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 Admissions

Apply for a secondary school place 2021/2022

How to apply for a secondary school place for the 2021/2022 school year. This includes high and upper schools.

Apply for a primary school place 2021/2022

How to apply for a primary school place for the 2021/2022 school year. This includes infant, junior and middle school places.

Move to a different school (in-year applications 2020/2021)

Find out what you need to know before, during and after applying for your child to move to a different school during the 2020/2021 school year.

Variation approved for the 2021/2022 admission arrangements

The Office of the Schools Adjudicator has approved the variation to Suffolk County Council’s oversubscription criteria for the 2021/2022 school year

When to apply for a school place

Check when you need to apply for a school place depending on when your child was born.

School Admissions FAQs

Advice for parents about applying for a school place and what happens on National Offer Day.

School catchment areas

Use our school catchment area lists to find out if your address has a catchment area school.

Education Admission Appeals and Permanent Exclusion Reviews

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

Admissions to schools in Suffolk for the 2022/2023 school year

Between 1 October and 12 November 2020, Suffolk County Council asked your views about its proposed admission arrangements for the 2022/2023 school year.