Schools are reminded that any pupil meeting the criteria as set out below, may be eligible to access individual or group tuition during periods of illness.

  • Expected to be absent from school for at least 15 days (consecutive or cumulative for the same medical condition
  • Long term conditions such as Cystic Fibrosis, who may experience recurring absences should be referred to the service.
  • Must live at a Southend address.
  • Be of compulsory school age (5-16yrs)
  • Be subject to a medical care plan with the NHS, including the Emotional Well-being and Mental Health Service (EWMHS).
  • During pregnancy, tuition can be provided from 6 weeks before the due date and is provided for a maximum of 13 weeks.

For more information please contact the Medical Tuition Service on

Individual Medical Tuition