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Admissions booklets, policies and forms

Application forms

Secondary school

Applications for the 2023 school year are now closed.

If you wish to make a late application for a secondary (year 7) school place, use our online application form.

All applications received after 31 October 2022 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, 95.06kB). 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 2023.

All applications received after 15 January 2023 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 (UTC) located in Harlow College campus.

Applications for the 2023 school year are now closed.

If you wish to make a late application for a UTC place, complete the BMAT STEM Academy application form (PDF, 306.91kB) and send to the address noted on the form.

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