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Secondary School Education


The allocation of secondary schools is made during the final year of junior education; a place normally being allocated to each child at their local school. Parents are given information from the Local Authority in how to make an application for a secondary place and, as much as possible, we will support parents in this process. Southend also has selective schools within the borough. 


For parents and carers of chillden in year 5, click here to watch Mr Goddard introduce the process to you.  Please note that this was filmed two years ago so the dates have changed slightly for this year.  All new dates will be advised.

Secondary School Admissions


Click here to read information about the admission criteria, admission process and details of local secondary schools on Southend Borough Council's website.


Selective Schools and the 11+


Click here to read information on our website about the 11+.


Key Information 

Visit the websites of the following schools to find out open day dates and other key information.


Belfairs Academy 

Cecil Jones Academy

Chase High School

Eastwood Academy (The)

The King Edmund School

Southchurch High

Southend High School for Boys

Southend High School for Girls

St. Bernard's High School

St. Nicholas School

St. Thomas More High School

Westcliff High School for Boys

Westcliff High School for Girls