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.

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Apply for a school place for 2016/2017

How to apply for a school place for the 2016/2017 school year in the normal year of entry and the deadline for primary and secondary school applications.

What can I apply for?

Information about what your child can apply for based on their date of birth.

School admissions FAQ

Answers to questions asked about applying for a primary or secondary school place; when parents need to apply by or if they're new to Suffolk.

Apply for a school place during the current school year (2015/2016): In-year applications

You can apply to a new school during the school year if you’ve recently moved or you are unhappy about your child’s current school.

School catchment areas

Use our school catchment area lists to find out which primary and high schools catchment area you are in.

Education Admission Appeals and Permanent Exclusion Reviews

Who to contact if you've been refused a place for your child at your preferred school in Suffolk; and information about the Permanent Exclusion Reviews.

School Preference Advice Service

Providing confidential, impartial advice for parents with their school choices and help with the admissions process.

Applying for a school place in 2017/2018

Information about the admission arrangements for applications for school places in 2017/2018