Schools

Find a school in Suffolk; school admissions and catchment areas to help you apply for a school place; and information about school meals and term dates.

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School term and holiday dates

Find the current, future and previous term and holiday dates for schools in Suffolk.

Find a school in Suffolk

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

Apply for a school place

Find out about the admissions process for primary and high schools and the Education Admission Appeals and Permanent Exclusion Reviews process.

School meals, transport and travel

Check if your child is eligible for free school meals or transport to school; pay for school meals online and find out about school crossing patrols.

Pupil attendance and welfare

How we work with schools, parents and pupils to reduce unnecessary pupil absences; and support to help a child's welfare while in school.

School closures

Information about why schools are occasionally forced to closed, and how to check school closures in Suffolk.

Academies and free schools

How Suffolk County Council is responding to the development of Academies and Free Schools

School teachers and governors

How to search and apply for teaching vacancies in Suffolk, details of the Learning Improvement Service and information for school governors in Suffolk.

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

Suffolk County Music Service for schools

Contact details for the Suffolk Music Education Hub and Suffolk Youth Music. How to use the Assisted Instrument Purchase Scheme and pay for a music activity.

Making a complaint about a school

Instructions for what to do if you wish to make a complaint about a school in Suffolk.

School Organisation Review

Find out more about how the School Organisation Review is playing a key part in the raising of academic attainment across schools in Suffolk

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