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Secondary School Applications

Current Year 6 children
Secondary School Admissions for September 2021 entry


Please see newly published documents / letters below. 


Secondary Education in Essex booklet (waiting for updated booklet from County) 
Helpful video guide to applying for Secondary School Click here
To apply online (waiting to be updated by County)


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+)

Click here – this website is usually updated in the Summer and shows the Information Guide which includes the application form, important dates, FAQs, Admission numbers, Open Days/Evenings and order forms for practice packs.


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


* Chelmsford County High School for Girls – are not part of the same process, they have withdrawn from the consortium and now have their own admission exam, called the CEM 11+ Entrance Test.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 12th September. 

18/9/2020 Notley High Virtual Open Evening 2021 entry

18/8/2020 KEGs tours for 2021 entry

20/5/20 - Letter received from CSSE regarding 11+

White Court School's guide to Secondary Schools

White Court School's guide to the 11+

Information Guide for Selective Schools from the CSSE

Information Guide for Chelmsford County High School for girls

Letter sent out to current YEAR 5 children - January 2020