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School Admissions Team

Page last updated: 02/06/2020

We handle annual and mid-year admissions processes to mainstream schools and academies.

The broad functions of the School Admissions team are:

  • Acting as admission authority for all community and VC schools
  • Considering foundation and VA schools and Academies admission policies
  • Establishing and managing the annual co-ordinated admission schemes
  • Co-ordinating mid-year primary school admissions
  • Providing advice to parents, schools, governors, County Councillors and MPs about school admissions
  • Managing Hard to Place cases and securing admission through the In Year Fair Access Protocol and Area Panels where necessary
  • Compiling and publishing prospectuses for parents about primary and secondary school admission
  • School Admissions Team – Using Egress
    We are now using Egress to send sensitive information to school partners. Guidance for new users and recipients is on YouTube and the Essex website. Further information can be found in the Egress letter.
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