Secondary school admissions

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 city 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

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