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Admissions

If you would like your child to attend our school, please see details of our admission arrangements below.

In Year admissions

 

If you move to the village or surrounding are (or you wish to move your child from another school to this one) then please contact the school directly. It is recommended that you visit the school with your child to assess whether it is suitable and this also gives you an opportunity to meet the headteacher.

 

Admissions to Reception class

 

First admissions to the school are organised through Suffolk County Council. We have adopted the Suffolk County Council policy for admissions which can be found here Suffolk County Council admissions. The over subscription criteria for the school also follow Suffolk County Council's policy. If the school receives more applications than it can accept then an appeal procedure is followed - if you are refused a place at the school please contact the school office and ask to speak to the Head of School about an admission refusal.

 

Under Suffolk LA Admissions Policy there is a single admission date each year in September, for children whose fifth birthday falls between 1 September and 31 August. Children may be admitted into the Reception class full-time or half time, from the beginning of the Autumn term. It is possible to ‘stagger’ the start to school for children born in Spring or Summer. Please contact school or admission office for more details.  Children must legally attend school full-time in the term following their fifth birthday, the national statutory school age.  The Current P.A.N. for the School is 30.

 

Our Reception teacher makes opportunity each Summer term for children to visit the school. She also makes visits to other nursery pre-school providers. Children who attend Rougham Acorns Pre-School will have opportunities to visit the school in the term before they start school.

 

Visits to the school are warmly invited.

To apply for a primary school place for the 2018/2019 school year you need to apply by midnight on Monday 15th January 2018.

 

We recommend you apply online

It is quick, easy and secure to apply online.

By applying online you can:

  • Receive confirmation of your application by email
  • Check or change your application right up to the closing date
  • View the outcome of your application online on the offer day (after midnight)
  • Receive an email with details of your school offer on Monday 16th April 2018. A letter will also be sent to you on the offer day by second class post.

If you apply on paper you may not receive your letter with details of the school offered for two of three days after Monday 16th April 2018.

We cannot confirm the outcome of your application over the telephone or before you receive your letter.

 

On-line applications available 12th September 2017.

or phone Suffolk County Council - School Admissions 03456 000981

Supplementary Information Form (SIF)

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