year 7 admissions - September 2024

The closing date for applications was 31st October 2023.

The National Offer date for schools is 1st March 2024. Offer emails/letters are sent to all Essex resident applicants from Essex County Council confirming the outcome of their application.

The number intended to admit is a maximum of 270 pupils in the year.

In the event of oversubscription, places will be allocated using the criteria as set out in the Admissions policy 2023/24 below.

Straight line distance between the home and school will be used as a tie breaker, with those living closest to the school having highest priority. Distance will be measured using the Local Authority's Geographical Information System.

mid-year applications - key stage 3 & 4

All mid-year applications for admission to Helena Romanes School must be submitted to the school directly. Once a place has been allocated, the school will contact the family.

For further information please contact the school on 01371 876593.


Joining Our School- 2022

Children born between 1st September 2017 and 31st August 2018 are eligible to start Reception in September 2022

Applications for Reception Admissions for September 2022 are now closed. If you haven't yet applied, you can make a late application here:

School Tours

We appreciate that starting school is a major milestone for every child and this begins with choosing the right primary school. We would be delighted to show you around our new school and give you some more information about us, so you can make an informed decision.

If you would like to book a tour, or if you have any questions about our school, please email us at:

We look forward to hearing from you.

Mid-Year Applications

For mid-year admissions to the primary school (for current Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 places) applications should be made through Essex County Council School Admissions:

Tel: 0845 603 2200

Further information can be found at Essex Schools Admissions:


Any enquiries about admission can be made to the Primary School. 
Please call: 01371 876593 to speak to our Office Manager.