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Mid-year application for a primary, infant or junior school place

Please do not use this form to apply for a Reception or Year 3 Junior School place for next September as these applications should be made via Essex County Council

Important information before you apply

What is this form for?

You should use this form to apply for a place at our School

A separate form is required for each child.

When should I apply?

  • Applications for transfer at the start of the next academic year or the next term will not be dealt with until the half term prior to the requested admission date. 
  • Applications received too early will be returned and you will need to re-apply at a later date.
    • We cannot accept an application for Spring term (January) until the preceding Autumn half term holiday i.e. October.
    • We cannot accept an application for Summer term (Easter) until the Spring half term holiday i.e. February.
    • We cannot accept an application for Autumn term (September) until the Summer half term holiday i.e. end of May.
  • If you have just moved into the area and your child is without a school place please note that your application will be dealt with within 15 school days. Evidence of your new address will be required in the form of either a signed tenancy agreement / exchange of contracts / council tax or driving licence.
  • If you apply shortly before or during a school holiday a decision may not be given until the school has re-opened.

Admission of children living overseas

You may apply for a place when you have moved to the UK.  Please return at this stage and we will be able to process your application.

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Should you require an application form in paper format, please contact the School Office.


September 2024 Admissions

If you have a child who is due to start school in September 2024 and you wish to arrange a tour of our school, please submit the form below. If you would like to be added to a waiting list for a tour date that is full please contact the school office on 01992 813083 option 2


Please include:

The date you require

Child's Full Name

Date of Birth

Parent/Carers Name


Telephone No.



These tours are for adults only, please do not bring children with you to the session, as this can be very distracting to yourselves and other prospective parents and space is very limited.

Your visit will consist of a presentation by the Headteacher Mr Rall and a tour of the school.


TUESDAY, 7th November  at 9.15am -  Full

THURSDAY, 9th November  at 9.15am  - Full

TUESDAY,14th November  at 9.15am  - Full

THURSDAY, 16th November  at 9.15am - Full

TUESDAY, 21nd November  at 9.15am

WEDNESDAY, 22rd November  at 9.15am - Full

Admission for September 2024

Please include: The date you require, Child's Full Name, Date of Birth, Parent/Carers Name, Address Telephone No.



 6th November 2023 - Parents can apply for a primary school place from this date

15th January 2024 - Closing date to apply for a school place for your child for September 2024

2nd February 2024 Last date for evidence of changes of address can be accepted to be included in the first round of offers

16th April 2024- National Offer Day (Parents are informed of the outcome of their application)

15th May 2024 Deadline by when appeals should have been lodged



In the event of oversubscription, 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 within the priority admission area of Theydon Bois Primary School.

4. Children living within the priority admission area of Coopersale and Theydon Garnon CE, Epping Primary, Epping Upland CE and Ivy Chimneys Primary Schools.

5. Remaining applications.


* The criteria of children with a sibling is only relevant in Year 6 if the application is for a mid-year transfer.


In the event of oversubscription within any of the above criteria, priority will be determined by straight line distance from school, those living closest being the highest priority.


Theydon Bois Primary School is part of the Epping Forest Schools Partnership Trust (EFSPT).

It is the policy of the Epping Forest Schools Partnership Trust to administer all mid-year enquiries by email:


Essex County Council co-ordinates all admissions into primary schools within Essex and all applications for places at the school should be made via them. If you wish to apply for a place for your child at Theydon Bois Primary School, please contact Essex County Council:


Telephone: 0345 6032200 Email:




For children starting infant, junior or primary school from September 2024





16 April 2024

National Offer Day - parents informed of outcome of application


15th May 2024

Deadline for submitting appeals


3th June to 17th July 2024

Appeals heard for those submitted by the deadline and where possible, for late appeals (last day of term: 23rd July 2024)

September 2024 onwards

Appeals heard for any appeals not heard before 23rd July 2024

Please help your child be school ready, using the links below: