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Secondary school places announced for September 2022

1 March 2022
Parents of Year 6 students in Thurrock today (Tuesday 1 March) have been offered their child's secondary school places for September 2022.
Cllr Barry Johnson, Cabinet member for Education, said: "90.9% of parents were offered their top three preference school for this September. Year-on-year, Thurrock helps thousands of young people secure a place in one of their preferred schools in the borough.

More than 92% of pupils offered a top 3 school preference

1 March 2021
More than 92% of pupils who are expected to begin secondary school in Thurrock this September have been offered one of their top 3 school preferences.
Offers announced today (Monday 1 March) have revealed that 92.4% of students will be able to attend one of their top choices, an increase from 88.4% in 2020.
Over three quarters of pupils (77.1%) will be able to attend their first choice of school – up from 72.1% in 2020.

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.