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28 February 2017

children in school

If you are a parent or pupil this is where you will find valuable support and advice on a large variety of school-related issues. For parents we have information on primary and secondary schools available, as well as help for children with special educational needs. If you want to make a school application, find out about term times or home to school transport, you are in the right place.

    Find a primary or secondary school

    Information on primary and secondary schools in Essex, including location and contact details.


    Information on applications and determined admission arrangements.

    Term dates, holidays, and closures

    Find out when schools are open during the academic year.

    Travel to school

    Information on home to school transport.

    Attending school

    Advice on attendance and truancy, discipline and exclusion, children missing from education and illness.


    Find detailed information about home education, Children's Support Services, homework help, the national curriculum and out of school activities.

    Pupil and parent support

    Here you can find a large amount of support on issues such as bullying, special educational needs, children in entertainment, uniform grants and teen pregnancy.

    Delivering education in Essex

    Information on types of schools, the role of the local authority and school organisation and planning.
    If you cannot find the information you need within the schools pages, or you would like to talk to a member of our team, please contact us.