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Admissions to the School

Admissions for 2018-2019


Our Admission Policy is in line with Local Authority (LA) requirements. There is no guarantee of a place for children at the school. It starts the pupil admission number (PAN) at 150 for Year 3 and Year 4, 120 in Year 5 and Year 6 in 2017-2018.


In the event of over-subscription, places will be allocated using the following criteria in the order given:

1. Those having siblings attending the school,


2. Those having siblings attending the partner infant school,


3. Straight line distance from home to school, those living closest being given the highest priority.


How to apply for a place at Hamstel Junior School


If you would like to apply for a place at our school, full details of admissions can be found through the following link:


Appeal Information


Following National Offer Day on 18th April 2017, should you wish to appeal against a refusal for admission to this school, it would be helpful if you notify the Head Teacher, in writing, with the details of your case in full or use an appeal form (see below) no later than 19th May 2017.


Appeals will be held during June/July 2017 depending on when they are sent. If your appeal documentation is received after 19th May 2017, your appeal may not be heard before the end of the summer term. Appeals cannot be heard during school holidays. Please refer to the school's Admissions Policy for further information or to complete a form provided by Southend-on-Sea Borough Council (LA).


Click here to view the School Admissions Appeal Form -


Click here to read the guide for parents provided by the LA: