News

Secondary school admissions to open this September

2 September 2020
The next round of applications for secondary school places in Thurrock opens on Monday 7 September 2020.
Parents and carers of children who were born between 1 September 2009 and 31 August 2010 will be able to apply for a secondary school place from this date. The deadline for applications this year is 11.59pm on Saturday 31 October 2020.
Cllr Andrew Jefferies, Cabinet member for education, said: "As our children prepare to return to school this year we must also look ahead to those students making the step from primary school to secondary school in September 2021.

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.