Admissions 20-21


Please find below documents with the details of the proposed Admission Arrangements 2021/22 which will apply to applications for admission to September 2021 and for the year 2021.

We invite you to make any comments or observations to us in writing by 10th January 2020. This constitutes the consultation under the requirements of the legislation.

Responses to the consultation can be made via email addressed for the attention of Miss. Holmes to

Parents and carers are advised that a number of schools/trusts in the area are consulting on their admission arrangements for 2021/22 as required by law. Information is available on respective school webpages and also on Southend-on-Sea Borough Council website

Determined admission arrangements for schools in the borough of Southend-on-sea

Children who are applying for a place in Reception at Darlinghurst for the next academic year can apply directly to the Academy or via Southend Borough Council.

After the end of August each year, the waiting lists are handed to our school and the admission process becomes the responsibility of Darlinghurst Academy. For more details of this admission process, please see the Primary Schools Admissions Booklet for the appropriate year. A copy is held in the office by Mrs Lowe, Admissions.

As Darlinghurst is an Academy Trust, all other In-Year admissions are handled by the Admissions Team here at school.

Admissions 20-21

Is your child due to start school in September 2020?

Parents/carers of children born between 1st September 2015 and 31st August 2016 will need to apply for a Primary School place and the closing date for applications is 15th January 2020.

How do you apply for a place at Darlinghurst Academy?

At Darlinghurst Academy, we provide our own admissions process, please apply through the local authority and complete a Darlinghurst application form.

What if your child already attends Darlinghurst Nursery?

Parents/carers of children in nursery will still need follow the admission process and complete our internal application form.

How can I ask for support?

If you would like any further information, please contact our Admissions Officer

Mrs Lowe at or call 01702 509207.

For an application form and further information please contact Miss Davis, Nursery Admissions on 01702 509205 or

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