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Colchester Academy

Apply for a Place

The academy is open to children from Colchester and its surrounding areas, is non-selective and co-educational. We receive applications for every age group and full admission details, including over-subscriptions can be found in the admission policy which is available on our policies page.

Published Admission Number:

  • 240 full time places per year group (Years 7–11)

Apply for a Place at Colchester Academy

For admission to Secondary Years 7 to 11, parents can apply directly using the Colchester Academy application form:

Apply for a place directly at Colchester Academy >

Alternatively parents can apply using Essex County Council’s schools admission process.

Apply for a place through Essex County Council >

You can find out more about our admission arrangements via Essex County Council.

Need to Appeal a School Place Decision?

Colchester Academy admissions appeals are managed by Essex County Council. Please refer to the Essex County Council website for information and timetables for organising and hearing admissions appeals.