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: 29 pupils

Year 1: 28 pupils

Year 2: 25 pupils

Year 3: 30 pupils

Year 4: 28 pupils

Year 5: 29 pupils

Year 6: 29 pupils

A virtual tour of Dedham Church of England Primary School

Scroll down on our Homepage to find a short introduction to our school and a virtual tour.

Open Days for parents of children joining Class R in September 2023

(Children born between 1 September 2018 and 31 August 2019)

Join us for a school tour and presentation from the Headteacher. To book onto a tour please email office@dedham.essex.sch.uk or call us on 01206 322242.



Thursday   29 September    2022         9.15 – 10.30

Tuesday     18  October        2022           1.30 – 2.45

Thursday   24 November     2022           9.15 – 10.30

Friday         9 December        2022           1.30 – 2.45

Tuesday     10 January          2023           9.15 – 10.30