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Admission Consultation on the SEND Resourced Provision 2024/25 (Consultation period Thursday 25th January to Thursday 7th March 2024)

Admissions into Year 3 for the academic year 2024-2025

This application is made directly with Essex County Council Admissions.

  • 6th November 2023 Essex County Council admissions open online.
  • 15th January 2024 Statutory national closing date for all applications including online.
  • 16th April 2024, if you applied online, you can log into your account to see your school allocation. 


Please click on the Essex County Council admissions icon below, to apply for a year 3 September start and to find out more about Essex school admissions.




For children starting infant, junior or primary school from September 2024

DateWhat Happens
16th April 2024

National Offer Day - parents informed of outcome of application

15th May 2024

Deadline for submitting appeals

3rd June to 17th July 2024Appeals heard for those submitted by the deadline and where possible, for late appeals (last day of term: 23 July 2024)
September 2024 onwards

Appeals heard for any appeals not heard before 23 July 2024


Mid-Year Admissions

It is the policy of the Epping Forest Schools Partnership Trust to administer all mid-year admission enquiries by email:

We will endeavour to answer all emails within 48 hours.

For mid-year applications please see the following information.


Mid-year application for a primary, infant or junior school place

Please do not use this form to apply for a Reception or Year 3 Junior School place for next September as these applications should be made via Essex County Council

Important information before you apply

What is this form for?

You should use this form to apply for a place at our School

A separate form is required for each child.

When should I apply?

  • Applications for transfer at the start of the next academic year or the next term will not be dealt with until the half term prior to the requested admission date. 
  • Applications received too early will be returned and you will need to re-apply at a later date.
    • We cannot accept an application for Spring term (January) until the preceding Autumn half term holiday i.e. October.
    • We cannot accept an application for Summer term (Easter) until the Spring half term holiday i.e. February.
    • We cannot accept an application for Autumn term (September) until the Summer half term holiday i.e. end of May.
  • If you have just moved into the area and your child is without a school place please note that your application will be dealt with within 15 school days. Evidence of your new address will be required in the form of either a signed tenancy agreement / exchange of contracts / council tax or driving licence.
  • If you apply shortly before or during a school holiday a decision may not be given until the school has re-opened.

Admission of children living overseas

You may apply for a place when you have moved to the UK.  Please return at this stage and we will be able to process your application.

Apply now

Click on the following to take you directly to the online application form:

Mid-Year Application Form

Should you require an application form in paper format, please contact the School Office.


Admissions Policy

AJS Determined Admission Arrangements 2023-2024

AJS Determined Admission Arrangements 2024-2025

AJS Determined Admission Arrangements 2025-2026

Alderton Junior Parent and Pupil Reflection

January Ofsted Inspection 2023 Good with Outstanding "Pupils flourish in this happy, harmonious junior school. They enjoy a wealth of opportunities to develop their talents and interests."