Coronavirus (COVID-19): easing of government restrictions in Essex

England is now at Step 4 of the easing of COVID-19 restrictions. Keep acting responsibly to protect yourself and others. Continue to follow the guidance on GOV.UK.

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Admissions booklets, policies and forms

Application forms

Secondary school

Applications for the 2021 school year are now closed.

If you wish to make a late application, use our online application form.

All applications received after 31 October 2020 will be treated as late and will only be processed after all on-time applications.

You are less likely to get a place at one of your preferred schools if you apply late.

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.

Applications are now closed. If you wish to make a late application, 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

Applications for the 2021 school year are now closed.

If you wish to make a late application for a Primary school (Reception) or Junior (Infant to Junior year 2 to 3 transfer) school place, use our online application form.

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

You are less likely to get a place at one of your preferred schools if you apply late.

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.

Applications for the 2021 school year are now closed.

If you wish to make a late application, complete the application form (PDF, 130KB) and send it to the address noted on the form.

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