The Future at Your Fingertips

The Future at Your Fingertips

You’ll find a wealth of educational facilities close to home.Young children are well catered for with a new nursery planned at Lawford Green while Manningtree boasts an excellent array of primary and secondary schools. The world-renowned University of Essex can be found a short journey away in Colchester.

Primary Schools

Lawford C of E

‘Here at Lawford C of E it is our aim to provide a curriculum that has high, but realistic expectations of pupils.’


(0.9 MILES)
‘Outstanding in its achievements, Highfields Primary School nurtures its students to achieve only the very best.’

Mistley Norman C of E

(2.9 MILES)
‘We work hard together, sharing success and striving to achieve our best. We never give up and promise to always challenge ourselves.’

High Schools & Secondary Schools


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Just a ten minute walk from your new home, Manningtree High School brings education to life for youngsters. This welcoming school is rated good by Ofsted and enjoys a thriving sport scene.

East Bergholt

(3.9 MILES)
The school’s reputation for academic achievement has led to children from north Colchester and Manningtree choosing this school.

Holbrook Academy

(7.8 MILES)
Consistently one of the top performing state schools in Suffolk, a secondary school with academy status.

Grammar Schools & Independent Schools

Royal Hospital School

(6.4 MILES)
The Royal Hospital School is a British co-educational independent day and boarding school with naval traditions. The school admits pupils from age 11 to 18 through Common Entrance or the school’s own exam.

Colchester Royal Grammar

(9.5 MILES)
Colchester Royal Grammar School was founded in 1206 and granted two Royal Charters, by Henry VIII in 1539 and by Elizabeth I in 1584.

Ipswich School

(11.8 MILES)
Ipswich School is a leading independent school for girls and boys aged 3-18 in Suffolk, East Anglia.

Universities & College Education

University of Essex

(8.5 MILES)
Whether you’re looking for undergraduate study, masters degrees or even postgraduate research, you’ll find it at the University of Essex.

The Colchester Institute

(9.1 MILES)
Colchester Institute is the largest vocational college serving North Essex and the surrounding areas.

University of Suffolk

(11.3 MILES)
The University of Suffolk puts you at the heart of a unique network of partner colleges located across Suffolk and Great Yarmouth.