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There are 745 schools and 924 nurseries located in Essex.

Facts About Essex Schools

Best Schools in Essex

Top 5 Nurseries

School name
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Tanglewood Nursery School
Age: 2-5 yr 195 students
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Woodcroft Nursery School
Age: 2-5 yr 116 students
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Bo Peep Day Nursery
Age: 0.3-8 yr
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Chafford Tots to Teens Childcare Services Ltd
Age: 0.3-15 yr
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Busy Bees Childcare Centre

Top 5 Primary Schools

School name English Maths
A+
Quarry Hill Academy Age: 3-11 yr 541 students
107 108
A+
Porters Grange Primary School and Nursery Age: 3-11 yr 395 students
101 103
A
St Teresa's Catholic Primary School, Basildon Age: 3-11 yr 229 students
107 106
A
Milton Hall Primary School and Nursery Age: 3-11 yr 694 students
103 104
A
Purfleet Primary Academy Age: 3-11 yr 589 students
104 104

Top 5 Secondary Schools

School name 5+ at GCSE Entering eBacc
A
Southend High School for Boys Age: 11-18 yr 1265 students
98% 71%
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Becket Keys Church of England Free School Age: 11-19 yr 1010 students
59% 52%
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Beauchamps High School Age: 11-18 yr 1390 students
48% 43%
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Debden Park High School Age: 11-18 yr 1057 students
44% 15%
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The Eastwood Academy Age: 11-16 yr 1032 students
57% 85%

Top 5 Private Schools

School name Fee yearly
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Alleyn Court Preparatory School Age: 2-11 yr 314 students
£1,146 to £4,519
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Oaklands School Age: 2-11 yr 250 students
£1,350 to £3,525
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Colchester High School Age: 2-18 yr 346 students
£1,465 to £4,335
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Oxford House School Age: 3-11 yr 153 students
£1,712 to £3,417
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Saint Pierre School Age: 2-11 yr 118 students
£1,759 to £3,100

Essex Admissions

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Essex Holiday

Title Holiday Dates
Autumn Half Term Holidays 25th Oct 2021 - 29th Oct 2021
Winter Holidays 20th Dec 2021 - 3rd Jan 2022
Spring Half Term Holidays 14th Feb 2022 - 18th Feb 2022
Spring Holidays 4th Apr 2022 - 18th Apr 2022
Summer Half Term Holidays 30th May 2022 - 3rd Jun 2022
Summer Holidays 25th Jul 2022 - 31st Aug 2022

Essex Termdates

Title Term Dates
Autumn Term 1st Sep 2021 - 24th Oct 2021
Autumn Term-2 30th Oct 2021 - 19th Dec 2021
Spring Term 4th Jan 2022 - 13th Feb 2022
Spring Term-2 19th Feb 2022 - 3rd Apr 2022
Summer Term 19th Apr 2022 - 29th May 2022
Summer Term-2 4th Jun 2022 - 24th Jul 2022

Students in Essex

By phase of education

Nursery
311
Primary
162,024
Special
34,370
Secondary
126,917

Teachers in Essex

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Is school free in Essex?

Yes, 18 schools are free in Essex.
17.87% of pupils are known to be eligible for free school meals out of 288,941 pupils.

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Are schools in Essex good?

Total 1.29% of schools are currently judged to be good or outstanding by Ofsted in Essex.
List of ofsted outstanding & good schools:

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Which is largest school in Essex?

The King John School is Largest school in Essex with 2,128 pupils.

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