If your child has been offered a place in Year 7 for September 2023 or as a mid year joiner, then the following information that will assist your child settling into our school
If your child is already of secondary school age and you wish to apply for a place in Year 7 to Year 11 in the academic year commencing September 2023, please click on the link below to complete the Mid Year Application form.
The earliest you can apply is the half term before you want your child to start, for instance, if you want your child to start in September, you can apply after the May half term break.
Once submitted it will be sent straight to our admissions department.
Your application cannot be processed until 1 and 2 are completed.
Please read the Guidance Notes below.
Year 7 September 2024
Applications for September 2024 will open in Septmeber 2023 and information from Essex County Council will be sent to you. You must apply directly to Essex County Council. Further information will be published on thier website in due course
Read about the secondary school (year 7) place application process.
The national offer day is 1st March 2024.
Please find below a copy of our determined admission arrangements for September 2024/25 intake.
Please click here to view the determined admission arrangements for 2024/25.
If you are not offered a place for Year 7 and wish to appeal, please see the information on the appeals tab.
Year 7 September 2024 intake
Our independent appeal hearings is yet to be set. As soon as we have a date it will be published here, but is likley to be somtime in June 2024.
If you are not offer a place in Year 7 for September 2024, then please complete the appeals form below and submit, along with any paperwork that you wish to be considered to a[email protected]. Please submit by Friday 29th March 2024.
1 March 2024 The national offer day for secondary school places for September 2024
Mid-Year Appeals (for students in Y7-Y11 commencing September 2023-24)
If you have been refused a place at the school and wish to appeal the decision not to offer your child a place at the school please complete the Appeals Form and read the Appeals Information.
The Philip Morant Sixth Form College ‘Sigma Sixth Colchester’ welcomes over half of its students from local schools and non-Sigma Trust schools. They quickly become important and valued members of our college community. At our sixth form college our young people are valued. We have the highest expectations from all our students, whether that is academic achievement, involvement in the sixth form and care for each other.
Students can study a wide range of subjects at A-level or choose to study from our selection of L3 qualifications, including BTECs. The sixth form has a long tradition of academic excellence with many students securing places at top (Russell Group) universities or apprenticeships in leading companies.
We are proud to include a Sports Academy which uses the sports facilities at The Northern Gateway Sports Park. Students can choose to study either the Level 3 BTEC National Extended Diploma in Sports Coaching and Development course or access the extra-curricular provision of the academy when studying A-Level PE.
We are a progressive sixth form, with a proven track record of excellent examination results and excellent student care. Life in the sixth form is relaxed yet purposeful. Sigma Sixth will give you the opportunity to take part in a broad range of enrichment activities alongside your main programme of study. Some activities enable you to gain additional qualifications or experiences, whilst others allow you to develop a creative talent or leadership skills. Here at Sigma Sixth we have the highest expectations of our students, nurturing a growth mindset and ‘can do’ attitude.
For more information please click here to visit the Sigma Sixth website or choose one of the buttons below.
The Sigma Trust is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people that we work with. As such, all posts are subject to safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records, online checks and other vetting checks. We ensure that we have a range of policies in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across our schools.
If you would like further details about any of our advertised posts please email the address above.
Click here for more information on the Philip Morant Local Governance Committee and for full details of the governance of The Sigma Trust including The Scheme of Delegation and Articles of Association are available on the Sigma Trust website.