Check the website of your child's primary school, secondary school or special school for latest information and advice. For general guidance, go to GOV.UK: what parents and carers need to know about early years providers, schools and colleges.
If you applied for your child's admission to secondary school from September 2021, you can check the outcome of your application online from Monday 1 March. Login to Education and learning: apply online with the username and password you used when applying.
If you applied by paper form, you'll be posted the outcome in a letter by 2nd class post on Monday 1 March. Refusal letters will also be posted on this date, explaining the appeals process. We can't give you the outcome verbally before Wednesday 3 March if you haven't received your offer letter.
Our School Admissions team cannot advise parents and carers of their position on waiting lists for Thurrock schools before Monday 15 March. If you wish to know your waiting list position for schools outside Thurrock, you must speak to the relevant local authority.