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Apply for a school place

Apply for a mid-year admission

Apply for school transport

Apply for free school meals

Apply for a child work permit

Apply for performance licence

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Pay a penalty notice


Find schools in your catchment area

Find a childcare provider

Find school governor vacancies

Find adult courses in Essex

Find your school admission waiting list position

Find out what to do if you thinks your child has special educational needs and disabilities

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Refer a child missing from education

Get advice

Family Information Service

We offer free and impartial advice to parents about finding childcare, funded early education entitlement and other family services for 0 to 25 year olds. Email: Telephone: 0800 055 6874 Website:

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School complaints

Schools handle their own complaints. Contact your child's school directly to raise an issue or concern.

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