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Admissions booklets, policies and forms

Application forms

Secondary school

You can now apply for the 2021 school year. You will have up to and including the 31 October 2020 to submit your application.

If you can not apply online, you can download the secondary school application form (PDF, 114KB) and send it to the address noted on the form

All applications must be received by the closing date of 31 October 2020.

Any applications received after this date will be treated as late and will only be processed after all the on-time applications.

New secondary school

The Trinity School is a new school in Colchester. It is due to open in September 2021 and will be admitting pupils into Year 7.

To apply for this school, complete the application form (PDF, 166KB) and send it to the address noted on the form. The school's admissions policy (PDF, 135KB) is also available to read.

Primary or Junior school

An application form will be available from 9 November 2020. You will have up to and including the 15 January 2021 to submit your application.

All applications received after 15 January 2021 will be treated as late and will only be processed after all the on-time applications.

Mid-year applications

Read our guidance and apply to change your child's school during the school year.

University Technology Colleges (UTCs)

BMAT STEM Academy is a University Technical College located in Harlow College campus.

You can now apply for a September 2021 year 10 place. You will have up to and including the 31 October 2020 to submit your application.

Complete the application form (PDF, 130KB) and send it to the address noted on the form.

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