Families will find a wide choice of schools in Rayleigh covering primary and secondary education.

Families are drawn to Rayleigh for its excellent range of education options including seven primary schools and two secondary schools. Just over a mile on foot from Wolsey Park, Sweyne Park School is rated Outstanding by Ofsted, while Good rated primary schools including Down Hall and St Nicholas C of E school are also within walking distance.

There is a choice of independent schools in the wider area such as Brentwood School. Further education is also on offer close by with a campus of the University of Essex in Southend, Anglia Ruskin University in Chelmsford, as well as South Essex College based in Southend-on-Sea.

The Sweyne Park School

Rayleigh Primary School

The Fitzwimarc School