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Page last updated: 04/09/2020

​​​​​Information about schools in Essex can be found on this page, including key contact details, DfE numbers, and school's area and status'.

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Essex School Information

  • Schools List (Excel Format) - full details of each school including contact information, status, category, age range, area and numbers on roll from last school census. Last updated 3 September 2020

Number of Schools by Status

Last updated 3 September 2020
 

 

Academy

Community

Foundation

Voluntary Aided

Voluntary Controlled

Total

Nursery

 

2

 

 

 

2

Infants

20

17

5

3

 

45

Junior

24

10

4

4

 

42

Primary

179

86

22

34

41

362

Primary Phase Total

223

115

31

41

41

451

All through

1

 

 

 

 

1

Secondary

75

 

1

3

 

79

Special

12

6

1

 

 

19

Total

311

121

33

44

41

550

Recent Major Changes to Essex Schools

Last updated 3 September 2020

  • Beckers Green P, Braintree, DFE 881/2134, Converted to Academy, 01/09/2020.
  • de Vere P, Castle Hedingham, DFE 881/2187, New academy; Predecessor school de Vere P, Castle Hedingham (DFE 2034), 01/09/2020.
  • Holy Family Cath P, Witham, DFE 881/3813, Converted to Academy, 01/09/2020.
  • Lakelands P, Colchester, DFE 881/2185, New Academy, 01/09/2020.
  • St Joseph's Cath P, Harwich, DFE 881/3302, Converted to Academy, 01/09/2020.
  • Two Village C of E P, Harwich, DFE 881/2176, New academy; Predecessor school Two Village C of E (V/C) P, Harwich (DFE 3251), 01/09/2020.
  • St Mary's CE (Acd) P, Woodham Ferrers, DFE 881/2186, New academy; Predecessor school St Mary's CE (V/A) P, Woodham Ferrers (DFE 3560), 01/07/2020.
  • Beckmead Moundwood Acd, Harlow, DFE 881/1121, New academy; Predecessor school Aspire Acd, Harlow (DFE 1102), 01/05/2020.