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Secondary and primary education in Essex booklets

11 November 2016

Secondary Education in Essex

If your child is in Year 6 and due to transfer to secondary school in September 2017, please read the booklet as it contains all the information you need to know about making an application for your child, as well as containing the admission policies for secondary schools. It is important that you look at the admission policies of the schools you would like to apply for and consider how any application you make relates to the criteria for individual schools :
 
 
Once you have read this information you can apply online.
 
If your child is already at secondary school and you wish to apply for a transfer to a different secondary school see applying mid-year for a school place.
 

School open days/evenings

Most secondary schools hold open days/evenings where parents can visit the school to help find out more information. You can contact schools directly to ask when they are.
Some primary schools also hold such events and most will make arrangements for parents to visit by appointment. Please contact schools directly for more information.
 

Primary Education in Essex

If your child was born during the period 1 September 2012 and 31 August 2013, please read the booklet as it contains information you need to know about making an application for your child.

 

The application period opens on 14 November 2016 and the closing date is 15 January 2017.

 

 

The following directories contain the admission policies for infant and primary schools in Essex. It is important that you look at the admission policies of the schools you would like to apply for and consider how any application you make relates to the criteria for individual schools:

 

 

Once you have read this information you can apply online.

 

If your child is currently in Year 2 at an infant school and you wish to apply for a place in Year 3 at a junior school, see transferring from Year 2 to Year 3.

 

If your child is already attending a primary, infant or junior school and you wish to apply for a transfer to a different primary, infant or junior school (currently in Reception or in Years 1 to 6) see applying mid-year for a school place.