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Admission arrangements

We are the admission authority for all community and voluntary controlled schools in Essex. This means we set the admission arrangements for these schools.

The admission arrangements sets out how schools admit pupils and includes:

  • the published admission number
  • the oversubscription criteria
  • information on waiting lists

Secondary schools

Secondary schools co-ordinated scheme: 2023 to 2024 (PDF, 252.42kB)
Secondary schools co-ordinated scheme: 2022 to 2023 (PDF, 272.80kB)

Primary and infant schools

Primary schools co-ordinated scheme: 2023 to 2024 (PDF, 292.89kB)
Primary schools co-ordinated scheme: 2022 to 2023 (PDF, 296.51kB)
Determined arrangements for primary and infant schools: 2023 to 2024 (PDF, 462.50kB)
Determined arrangements for primary and infant schools: 2022 to 2023 (PDF, 431.43kB)

Junior schools

Junior schools co-ordinated scheme: 2023 to 2024 (PDF, 253.15kB)
Junior schools co-ordinated scheme: 2022 to 2023 (PDF, 255.87kB)
Determined arrangements for junior schools: 2023 to 2024 (PDF, 462.50kB)
Determined arrangements for junior schools: 2022 to 2023 (PDF, 431.43kB)

Objection to school admission arrangements

You can contact the schools adjudicator if you think the determined arrangements for 2023 to 2024 are unfair and do not comply with the School Admissions Code or Admissions regulations.

Any objection must be referred to the adjudicator by 15 May 2023.

Visit GOV.UK to find out how to make an objection.

Annual report to the schools adjudicator

We are required to produce an annual report to the schools adjudicator.

Read our 2021 annual report to the schools adjudicator (PDF, 227.60kB).

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