Admissions and Appeals
To apply for a place at our school please go to:
Please see the Local Authority website for Appeals Timetable for children starting Primary School in September 2017.
THE BISHOP WILLIAM WARD CE PRIMARY SCHOOL
Timetable for Admissions and Appeals for Children Starting Primary School in September 2017
15th January 2017 Closing date for applications.
This is the last day for receipt by the Local Authority (Essex County Council) of the Common Application Form,
either paper or online.
Your Supplementary Information Form (SIF) must also be sent to The Bishop William Ward Primary School by this date.
Applications received after this date will generally be treated as late applications.
18th April 2017 National Offer Day
An offer /refusal letter is sent to all Essex residents by the Local Authority advising parents of the outcome of their application. An email will also be sent to those who applied online, and who have requested it, which will confirm the outcome of their application.
If you do NOT receive a letter by 25th April 2017 you should contact the LA School Admissions Team on 0345 603 2200.
Please click here for information on how to lodge an appeal.
Appeal application form can be found here.
17th May 2017 Deadline for Lodging an Appeal
Deadline by when appeals against a refusal of a place should be lodged if you want it to be heard before the end of the summer term.
14th June 2017 Appeal Hearings
Appeals heard for those lodged by the deadline and where possible for late appeals.
Appeals for applications made within the normal admissions round will be held within 40 school days of the above deadline.
Appeals for late applications will be heard where possible within 40 school days of the above deadline OR within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged.
September 2017 onwards
Appeal hearings for any appeals not heard before the end of the summer term.
Between April and 25th August, the waiting list for The Bishop William Ward Primary School is maintained by the Local Authority.
Following that date the waiting list will be maintained by The Bishop William Ward Primary School.