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Page last updated: 28/05/2020

​​​​​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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Search for a specific school using the online Schools Search. Or use the Department for Education's Get Information about Schools Establishment Finder.

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 11 May 2020

Number of Schools by Status

Last updated 9 April 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

172

88

22

37

42

361

Primary Phase Total

216

117

31

44

42

450

All through

1

 

 

 

 

1

Secondary

75

 

1

3

 

79

Special

12

6

1

 

 

19

Total

304

123

33

47

42

549


Recent Major Changes to Essex Schools

Last updated 9 April 2020

  • Finchingfield CE P, DFE 881/3208, Converted to Academy, 01/04/2020.
  • Home Farm P, Colchester, DFE 881/2064, Converted to Academy, 01/04/2020.
  • St Peter's Cath P, Billericay, DFE 881/3471, Converted to Academy, 01/04/2020.
  • St Pius X Cath P, Chelmsford, DFE 881/3770, Converted to Academy, 01/02/2020.