Local COVID alert level: high

Essex is on the high alert level, this does not include Southend and Thurrock who are on the medium alert level.

Check the latest guidance on what this means to keep yourself and others safe.

For information, advice and support, visit the coronavirus hub.

Admissions booklets, policies and forms

Admissions booklets

These booklets explain the admission application process, how places are allocated, how to appeal a school decision and include information about schools in Essex.


Download the Secondary School Admissions booklet (PDF, 876.53KB, including application form, for the 2021 school year.


Download the Primary School Admissions booklet (PDF, 355KB) for an overview of the 2021 school year. This document will be updated to include an application form on the 9 November 2020.

You will also need to read the information relating to specific schools in one of the four regions:

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