Selecting a school and applying for a place for your child can sometimes seem complicated but we hope that the information on this page will guide you. Please read the attached Admission Arrangements for further details and the information below on how to apply. Essex County Council’s website provides guidance and information on the process on applying for a Primary school place – click on this link to go to their website.
Our Admission Arrangements are available to read from the attachments section on this page. Please take time to read this as it contains information regarding our admissions criteria, application of waiting lists and the appeals process.
We are always available to talk to you about our school and the admissions process, please do contact us.
Steeple Bumpstead is a one-form entry primary school with a Published Admission Number (PAN) of 30 for entry in Reception. Essex County Council co-ordinates all Normal Year of Entry Admissions into Reception and communicates all admission decisions to parents.
You can apply for primary (reception) school place at an Essex primary school between 7 November 2023 and 15 January 2024.
will receive confirmation of your application by email
can check or change your application right up to the closing date
can view the outcome of your application online on the offer day
will receive an email with details of your school offer on the offer day
► An offer of a school place will be sent out by Essex County Council.
If you would like to come and have a look around Steeple Bumpstead Primary School and meet the Head of School, before you make an application to Essex County Council, then please contact the school to arrange an appointment.
For mid-year applications to Steeple Bumpstead Primary School please contact us so that we can advise you if there is a vacancy in that year group and if you request a place we can add your child to the waiting list which we hold.
Please read the attached Admission Arrangements for further details.