01206 322242

Parsons Field, Colchester, Essex CO7 6BZ



2021/22 Admissions number: 30

As a voluntary controlled Church of England School, our admissions are controlled by Essex County Council.  If we are over subscribed, the following criteria are used to determine places:

  1. Looked After Children and previously looked after children;
  2. Children with a sibling attending the school;
  3. Children living in the priority admission area;
  4. Remaining applications in order of straight line distance from the school.

For further information and to submit an application, please use the link below.


Current Openings

Our maximum number of pupils is 210 which equates to 30 in each class.  Below is the current number of pupils in each class.  Please note that there may be admission applications already underway for some classes so please contact the school office if you are interested in moving your child to our school.


Year R: 31 pupils

Year 1: 29 pupils

Year 2: 29 pupils

Year 3: 31 pupils

Year 4: 30 pupils

Year 5: 30 pupils

Year 6: 30 pupils

A virtual tour of Dedham Church of England Primary School

Unfortunately, due to the protective measures in place during this time, we are unable to  hold open day events. Instead, we have prepared a short introduction to our school and a virtual tour which is available on our homepage. If you have any further questions please contact the school office to arrange an appointment to speak with the headteacher.

Open Morning/Afternoon Tours


All the dates below are provisional, as government guidelines have not yet been set for September 2021 onwards.  Updates will be posted here.  

If you would like to book onto one of the school tours, please contact the school office on 01206 32224.

Thursday 23rd September 2021     9:15am-10:30am

Tuesday 19th October 2021             1:15pm-2:30pm

Thursday 25th November 2021      9:15am-10:30am

Tuesday 7th December 2021          1:15pm-2:30pm

Thursday 6th January 2022            9:15am-10:30am

Tuesday 11th January 2022             1:15pm-2:30pm