GOOD NEWS for youngsters joining primary school in September, as 95 per cent of Thurrock children have been offered their first or second choice of primary school.

Figures released this week have also shown that compared to 2018 primary admission results, there were an additional 163 applications for a primary school place this year, with 98 per cent completing their application online at

In coming years, Thurrock Council and it's partners, will be investing in new school places across the borough, to ensure that Thurrock children can continue to receive the best possible education for generations to come.