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  • Children's feedback survey

    Listening is important to us. By listening to what you tell us we can make sure you get the help and support you need. If you fill in this form and tell us what you think, we can make sure that you and other children are well supported by our social workers. What you say is anonymous which means your name will not be mentioned in our reports. What you tell us will be kept safe and will be shared with your social worker and team manager. It you tell us that you are... More
    Closes 14 March 2028
  • Parent or guardian feedback survey

    Listening is important to us. By listening to what you tell us we can make sure you get the help and support you need. By filling in this form and telling us what you think we can make sure that you and other children are well supported by social workers. This short survey is an opportunity for you to have your say about your involvement with children’s social care services. It will help us ensure we are meeting your child’s needs. What you tell us is anonymous... More
    Closes 14 March 2028
  • Our Social Work Promise feedback survey

    At Essex County Council we want our social workers to be the best that they can be. Our promise to all children and young people sets out what you can expect. Please complete this short survey to tell us how well we are doing at keeping our promise. Your feedback will be kept safe and secure and you can choose to complete this anonymously if you want to. If you tell us that you are unsafe or in need of help, we may try to contact you to talk about this. More
    Closes 13 October 2027
  • Child Protection Conference Parent or Carer Feedback (initial)

    Thank you for taking the time to share your experience of child protection conferences. What you tell us is anonymous which means your name will not be mentioned in our reports. However, if what you tell us makes us concerned for the safety of a child a social worker may contact you. Under the Data Protection Act we have a legal duty to protect any information we collect from you. This information will only be used to improve our child protection... More
    Closes 8 May 2027
  • Child Protection Conference Agency Feedback (final)

    Under the Data Protection Act we have a legal duty to protect any information we collect from you. This information will only be used to improve and develop our child protection services and will not be kept longer than is necessary to do so, paper questionnaires up to 1 year and electronic files up to 5 years. We will not share your personal details with another agency unless we have concerns that you or another individual is at risk of harm. ... More
    Closes 8 May 2027
  • Child Protection Conference Agency Feedback (initial)

    Under the Data Protection Act we have a legal duty to protect any information we collect from you. This information will only be used to improve and develop our child protection services and will not be kept longer than is necessary to do so, paper questionnaires up to 1 year and electronic files up to 5 years. We will not share your personal details with another agency unless we have concerns that you or another individual is at risk of harm. ... More
    Closes 8 May 2027
  • Child Protection Conference Parent or Carer Feedback (review)

    Thank you for taking the time to share your experience of child protection conferences. What you tell us is anonymous which means your name will not be mentioned in our reports. However, if what you tell us makes us concerned for the safety of a child a social worker may contact you. Under the Data Protection Act we have a legal duty to protect any information we collect from you. This information will only be used to improve our child protection... More
    Closes 8 May 2027
  • Child Protection Conference Agency Feedback (review)

    Under the Data Protection Act we have a legal duty to protect any information we collect from you. This information will only be used to improve and develop our child protection services and will not be kept longer than is necessary to do so, paper questionnaires up to 1 year and electronic files up to 5 years. We will not share your personal details with another agency unless we have concerns that you or another individual is at risk of harm. ... More
    Closes 8 May 2027
  • Care Leavers Our Pledge to you

    Our Pledge is a set of SEVEN promises we make to our care leavers. Please complete this short survey so that we can better understand your experiences and know whether our Pledge is working for you. More
    Closes 10 September 2025
  • Have Your Say (young people)

    Listening is important. By listening to what you say we can make sure you get the help and support you need. More
    Closes 22 May 2025
  • Have Your Say (children)

    Listening is important. By listening to what you say we can make sure you get the help and support you need. More
    Closes 22 May 2025
  • Green Skills Pledge

    Are you ready to help Essex deliver green skills? Sign the Green Skills Pledge to help create and maintain a sustainable future for Essex. More
    Closes 31 December 2024
  • Child Protection Conference Parent or Carer Feedback (final)

    Thank you for taking the time to share your experiences of child protection conferences. What you say is anonymous which means your name will not be mentioned in our reports. However if you tell us something which makes us concerned about the safety of a child a social worker may contact you. Under the Data Protection Act we have a legal duty to protect any information we collect from you. This information will only be used to improve child protection... More
    Closes 8 May 2024
  • Children's Market Relationship Questionnaire

    Context In April 2024 Essex County Council intend to deliver a Market Position Statement which reflects the current commissioning ambition across Looked After Children Services in Essex. This marks the start of an engagement programme which enables us to collaborate with the market where together we can shape the market and ensure that children and their families have a diverse range of services that meets their needs and supports the future... More
    Closes 1 May 2024
  • DfE Childcare Reforms Expansion Grant

    In the Spring Budget of March 2023, the government announced a series of childcare reforms designed to support eligible working families to access childcare. The DfE have released funding to support these reforms. This application is for providers to be able to access the childcare expansion grant. More
    Closes 23 April 2024
  • Proposal to establish a new SLD (Severe Learning Difficulties) Special Needs School on the Wolsey Park development, Rayleigh, from early 2026

    Rochford has experienced a significant rise in the need for special school places in recent years as a result of a growing local population. There is predicted to be continued pressure on special school places in the coming years, mainly as a result of planned housing developments and inward migration across areas of the town. The Wolsey Park housing development, which will continue to progress for a number of years, will increase demand for school places in this area of Rochford... More
    Closes 4 April 2024
  • Hadleigh Country Park User Survey 2024

    Essex Country Parks is asking Hadleigh Country Park visitors and Essex residents to share their views on the park to help assess its current use and shape its future. Please take a few minutes of your time to fill in this survey by Monday 1 April 2024. Everyone who takes the survey and enters their email address will automatically be entered into our prize draw to win one of three Explorer Passes worth £85 each. More
    Closes 1 April 2024
  • Essex Minerals Local Plan Review 2024

    Essex Minerals Local Plan Review consultation This Minerals Local Plan (MLP) Review consultation is in two parts. We are inviting comments on both the draft Replacement MLP document as well as the interim results of the site assessment work that will guide the allocation of new mineral sites to support development in Essex to 2040. Further details of the Minerals Local Plan Review to date, this consultation (make link to main overview webpage) and the document evidence base (make... More
    Closes 19 March 2024
  • Oasis Consultation 2024

    We are reaching out to all foster carers who are part of an Oasis Network to gain insight into their experience of being part of the network, and to evaluate the impact of the Oasis Network on foster carers and children. More
    Closes 15 March 2024
  • Proposal to enlarge St Peter’s CE Primary School, Coggeshall, Braintree

    Working in partnership with the senior leadership team of St Peter’s CE Primary School, Coggeshall , Essex County Council is exploring the possibility of expanding the school (on a phased basis) to 420 places from September 2025, so that it may admit cohorts of 60 children into its Reception Year going forward from that date. Appropriate permanent accommodation would be delivered on the school site to allow that to happen. More
    Closes 11 March 2024
  • Every voice matters research - Expression of interest

    [Please note this survey is for people from a variety of different ethnic and faith backgrounds , aged 18+ and living in Essex who have used or tried to use businesses and services] Essex County Council (ECC) is looking to learn from and engage better with Essex residents and understand what life is like in Essex for people from different ethnic & faith backgrounds . We wish to talk with Essex residents over the age of 18 years , who are willing to... More
    Closes today
  • SEND Sufficiency Plan Engagement

    Essex County Council is developing a SEND Sufficiency Plan to set out how we and our partners will ensure that there is sufficient high-quality specialist provision, in both mainstream and special school settings, to meet the future needs of children and young people with SEND in Essex. There has never been a greater need for a SEND sufficiency plan for Essex. The SEND population has grown significantly since the 2014 SEND reforms, with the greatest growth taking place in the... More
    Closed 28 February 2024
  • Glenwood School Post 16 Expansion

    Invitation to participate in a consultation relating to the proposed new ‘Post 16’ teaching block and additional car park works associated with Glenwood School. More
    Closed 26 February 2024
  • Dovercourt Public Realm Scheme

    The Dovercourt Public Realm Scheme aims to deliver a series of streetscape improvements along the Kingsway corridor in Dovercourt to help revitalise the town centre. The proposed scheme will create a more inviting route along Kingsway between Dovercourt Railway Station, the town centre and seafront, helping make the town centre an even more attractive place to live, work, shop and visit. It is an important initial phase of a programme of regeneration of Dovercourt... More
    Closed 16 January 2024
  • John Harper Healthy School Street (ATF2 Post Implementation)

    At Essex County Council, we want to help residents in Colchester to have the opportunity to walk and cycle to school. Walking and cycling have been proven to provide many benefits including improvement to peoples physical and mental health and well-being, and decrease pollution and noise. We want to help provide a safe space for people to walking, scoot, or cycle for all or part of their journey. We are interested in understanding your experiences in regard to John Harper and... More
    Closed 22 December 2023
  • Brentwood Active Travel Fund 2 Survey (Post Implementation)

    This survey is for residents in Brentwood to help us understand your travel habits and how the streets are experienced, including what your barriers are and what would encourage you to walk and cycle for shorter trips more often. In particular this survey seeks to monitor the impact of the active travel fund 2 works in Brentwood which included the introduction of 20mph streets and the creation of new Healthy School Streets. Healthy... More
    Closed 22 December 2023
  • Healthy School Streets Survey Colchester Lexden Cluster (ATF2 Post Implementation)

    At Essex County Council, we want to help residents in Colchester to have the opportunity to walk and cycle to school. Walking and cycling have been proven to provide many benefits including improvement to peoples physical and mental health and well-being, and decrease pollution and noise. We want to help provide a safe space for people to walking, scoot, or cycle for all or part of their journey. We are interested in understanding your experiences in regard to Norman Way, Sussex... More
    Closed 22 December 2023
  • Healthy School Streets Middleton Hall Lane (ATF2 Post Implementation)

    At Essex County Council, we want to help residents in Brentwood to have the opportunity to walk and cycle to school. Walking and cycling have been proven to provide many benefits including improvement to peoples physical and mental health and well-being, and decrease pollution and noise. We want to help provide a safe space for people to walking, scoot, or cycle for all or part of their journey. We are interested in understanding your experiences in regard to Middleton Hall Lane, and... More
    Closed 22 December 2023
  • Wickford Healthy School Streets (ATF2 Post Implementation)

    At Essex County Council, we want to help residents in Wickford to have the opportunity to walk and cycle to school. Walking and cycling have been proven to provide many benefits including improvement to peoples physical and mental health and well-being, and decrease pollution and noise. We want to help provide a safe space for people to walking, scoot, or cycle for all or part of their journey. We are interested in understanding your experiences in regard to Hyde Way, Elder Drive,... More
    Closed 21 December 2023
  • Essex County Council - Budget consultation 2024-25

    Essex County Council - Budget consultation 2024-25 Everyone’s Essex: Let’s Talk As Essex County Council shapes our financial plans for 2024/25 and beyond, we want to hear from local people about their views and values. To participate in the consultation, and to find out more about our financial plans, please click on the link below. Data protection Essex County Council fully complies with information legislation. If you would... More
    Closed 3 December 2023
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