effect from 1st September 2016, all schools/academies (including
Independent and Free Schools) have been legally required to notify their local
authority of every new entry to the school admission register within
five days of the pupil being enrolled. In addition, every
deletion from the school register must also be notified to the local authority,
as soon as one of the statutory grounds for deletion has been satisfied and not
later than the date on which the pupil is removed from roll. For mainstream
schools and academies, this requirement only covers those admissions and
deletions which take place after the first day of the academic year and before
the last day of the academic year (i.e. mid-year admissions and deletions from
To enable all Essex schools and academies to fulfil these statutory duties, online notification forms have been developed and may be accessed via the links provided below.
The Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 provide
the original regulations, including regulation 8 which stipulates the grounds
under which a school may remove a pupil from roll. If you have a legitimate
ground to remove a pupil from roll please click the below link.
Please note: If a pupil is being removed from roll following a parental decision to home educate, please see the Elective Home Education Notifications page and complete the relevant online form for this purpose.
If you experience any difficulties when trying to submit one of the above online notification forms, please call the Education Compliance team on 03330 322 962.