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Primary School Admissions

If you have a child born between 1st September 2016 and 31st August 2017, they are due to start school in September 2021

It is the responsibility of parents to apply for a school place at the correct times. You will not receive any letters from Southend-on-Sea Borough Council to inform you that you must apply for your child’s school place however, early years settings and general marketing is in place to ensure parents are alerted.

Primary School Admissions to reception and year 3 at an Infant, Junior or Primary School are received and processed for all schools in the borough by the School Admissions Team, Southend-on-Sea Borough Council for all residents in the borough. Admissions during the school year are called In-year admissions. Application forms and further details about in-year admission should be made by selecting 'in-year admissions' on this website.


Admission Policy 2021-22.pdf
Primary 2021 Final Flyer.pdf

In-Year Admissions

Applications for a school place, for children aged between 5 - 16 during the school year are referred to as in-year admissions.

General Advice

To apply for years 0-6 Primary, Infant and Junior School

The Admissions Team can advise of availability of places across the borough, you can email us at School Admissions.

Parents/carers can apply by completing an application form and emailing it to us at School Admissions.

Contact Schools and Learning

Telephone: 01702 215007

Email: council@southend.gov.uk