St Teresa's Catholic Primary School


Clairmont Road, Colchester, Essex, CO3 9BE


Please note that Father Tom will be signing Certificates of Catholic Practice on Monday 8th January from 3.00 - 3.30pm and 6.00 - 6.30pm in the upstairs meeting room at Church.  You will need to bring your completed weekly attendance forms with you in order for Father Tom to issue your Certificate of Catholic Practice.

Open Mornings for Prospective Parents to view the School will be held on Wednesday 18th October and Tuesday 21st November from 9.30 - 11.30  

Please telephone the School Office (01206 508445)  to confirm your attendance.


Applying for a School place – September 2018

Applying to this school? Please read the following very carefully.

 Your application must include the following (where applicable);

1.  A copy of the child’s Birth Certificate. 


 2.  A copy of the child’s Baptismal Certificate (if the child has been Baptised).  

 3.  A Certificate of Catholic Practice (available from your Priest if you are a practising Catholic – please see criteria below – or available to download from the Diocese of Brentwood            website using the link below).

    PLEASE NOTE WE WILL ONLY ACCEPT THE ORIGINAL CERTIFICATE OF CATHOLIC PRACTICE, NOT A COPY. We will make a certified copy and return the original to you.

    Certificate of Catholic Practice

    Please use the link below to view the Certificate of Catholic Practice Criteria issued by the Diocese of Brentwood

4The Supplementary Information Form available on this website


For clarity, these four pieces of information must be supplied directly to the school.

It is YOUR responsibility to ensure your application is complete and correct as above.

You are reminded that an incomplete application may alter its classification within the school’s published admission criteria.

You need to have made your separate application to Essex County Council by the 15th January 2018.

However the absolute deadline for submission of the documents above to St. Teresa’s school is 10am on the 2nd February 2018.