Do you have a child starting school in September 2024?

Please find details of our school admissions policy for the coming year. Parents with children in year 2 who are looking to apply for a place at our school for Year 3 in 2023-24 are warmly invited to make an appointment to come and visit us to receive a tour of the school . We do not have open events as we are proud to show off our school all year round.

Parents should submit applications online via The closing date for applications is 15th January 2024.

Great Clacton CofE Junior School aims to ensure all children enjoy a successful transition from Key Stage 1 to Key Stage 2, as well as from Key Stage 2 to Key Stage 3. They should have every opportunity to continue to be confident and secure within their new school, and to continue to achieve without disruption. Regardless of ability, all children should be supported through a structured programme, that will prepare them for a successful transition and that the support provided should take account of specific needs.

With regards to Mid-Year applications, these should be made direct to the school by completing a Mid-Year Application Form. GCJS Mid Year Application Form This form should then be emailed to the school at