If your child was born during the period 1 September 2013 to 31 August 2014, you can apply for your child to attend a primary or infant school. Your child will be entitled to start school from the September of the academic year 2018/19.
It is the responsibility of parents to make an application for their child’s primary school place. It is not necessary to wait to receive an application form or letter in the post. From 13 November 2017 you can access information and apply online.
The closing date for applications is 15 January 2018.
We are delighted that your child has been offered a school place at Highfields in September. We do realise that this is a new experience for a young child and for you as parents. It is therefore our aim to do all we can to ease this process and why we are now making plans for your child to meet staff and to learn something about our school before September.
Please see the following important dates:
Wednesday 20 June Teddy Bears Picnic 10.45am - 11.30am (Group 1 - Surname A-L)
Wednesday 20 June Teddy Bears Picnic 2.00pm- 2.45pm (Group 2 - Surname M-Z)
Saturday 30 June Friends of Highfields Summer Fair – 12.00 noon – 3.00 pm
Monday 2 July Induction morning Group 1 - 10.30am – 11.30 am followed by Lunch
Tuesday 3 July Induction morning Group 2 - 10.30am – 11.30 am followed by Lunch
Thursday 5 July Story Time 2.40 am – 3.00 pm
Friday 6 July PTA Summer Picnic with ‘Keystone’ 6pm
Saturday 14 July Tendring Hundred Show
Mid Year Applications (transfer application for children currently attending primary school)
Essex County Council Mid Year Application Form - If your child is already attending a primary, infant or junior school and you wish to apply for a transfer to a different primary, infant or junior school (currently in Reception or in Years 1 to 6) please apply using a mid-year application form or follow the online application for a school place.
If your child is in Year 6 of a primary or junior school during the 2017/18 academic year, you will need to apply for their secondary school place for September 2018.
It is the responsibility of parents to make an application for their child’s secondary school place. It is not necessary to wait to receive an application form or letter in the post.
From 12 September 2017 you can access information and apply online.
The closing date for applications is 31 October 2017.
If you wish to find out more information about our school or wish to register an interest for your child to join us please contact us