Admissions Process - St Helens Infant School

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A very successful Open Morning was held on Thursday 19th October 2017 for the parents/carers of children who are due to start school in September 2018. They enjoyed a presentation by the Head Teacher and a tour of the school by our Year 2 children.

Please click here to see the comments made about their 'Tour Guides' by those perspective parents/carers who were given a tour by our Year 2 children.

An Open Morning for the parents / carers of children due to start in September 2019 will be held on Thursday 18th October 2018 at 9.15a.m. More details to follow.


Please see this link for an explanation for the Admissions Application Process





All applications for a place at St. Helen's Catholic Infant school must be made via Essex County Council (ECC). - Tel. 0845 6032200, email: admissions@essex.gov.uk. or website www.essex.gov.uk/schools  

It is a legal requirement that all applications are ranked in accordance with the published admission criteria for the cohort that the application applies to. An application can only be ranked and an offer made /added to the Waiting list once we have received confirmation from ECC of a formal application for your child.  Waiting list positions can change, for example, as a result of an offer of a place being made or as new applications for the school are received.

In order to process and rank an application in accordance with the published admission criteria for the cohort that the application applies, this school requires that a Supplementary Information Form (SIF), is completed.  If you are a practising Catholic, ask your your priest for a completed Certificate of Practice.

Applications to St. Helen's Catholic Junior school must be made via Essex County Council (ECC) by all parents once their child is in Year 2.  (Information regarding school applications including closing dates are available on the ECC website www.essex.gov.uk/schools).  St. Helen's Catholic Junior school also requires a completed SIF which is available from their school office (Tel. 01277 213962).
 
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