Secondary School Admissions

Secondary School Admission 2022 (main round to year 7, all other applications are called 'in-year')

For applications to Year 7 for September 2022 parents/carers can apply between 01/9/2021 and 31/10/2021. The online form was available during this period and will be available again 1 March 2022.

You are still welcome to apply and you can do this by using this secondary school electronic application form and email it back to

Applying for a secondary school during the school year (8-11)

A parent can apply for a place for their child at any school, at any time. Applications for a secondary school place outside the normal round of admission are referred to as “In-year Admissions”. Further details are provided on our in-year admission page.

Secondary School Admissions 2021/22

Are you aged 16 and over?

There are many options for study post 16. You can find 6th Form prospectus from the respective school websites or by contacting the school/s that you are interested in. The following state funded schools in the borough have 6th forms:  Belfairs Academy;  Cecil Jones Academy; Chase High School; Shoeburyness High School; Southend High School for Boys; Southend High School for Girls; St Bernard’s High School; St Thomas More High School; Westcliff High School for Boys & Westcliff High School for Girls. The admission arrangements for 6th form are also provided in the policy section.

Further 6th form provision is also available at: Greensward Academy; The King Edmund School; South Essex College of Further and Higher Education; The Sweyne Park School; Seevic College; The Fitzwimarc School

To find out more about the next steps and all the options available to young people, please contact the Connexions service:

Connexions offer advice and guidance on career choices, training and support in finding employment for young people up to 19.

The connexion service works in partnership with schools, colleges and training providers to ensure the best support is available. Connexions Personal Advisers also offer one to one support to help young people overcome any barriers that are preventing them moving into learning, training or work.

Contact Number 01702 534300 or email or

Contact Schools and Learning

Telephone: 01702 215007

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