More students offered top choice secondary school

3 March 2020
More than 88% of pupils who are expected to begin secondary school in Thurrock this September have been offered one of their 3 top school preferences.
Results announced today (Monday 2 March) have revealed that 88.4% of students will be able to attend one of their top choices, an increase from 87.9% in 2019.
Nearly three quarters of pupils (72.1%) will be able to attend their first choice of school – up from 71.2% in 2019.

Applications for secondary school places open this September

29 August 2019
The next round of applications for secondary school places in Thurrock opens on Monday 2 September 2019.
Parents and carers of children who were born between 1 September 2008 and 31 August 2009 will be able to apply for a secondary school place from this date. The deadline for applications this year is 11.59pm on Thursday 31 October 2019.
Cllr James Halden, Cabinet member for education and health, said: "It's an exciting time for our young people as they make the step up from primary school to secondary school.