission-booklets

 

Also below are links to local secondary school open days or evenings:

https://www.eppingstjohnsschool.org/66/announcements/announcement/155/open-evening-thursday-15th-september

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https://www.debdenparkhighschool.org/

https://rodingvalley.net/admissions/open-morning-2022/

Primary School Admissions (for Reception September 2022)

You can apply for a Reception school place at an Essex primary school between 8th November 2021 and 15th January 2022.   Applications received after this date will be considered as late and not dealt with until after National Offer Day in April 2022.

 

Before you apply, you should:

 

Essex County Council Admissions home page:https://www.essex.gov.uk/topic/admissions

 

Applications are made on-line via the following link:
https://www.essex.gov.uk/apply-for-a-primary-school-place

 

Once an application has been made, parents will be contacted by Planning and Admissions and informed of whether there is a place available for their child at their chosen school.  If the application has been successful, parents should then contact our school office to finalise arrangements for their child to start. 

After your school offer

If your child is not offered a place at your preferred school, you can appeal against the decision.

You will receive a letter with the appeal hearing date within 30 school days for mid-year appeals and 40 school days for normal admission round appeals.

 

Please click on the Admissions Appeals tab below for further information.

In-Year Admissions

As of 1st April 2022, Upshire Primary Foundation school will be dealing with all In-Year Applications. 

Parents/carers must now apply directly to the school, please contact the school office on 01992 715567 if you have any queries.

For an In-Year application form, please click on the document below.

 

For more information on Upshire Primary Foundation School's admissions criteria, please see our Admissions Policy below:

West Essex Primary School Admissions Brochure 2022 to 2023

Consultation on the school’s Admissions Policy to take effect from September 2023

The Governing Board of Upshire Primary Foundation School are currently consulting on the school’s Admissions Policy for admission to the school in the academic year 2023/24.

Please see the letter and proposed policy below.

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