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SECAT and the LA have now confirmed admission arrangements for the school for 2025/2026 

Please scroll to the borttom of the page to read confirmed arrangements. 

Primary School applications are administered for Richmond by Southend-on-Sea Borough Council.

To apply please use the link below to apply online, if you require a paper application please contact the Customer Service Centre on 01702 215000

Southend on Sea Admissions website 

In-Year admissions:

Please apply via the council website: In-Year Admissions – Southend-on-Sea City Council 

A digital copy of the in-year admissions form is also available to download at the bottom of this page. 

Admission to reception: 

Parents can apply between 15th September and 15th January to start school in September the year after their 4th Birthday.

At the closing date for admission applications places will be allocated, up to a maximum of 60 places per year, according to the criteria in the admissions policy. This policy can be read below or on the policies page of this website.

If you wish to appeal an admissions decision, this can be done through Southend Local Authority, using the link below:  


Primary School Admissions Dates

National Primary School Offer day – 16th April 2024  

On time submission of appeals deadlline - 18th May 2024

On time appeals must be heard by 18th July 2024

Late appeals – Late September/October 2024

School Admission Appeals - Southend City Council