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Find 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 secondary and primary school place for September 2017 and how to complete an in-year application to move to another school.

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.

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.

What is the Local Offer?

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

Teachers, support staff and governors

Information for teachers and school support staff in Suffolk from the Learning Improvement Service; and how to become a school governor.

School meals, transport, travel, uniforms and trips

See if your child is eligible for free school meals or transport; pay for school meals, trips and uniforms online, and find out about school crossing patrols.

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.

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.

Academies and free schools

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

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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