St Teresa's Catholic Primary School


Clairmont Road, Colchester, Essex, CO3 9BE


Open Days / Tours of the School



We are delighted to be able to offer prospective families the opportunity to visit our school, have a look around and ask any questions that you may have before making your decision about your child's educational future. 


The sessions we can offer are:


Wednesday 20th October 2.00 - 3.00pm 

IT HAS BECOME  NECESSARY TO CANCEL THE ABOVE SESSION (20TH OCTOBER) - Apologies for any inconvenience caused.


Tuesday 2nd November 6.00 - 7.00pm


Thursday 4th November 10.30am - 12.00pm


We are looking forward to welcoming you but we are approaching this event with caution given the current situation with the pandemic. 

We would appreciate the wearing of masks if you are visiting during one of the day time sessions.

If it becomes necessary to cancel a session, this will be publicised on this page. 

To book onto one of the above sessions please use the link below:


Applying for a School place

Applying to St Teresa’s Catholic Primary 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)

Although we usually require the original certificate of Catholic practice, we are making an exception during the pandemic to allow parents to email their documentation directly to the school.

If you require a certificate of catholic practice from St Teresa's Church for your child to start school in September 2021, please send a request by email to


4. The Supplementary Information Form – available via this link    

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.


Please note that the above four pieces of information are in addition to your main application which must be made directly to Essex County Council. 


For further information please visit and follow the links to School Admissions.




School Appeals

If your child is not offered a place at your preferred school, you can appeal against the decision.   More information about this process can be found on the Essex County Council website which can be accessed via the following link: