Coronavirus (COVID-19): how to stay safe and help prevent the spread

Update 19 January 2022: The government has announced that the measures put in place under Plan B in England will be lifted. Check the guidance on GOV.UK for what this means for you.

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Essex and neighbouring councils

You can apply to Essex County Council if you're an Essex County Council area resident and your council tax is payable to:

  • Basildon
  • Braintree
  • Brentwood
  • Castle Point
  • Chelmsford
  • Colchester
  • Epping Forest
  • Harlow
  • Maldon
  • Rochford
  • Tendring
  • Uttlesford

Southend-on-Sea and Thurrock are not in the Essex County Council administrative area.

Schools outside Essex

If you don't live in Essex, you must apply through the local authority that your council tax is payable to, unless the application is for a mid-year admission.

If you live in these neighbouring authorities, you can visit their websites for information about school admissions:

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