New primary school and nursery to be built in Aveley

10 June 2022
Planning permission for the construction of a new, government-funded primary school and nursery in Aveley has been approved.
Harrier Primary School, which is due to be built on land adjacent to the A13 and Love Lane in Aveley, was agreed at Planning Committee on Thursday 9 June.
The new school will provide spaces for up to 420 prospective primary students and 52 nursery places. An open date of September 2023 is currently targeted, with a reception class of 30 pupils. The admission of new pupils will then increase year-on-year until the school has filled each year group.

Primary school places announced for September 2022

19 April 2022
Figures released today, Tuesday 19 April, have revealed that the vast majority of children across Thurrock will receive one of their top 3 primary school choices for the September 2022 academic year.
Similar to last year’s results, from the 2,344 applications received this year over 96% of children will have been offered one of their top three places.
A total of 98.3% of primary school places were applied for online, an increase from 97.8% in 2021.