Takeley Primary School

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Bennet Canfield, Little Canfield, Dunmow, Essex, CM61YE


01279 870541

Takeley Primary School

Learning, achieving and enjoying together

  1. Key Information
  2. Admissions


September 2024 Reception Classes

If your child was born during the period 1st September 2019 to 31st August 2020, 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 2024/2025.  Reception 2024 Applications open Monday 6th November.

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. Click here for information on applying


For details on the 2024/25 Admissions Policy, please see the link below:

Takeley Primary School Admission Policy 24/25


We would like to take this opportunity to invite all those with children starting school in September 2024 to book a slot to come and join in with us and to meet the teachers for part of one of three open afternoon sessions;

Wednesday 1st November 2023

Wednesday 8th November 2023

Wednesday 15th November 2023

Please call the school office on 01279 870541 or e-mail admin@takeley-pri.essex.sch.uk to book your place. 

If you do know of any families who have children that don't currently attend Takeley do please spread the word.

In the meantime do please browse our website to see what we have to offer. Our EYFS team have put together a wonderful welcome video which can be found under 'Our Curriculum' and the drop down 'Reception' tab: https://www.takeley-pri.essex.sch.uk/children/reception.


If you would like to know more or to speak to Mrs Martin (EYFS Leading Teacher), Mrs Clarke-Scholes (Head of EYFS and Key Stage 1) or Mrs James  (Headteacher) please call the school office on 01279 870541. The Office will also be able to send you out further details on how to apply or simply follow the links below.


To apply for a place a Takeley Primary School to start in September 2024 please follow the link to the Essex County Councils Schools admissions page, below. 

Primary school places | Essex County Council

You can apply for primary (reception) school place between 6 November 2023 and 15 January 2024.


Mid Year Applications during the 2023/2024 Academic Year 

For mid-year applications from April 2022 please contact the school office for our application form or download the form below.

Mid-Year Application Form 

For all in-year admissions contact Mrs Carter on 01279 870 541 or via: admissions@takeley-pri.essex.sch.uk

Admission Appeals

For information regarding admission appeals please click here

Admission Policy 2025-2026