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Blenhein Primary School


Blenheim Primary School is an oustanding school that lives and breathes its values. Children at Blenheim enjoy our inspirational learning environments and benefit from large open spaces. This helps us provide a broad, exciting curriculum that inspires our learners to achieve academically and sparks their creativity.

Thank you for taking the time to learn more about Blenheim Primary School. On this page, you can find links to more information about our school, such as our most recent Ofsted report and details on our curriculum. Also on this page is our Determined Admissions Arrangements for the coming years; these documents outline the entire admissions process and include details of our catchment area.

Learning in Reception Video



What do people say about our school?


Teaching activities in early years are focused well on knowledge, skills and understanding, and expectations are high. The range of activities on offer is Inspection report: Blenheim Primary School 14–15 January 2020 3 extensive. Children build on what they have learned before. They take on new challenges. Highly motivated, confident children delight in the opportunity to discuss their learning.

Curriculum plans are the starting point for the very high quality of education. They
are closely matched to the national curriculum, ensuring that pupils learn what they
need to. The content pupils learn grows in depth and complexity over time.

Pupils with SEND benefit greatly from adults’ determination that ‘no child is left
behind’. The highly trained and motivated inclusion team makes sure that pupils are
in the best possible frame of mind to learn

Leaders are restless in their desire to continually improve. Staff are fully on board.
All have high expectations, are highly motivated and proud to work at the school.
They feel valued and supported. Leaders involve staff in decision-making and
support them to develop their careers.

Statutory Admissions Information

Determined Admissions Arrangements 

 Full details of the determined admissions arrangements for our upcoming intake years can be found below:



Applying for a place for a September start

Blenheim welcomes all applications.  We have one main intake in September and we try to encourage entry at this time in order to support the child's academic progression without interruption, however, parents can apply at any time and are encouraged to visit the school.

Applications can be made online at

In Year Admissions

Applications for a school place, for children aged between 5 - 16 during the school year are referred to as in-year admissions. To find out further information on the availability of places across the borough, or to apply for a place at our school please visit

Admissions: How to appeal.

Please follow the guidance in the Southend Borough Council publication:

The timetable for appeals in the main round of admission: year R and year 3 in September 2024, is as follows:

Date What happens
17 April 2024 National Offer Day - parents informed of outcome of application
15 May 2024 Deadline for submitting appeals
15 - 17 July 2024 Appeals for all Community Schools -  Earls Hall Primary School, St Mary’s Primary School, Chalkwell Hall Infant School, Chalkwell Hall Junior School, Fairways Primary School, Leigh North Street, West Leigh Infant School.
8 - 9 July 2024 Appeals for all Academy Schools, Baron's Court Primary School, Bournemouth Park Academy, Hamstel Infants, Hamstel Junior, Sacred heart, Temple Sutton, Greenways Primary, Milton Hall, St Helen’s, The Westborough Academy, Blenheim, Darlinghurst, Our Lady of Lourdes, West leigh Junior, Prince Avenue, Eastwood Primary, Edwards Hall, Bournes Green Infants, Bournes Green Junior, Friars, Hinguar, Richmond, St Georges and Thorpedene, Heycroft Primary School.
September 2024 onwards Appeals submitted after the deadline