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September 2023 admissions

The admissions window for children due to start in reception in 2023 opens on 7th November 2022. All applications must be made by the deadline of 15th January 2023 otherwise they will be treated as a late application. We will be running an open day on Thursday 4th November with tours running at 9:30 am, 2:00 pm and 4:00 pm.

 

This is a great opportunity to come and see our amazing school, see pupils in lessons and meet staff.

 

To book onto one of our tours please click here.

Admission applications can be made at https://educationportal.essex.gov.uk/CitizenPortal/en

Welcome video

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Some pupils would like to tell you why you should choose our school!

The Admission Process

 

At St. Margaret's Church of England Primary School all children admitted into a reception class in September will be offered a full time place. Parents/Carers can apply online to Essex County Council on www.essex.gov.uk/admissions

 

The Schools Planning and Admissions Department at Essex County Council allocate all intake of children wishing to join St Margaret's Church of England Primary School. 

 

If you would like to find out more about joining our school please contact us on 01787 237354.

 

In the event of over subscription any remaining places will be allocated using the following criteria in the order given:

1) Looked After Children and previously Looked After Children;

2) Children with a sibling attending the school;

3) Children living in the priority admission area;

4) Remaining Applications;

In the event of over subscription within any of the above criteria, priority will be determined by straight line distance from home to school, those living closest being given the highest priority.  St. Margaret's Church of England Primary School holds a waiting list for the Autumn Term.

 

Applications into other year groups

 

Applications for admission into all other year groups at St. Margaret's Church of England Primary School are also made via Essex Local Authority using the following link: https://www.essex.gov.uk/move-to-a-different-school-mid-year-admission

 

If you would like to find out more about joining our school please contact us on 01787 237354.

 

 

Transition arrangements for children joining Reception in 2023

Once children have been offered a place in our reception class for September 2023 we will be in touch with information regarding transition arrangements. However, we are pleased to also be able to give that information here. 

 

Children will be invited in for the following sessions as part of their transition arrangements: 

Wednesday June 14th 2023: 9:00 - 10:00 stay and play with parents

Wednesday June 21st 2023: 9:00 - 10:00 children stay unattended

Wednesday June 28th 2023: 9:00 - 10:00 children stay unattended

Wednesday July 5th 2023: 9:00 - 10:00 children join in a PE lesson with seed class

Wednesday July 12th 2023: 9:00 - 10:00 teddy bear's picnic for children and parents

 

Arrangements for September will be confirmed after the offers have been made. 

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