Find a list of schools, school attendances, school meals, school transport, term dates and how to apply for a primary or secondary school place.

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School places

How to apply for a primary and secondary school place in Suffolk, and how to complete an in-year application to move to another school.

School term and holiday dates

Find term and holiday dates for local authority maintained schools in Suffolk, including dates for the next school year.

Find a school in Suffolk

Find a school in Suffolk by village, town, postcode, name or type.

School and college travel

Where to find advice on getting your child to school, opt-in for school and college travel and about the review and appeals process.

Walking and cycling to school

Information about school travel plans which encourage children to walk or cycle to school, to help improve the safety of school journeys.

School meals, uniforms and trips

About school meals and how to pay online for school meals, trips and uniforms.

School closures

Find out how to find a list of school closures in Suffolk and who decides to close a school due to severe weather or unforeseen circumstances.

What is the SEND Local Offer?

The SEND Local Offer details the services available for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).

Govern Suffolk

Find out how to become a school governor and put your skills into Suffolk schools.

Pupil attendance, penalty notices and welfare

Pay a penalty notice fine and see how we work with schools, parents and pupils to reduce unnecessary pupil absences and support children's welfare in school.

Academies, free schools and open competitions

Find out about academies and free schools in Suffolk, including open competitions for new free schools.

Paying for the cost of your child's learning

Details of support towards the cost of childcare, school, college or higher education.

Elective Home Education (EHE): educating your child at home

Elective Home Education is where parents choose to exercise their legal right to take responsibility for educating their children at home.

Making a complaint about a school

An explanation of what the complaints process may look like within an education setting

School Organisation Review

Find out more about how the School Organisation Review is playing an important part in raising the academic attainment across schools in Suffolk.

Education and Learning Infrastructure Plan

Find out about the planned responses to the need for new school places across Suffolk.