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Admissions booklets, policies and forms

Application forms

Secondary school

Applications for the 2022 school year are now closed.

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

All applications received after 31 October 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.

Primary or junior school

If you are unable to apply online you can use the primary school admissions application form (PDF, 107.04kB). Use this form for your primary or junior school application and send it to the address noted on the form.

All applications must be received by 15 January 2022.

All applications received after 15 January 2022 will be treated as late and will only be processed after all the on-time applications.

New primary school

St Luke's Park Primary School is a new school in Runwell. It is due to open in September 2022 and will be admitting pupils into Reception.

To apply for this school, complete the application form (DOCX, 748.54kB) and send it to the address noted on the form. You can also read the school's admissions policy (PDF, 116.32kB).

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 2022 school year are now closed.

If you wish to make a late application, complete the BMAT STEM academy application form (PDF, 219.39kB) and send it to the address noted on the form.

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