Trafalgar Road, Colchester, Essex CO3 9AS

01206 573519

Lexden Primary School

Community, Courage, Curiosity and Commitment

Year 6 transition information

The application period for admission to Year 7 in secondary schools for September 2023 opened on 10 September 2022.

From this date, parents/carers of current Year 6 Essex resident children will be able to make their applications using our website Last year, 99% of Essex parents applied online.

As usual, the Council will not be sending out letters to parents/carers about applying. All of the application information is published on the website above.

Parents/carers the need to apply for a secondary school place by the closing date of 31 October 2022.

The Gilberd School and The Trinity School

Philip Morant School

St Helena School

St Helena are holding an open evening on Thursday 29th September between the hours of 5.00pm and 7.30pm.  Please follow this link to their website.

The Stanway School

The Stanway School open evening will be on Thursday the 29th September between the hours of 5pm and 8pm.

Open mornings will also be operated between Monday the 26th September and Thursday 29th September from 9:15am to allow parents and children can see the school in action.  There is no requirement to book.

Please follow this link to The Stanway School Prospectus

St Benedict's Catholic College

St Benedict's Catholic College open evening is on Wednesday 28th September 2022 from 6.00 pm - 8.30 pm. During the evening parents will have the opportunity to meet students and teachers, visit departments and take part in exciting activities.

For more information, please follow this link to the St Benedict's Catholic College website.

Thomas Lord Audley School

The Open Evening will take place on Thursday 29 September between 5pm and 8pm. Please click here to reserve a place.  Student Leaders will be available to show families around the school and the evening will provide an opportunity to see all departments in action. 

Colchester Academy