Visits to Montgomerie Primary School are encouraged. To arrange this please contact the School Office on 01268 757881.

Applying for a place in Reception 

As an academy, we use Essex County Council Planning and Admission Service to co-ordinate the school admissions for children who are starting school in Reception each September. For further information regarding admissions, please see the below directory or contact Essex County Council Planning & Admissions Department on 0845 603 2200.


Applying for a place at Montgomerie Primary School outside of the normal Reception Admissions

From 1st April 2022, mid-year admissions (anything outside of the normal Reception application round) will be coordinated by the school. Please find below our admissions policy and the application form you should complete and return to us to apply for a place at Montgomerie Primary School. 

All correspondence for mid-year admissions will be through email via the school .  Applications need to be emailed to  with the subject title 'Admissions'.

You should expect to receive a reply stating whether your child has been successful or not in gaining a place within 10 working days. Please note that this does not include school holidays. 

Click here to download the application form



If your child is not offered a place at your preferred school, you can appeal against the decision following the Essex appeals process which is found by clicking the link below: 

Date What happens
19th April 2022 National Offer Day - Parents informed of outcome of application
18th May 2022 Deadline for submitting appeals
7th June to 20th July 2022 Appeals heard for those submitted by the deadline, and where possible for late appeals
September 2022 onwards  Appeals heard for any appeals not heard before 22 July 2022