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Current Year 5 children. 

White Court School's guide to Secondary Schools

White Court School's guide to the 11+

Secondary School Admissions for September 2023 entry


Please see newly published documents / letters below. 


To apply online and to access the Secondary Education in Essex booklet visit this site (due to be updated during the Summer)


There are 3 main Secondary Schools in Braintree:
– Notley High School and Braintree Sixth Form. Click here
– Tabor Academy. Click here
– Alec Hunter Academy. Click here


Other schools in the area include:
– Chelmer Valley High School. Click here.
– The Helena Romanes School. Click here.
– St John Payne Catholic School. Click here.
– Anglo European School, Ingatestone. Click here.



Selective or Grammar Schools
(children intending to take the 11+)

The CSSE website will be updated shortly and will include the Information Guide which includes the application form, important dates, FAQs, Admission numbers, Open Days/Evenings and order forms for practice packs. The link will be placed on here when it is live.


Essex has a small number of Selective or Grammar schools. Selective schools have admission criteria which state highest rank in the selection tests as their first admission criteria. The nearest ones being:

  • King Edward VI Grammar School (Boys) Click here
  • Colchester County High School for Girls Click here
  • Colchester Royal Grammar School (Boys) Click here
  • *Chelmsford County High for Girls (Girls) * Click here

The process to register for the 11+ test for the above schools is open from 17th May 2022 to 1st July 2022. 

The test will take place on 17th September.


* Chelmsford County High School for Girls – are not part of the same process, they have withdrawn from the consortium and now have their own admission exam, called the CEM 11+ Entrance Test.  Their entrance test takes place on Saturday 19th September.  To visit their admissions page click here.