Theydon Bois Primary School

Orchard Drive, Epping, Essex, CM16 7DH

01992 813083



Determined Admission Arrangement TBPS 2021 - 2022

Determined Admission Arrangement TBPS 2022 - 2023




Virtual School Tour



8th November 2021 - Parents can apply for a primary school place from this date

 15th January 2022 - Closing date to apply for a school place for your child for September 2022

  19th April 2022 - National Offer Day (Parents are informed of the outcome of their application)

 14th May 2022 - Deadline by when appeals should have been lodged


In the event of oversubscription, places will be allocated using the following criteria in the order given:

1. Looked after children and previously looked after children.

2. Children with a sibling attending the school*.

3. Children living within the priority admission area of Theydon Bois Primary School.

4. Children living within the priority admission area of Coopersale and Theydon Garnon CE, Epping Primary, Epping Upland CE and Ivy Chimneys Primary Schools.

5. Remaining applications.

* The criteria of children with a sibling is only relevant in Year 6 if the application is for a mid-year transfer.

In the event of oversubscription within any of the above criteria, priority will be determined by straight line distance from school, those living closest being the highest priority.

Theydon Bois Primary School is part of the Epping Forest Schools Partnership Trust (EFSPT).

It is the policy of the Epping Forest Schools Partnership Trust to administer all mid-year enquiries by email:

Essex County Council co-ordinates all admissions into primary schools within Essex and all applications for places at the school should be made via them. If you wish to apply for a place for your child at Theydon Bois Primary School, please contact Essex County Council:

Telephone: 0345 6032200 Email:

If you have a child who is due to start school in September 2022 and you wish to arrange a tour of our school, please submit the form below or email to:, If you would like to be added to a waiting list for a tour date that is full please contact the school office on 01992 813083 option 2

Please include:

The date you require

Child's Full Name

Date of Birth

Parent/Carers Name


Telephone No.


These tours are for adults only, please do not bring children with you to the session, as this can be very distracting to yourselves and other prospective parents and space is very limited.

Your visit will consist of a presentation by the Headteacher Mr Rall and a tour of the school.


Wednesday, 10th November 9.30 am until 10.00am (Full)

Wednesday, 17th November 9.30 am until 10.00am (Full)

Tuesday, 23rd November 9.30 am until 10.00am

Thursday, 25th November 9.30 am until 10.00am

Wednesday, 1st December 9.30 am until 10.00am


To book your place at one of our Open Mornings, please complete the form below.

We will acknowledge your place via email.


For children starting infant, junior or primary school from September 2022




19th April 2022

National Offer Day - parents informed of outcome of application


17th May 2022

Deadline for submitting appeals


7th June to 19th July 2022

Appeals heard for those submitted by the deadline and where possible, for late appeals (last day of term: 21st July 2022)

September 2022 onwards

Appeals heard for any appeals not heard before 21st July 2022






Please help your child be school ready, using the links below:

 Guide to Starting School

Government is acting to get children ready for school

Foundation Years

Pacey Being School Ready

Place2Be Getting Ready to Start Primary School

Summer talk

Games and activities to support children's communication skills when you're out and about this coming year.