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Admissions Policy 2023 - 2024

Admission Policy 2024 - 2025

Joining Purleigh Community Primary School


If you are interested in sending your child to our school, please contact the school office and arrange to visit us.  We'd be very pleased to meet you and show you around. 

The admissions round for September 2023 EYFS will open on 7th November 2022 and close on 15th January 2023. The “offer” of places will be sent out on 17th April 2023.


The link below will take you to a very helpful video presentation about applications. 


Essex School Admissions (for reception intake ONLY)

For advice please contact us on 0345 603 2200


School Admissions
Essex County Council
PO Box 4261
County Hall


You can also find more advice and information here:


Admission into our school


If you are looking to join Purleigh Community Primary School from another school, from April 1st 2022 you must apply direct to the school and not to the Local Authority. Please use the application form below and return it to 


For applications into existing year groups, a place will be offered when the number of pupils in the relevant year group is below the admission number for that year group. 


Please note that if a mid-year application is received during a school holiday period, we will respond as soon as possible when the school reopens.

Guide to application for EYFS

Mid-Year Application for a Primary School Place at Purleigh Community Primary School

ECC Primary School Brochure 2022 - 2023

School Prospectus 2022 2023