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School Admissions

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, Year 4,Year 5 and Year 6 in 2022- 2023.


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 by clicking here.

Appeal Information

Parents have the opportunity to appeal against the refusal for the Academy where they do not receive an offer. Parents can submit an appeal by completing the appeal form on the Southend-on-Sea Borough Council website. The council forwards the appeal form to the Academy. The appeal will be heard by the individual school.


Click here to read more information on Southend Borough Council's website.


 Admission policies and reports can be read on Southend Borough Council’s website.

Applications for overseas children

In most cases, children arriving from overseas have the right to attend schools in England.

It is the responsibility of parents to check that their children have a right, under their visa entry conditions, to study at a school.  To help parents we recommend that those wishing to apply for a state funded school check that they have a right of right of abode or the conditions of their visas otherwise permit access a state-funded school.

Foreign nationals cannot use the 6 month visitor visa or a 6 month short-term study visa to enter the UK to enrol as a pupil at a school. Find out what these visas can be used for on the visitor visa and short term study visa pages.

Find out more visit the Department of Education.

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