You can apply to change your child's school during the school year. This is called a mid-year admission.
Application forms and further details on mid-year admissions are available on Essex County Council’s Website which can be found here.
Essex County Council Admissions
Telephone Number: 0345 603 2200
All applications must be submitted with the relevant original supporting documents - photocopies of these documents will be taken at reception
Passport/Proof of Residency
For UK/EU citizens where the last school was overseas, you need to provide a copy of the passport to prove that the child is a UK/EU citizen.
For non-EU citizens, the child must be in the UK before the application can be processed and proof of residency such as an endorsed(stamped) passport or entry visa will be required with the application.
Proof of Address
All applications must also be submitted with 2 forms of proof of address.
Acceptable forms are:
- Exchange of contract or a tendency agreement
- Council tax bill (dated within the last 12 months)
- Photocard driving licence
- Recent (within 3 months) bank or building society statement
- Recent (within 3 months) utility bill
Applications without the relevant documents will not be processed.