Fairhouse Primary School

Respect and Success for All


Fairhouse Primary School


School Number: 881-2581

Published admission number 2019/2020 60

Number on roll: 420

Admissions Policy

There is no guarantee of a place for children living in the priority admission area.

In the event of over-subscription, any remaining places will be allocated using the following criteria in the order given:

1. Looked After Children and previously Looked After Children;

2.Children with a sibling attending the school;

3. Children living in the priority admission area; and

4. Remaining applications.

In the event of over-subscription within any of the above criteria, priority will be determined by straight line distance from home to school, those living closest being given the highest priority.

Exceptional medical circumstances (supported by medical evidence) may override the above (other than Looked After Children and previously Looked After Children).

Waiting list held until end of autumn term.

Admissions Procedures - Information and advice provided by Essex County Council

Starting in the Reception year at Primary School

General advice
We recommend that you contact the schools you are interested in directly about place availability before submitting the application.
There is no guarantee of a place at a preferred school. We advise you carefully check the availability of places at schools when considering moving house.
Please remember, moving schools is a serious step to take. You should not remove your child from his/her current school before you have an offer of another school place.

Primary schools
If your child is already at primary school and you wish to transfer him/her to a different primary school in Essex, please complete the mid-year online application. Please note that you will need to complete and submit the form in one session, it is not possible to save the form and return to it later.
Upon receipt of an application we will contact your preferred school(s) about availability of places. We expect to let you know the outcome by letter within 2 - 3 weeks of receipt of your application.
When your child has been offered a place and is on the school role, the following admissions form and home school agreement needs to be completed by all parents before children start school.


Parents and family of prospective pupils are very welcome to arrange a visit to view the school and meet the headteacher. Please make an appointment via the school office on 01268 523971.