School organisation and place planning

School forecast data

We produce forecasts of pupil numbers each year to plan the number of school places needed.

Number of pupils on school roll

View the number of pupils on roll at each school in Essex (PDF, 214.43KB).

Pupil forecasts

View the number of pupils requiring a place at an Essex school:

Forecast accuracy

We monitor accuracy of the forecasts to understand and improve the margin of error that must be applied to plan school places.

View the forecast accuracy data for January 2021 (PDF, 112.61KB).

Cross border movement

The cross border movement data (PDF, 34KB) show the number of pupils that:

  • live in Essex but go to school outside of the county
  • are educated in Essex but live outside of the county
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