If you are considering making an application for your child to join our school you might find it useful to read our admissions policy. 

For further information on how to apply for a place and to find out if your child is in our catchment area please go to: 

Primary School Admissions for 2020

As you may be aware, the primary school (Reception) admission round opens on 11th November 2019, for parents of children to apply for a Reception school place for the academic year that starts in September 2020. The statutory national closing date for applications is 15 January 2020. From 11 November 2019, applications can be made online via


Admission Consultation for Admissions Policy 2021

On behalf of the Headteacher and Board of Governors please see attached our proposed Admissions Policy and Supplementary Information Form for admission to Great Chesterford C. of E. Primary Academy in September 2021. Proposed changes to the existing criteria:

  • admission of staff’s children (5)
  • admissions relating to specific local Anglican churches (6)
  • admissions relating to other Anglican churches (7)

The SIF has been changed to reflect the proposed changes to criteria 6. and 7. of the policy.

Our 6 week consultation period runs from today, Friday 6th December 2019 until Friday 17th January 2020. 

Any views or responses should be emailed to or sent in writing to Great Chesterford C. of E. Primary Academy, School Street, Great Chesterford, Essex, CB10 1NN.