Find a school in Suffolk; how to apply for a secondary or primary school place and information about school attendances, school meals and term dates.

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School term and holiday dates

Find term and holiday dates for schools in Suffolk; including when half term is, as well as future and past school term dates.

Find a school in Suffolk

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

Apply for a school place

How to apply for secondary and primary school places and about 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.

County Inclusive Resource (CIR) support for mainstream schools

Information for schools and parents about the support offered by CIR for pupils diagnosed with autism; and the referral process for Suffolk mainstream schools.

School closures

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

Academies and free schools

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

Teachers, support staff and governors

Information for teaching staff and school support staff in Suffolk from 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

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 a key part in the raising of 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.

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