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Applications for Secondary School Places

As schools across Essex start their autumn term parents of Y6 pupils are being reminded that it will soon be time to apply for their child’s September 2019 secondary school place.

From 12 September 2018 parents and carers can apply online for their child’s Year 7 secondary school place. Applications must be made by the national closing date of 31 October 2018.

Applications can be made at www.essex.gov.uk/admissions with the website also holding information on different schools and their admissions criteria.

Cllr Ray Gooding, Essex County Council’s Cabinet Member for Education, said: “The start of secondary school is another exciting milestone in a child’s academic life and therefore it is crucially important that parents get their application submitted on time.

“I would encourage parents to visit their preferred schools, carefully consider each school’s  admissions criteria and use all six preferences on the admissions application.”

The 31 October deadline for applications is a national deadline and applications made after this are considered once all on-time applications have been determined.
Applying late could reduce the chance of a child being offered a place at their preferred school.

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Welcome to our New Parish Councillor

Mr Alex Romang was co-opted onto the Parish Council at the July 2018 meeting.

Mr Romang has lived in the village since 1964.  Now retired Mr Romang has been attending Parish Council meetings for some time as an observer;  now co-opted onto the Council he wants ‘to  try and maintain the structure of this village’

Planning Applications

Details of planning applications can be accessed through the Maldon District Council website, by clicking the button below or contact them on 01621 854477.

Residents can comment on any planning application (comments must relate to planning issues) by writing or email, please click on the Guidance button below for further information.