Kingston Primary School


Information for parents applying for their child to start at Kingston Primary School

Before applying  to Kingston Primary School, visits are encouraged. To arrange this please contact the School Office on 01268 754137.


As an academy, we use Essex County Council Planning and Admissions Service to co-ordinate the school admissions for the main round of admissions in Reception. Please contact Essex County Council Planning & Admissions Department on 0845 603 2200 if you have a query about your child starting in Reception in September.


September Reception Applications can be made online via: 


Mid-year Admissions

From 1st April 2022, mid-year admissions (anything outside of the normal reception application round) will be coordinated by the school. Please find below our admissions policy and the application you should use. 


All correspondence for mid-year admissions will be through email.  Applications need to be emailed to with the subject title ADMISSIONS.


You should expect to receive a reply stating whether your child has been successful or not in gaining a place within 10 working days. Please note that this does not include school holidays. 


Admissions Policies 

 Admissions Policy 2022-2023.pdfDownload
 Admissions Policy 2023-2024.pdfDownload
 Admissions Policy 2024-2025.pdfDownload
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Application Form

 Mid Year Application Form Kingston.rtfDownload
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If your child is not offered a place at your preferred school, you can appeal against the decision following the Essex appeals process which is found on the below website:


Important Dates

Date What happens
19 April 2022 National Offer Day - parents informed of outcome of application 
18 May 2022 Deadline for submitting appeals
7 June to 20 July 2022 Appeals heard for those submitted by the deadline and where possible, for late appeals (last day of term: 22 July 2022)
September 2022 onwards

Appeals heard for any appeals not heard before 22 July 2022

15 January 2023

Applications for Reception places September 2023 deadline