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Admission arrangements for all Thurrock community and voluntary controlled primary schools

Please use the link below to access our full admissions policy:


Pupils are admitted to the school’s Reception classes in September following their fourth birthday.  We have 60 children in each year group and 20 places in the Speech and Language Resource Base. 

Applications are made through Thurrock Council Education Department. Admissions through the year or to other year groups are also through Thurrock Council Education Department.

Admissions to the Speech and Language provision are through Thurrock Council.

The admissions criteria for Corringham Primary is as follows:

If there is oversubscription for the 60 places available the oversubscription criteria are applied:

  1. Children who are in public care or looked after or have ever been looked after
  2. Children with specific medical and social needs
  3. Children who live with parents who are employees of ORTU Federation.
  4. Catchment Siblings
  5. Catchment
  6. Out of Catchment Siblings
  7. Out of catchment

Admissions Consultation

For admission to Ortu Corringham Primary School in September 2023-24, we are looking to amend our current arrangements. Full details are available in our proposed Admissions Policy available on our website.  Following the requirements of the Schools Admissions Code, the School must go out to consultation on this for a full six-week period.

The statutory consultation period for the Academy will run from:

  • Friday 15th October 2021 to Sunday 28th November 2021

Comments are invited from parents and also Local Authorities, local schools and other Admissions Authorities on this proposal. If you wish to respond to these proposals, you can either email the Academy at  or write to us with your views.

Please mark your envelope or subject line as 'Admissions Consultation' and send it for the attention of Mrs Julie Painter, Office Manager and PA to the Headteacher, by 28 November 2021.

Read the proposed Admissions Policy for 2023/2024 here. To have a copy of the consultation letter please click here


Speech & Language Resource Base

For Admission to our Speech and Language Resource Base please contact Thurrock Council's Special Education Needs Team on 01375 652555 or email

The Admission Criteria is detailed in the link below:-

Speech and Language Resource Base Admission Criteria

Further information may be available from Thurrock Council's website:

Thurrock Council Education and Learning

In Year Admissions

If you would like to apply for a place in our school mid academic year you will still need to contact Thurrock Admissions via the link below.

Thurrock Council In Year Admissions

Reception 2021 New Intake


Applications for September 2021 need to be submitted online at Thurrock by 15th January 2021. 

Please find below links to virtual tours of our Reception classes and EYFS department.  

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Virtual Tour

If you would like to arrange to come and visit our school please contact us on 01375 672157 or email and we will be happy to arrange for you to come and see our school.


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