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Admission Arrangements

All admissions are handled by the Local Authority.

Stanway Primary School

Address:          Villa Road, Stanway, Colchester CO3 0RH

Telephone:      (01206) 574819



 Headteacher: Mrs R Loader

Community (Co-educational) 4–11

School Number: 881-2041

Published admission number : 60

Number on roll: 399

Applications received (all preferences) Sept 2021: 171

In 2021 the last child was admitted under criterion: 4

Admissions Policy

There is no guarantee of a place for children living in the priority admission area. 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 (as defined in the Primary Education in Essex 2021/2022 booklet);

2. children with a sibling attending the school;

3. children living in the priority admission area;

4. remaining applications.

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

Waiting list held until 31st December of the year of admission.

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Admissions into any other year group are also made through the local authority using the same contact details.