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29 October 2014

 

If you want information on admissions to Essex primary and secondary schools or need help finding a school then you are in the right place.


When applying for schools in Essex, it is important to follow the correct procedures in order to make your application run as smoothly as possible. 
 

Secondary schools

If your child is in Year 6 of a primary or junior school during the 2014/15 academic year, you will need to apply for a secondary school place for September 2015.

 

From 1 September 2014 you can apply online or by paper - please do not do both. 

 

The closing date for applications is 31 October 2014.

 

It is the responsibility of parents to make an application for their child’s secondary school place.  It is not necessary to wait to receive an application form or a letter before you apply.

 

Primary schools

If your child was born during the period 1 September 2010 to 31 August 2011, you can apply for your child to attend a primary or infant school.

 

From 10 November 2014 you can apply online or by paper - please do not do both.

 

The closing date for applications is 15 January 2015.

 

Your child will be entitled to start school from the September of the academic year 2015/16.

 

It is the responsibility of parents to make an application for their child's first school place.  It is not necessary to wait to receive an application form or a letter before you apply.

 

Junior schools

If your child is in Year 2 of an infant school during the 2014/15 academic year, visit the Transferring from Year 2 to Year 3 page.

 

Please note that you cannot currently apply online for a Year 2 to Year 3 transfer, but you can download an application form.

The closing date to receive an application is 15 January 2015. 
  

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