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St Mary's Church of England Academy

'We promise to shine together.'

Let the light of your face shine upon us - Psalm 4:6

Admissions

Before you apply you are encouraged to read the information on this website (or a paper copy of the Academy Prospectus available from the Academy Reception) and our Admissions Policy.

 

To view our current Admissions Policy, please visit our policies section of the website or follow the Policies link below. 

Applying for a place for your Reception age child

 

Frequently Asked Questions:

 

How and when do I apply for a place?

Children start school at St Mary's Church of England Academy in the academic year (Sep-Aug) in which they turn five. An application should be made in the autumn term of the year before, with an absolute deadline usually mid January. To apply for a place at St Mary's Church of England Academy, the first step is to complete the CAF1 online at www.suffolk.gov.uk/onlineadmissions

 

Our Admissions Policy may be viewed in pdf format at the bottom of this page, a copy of the School Prospectus can be provided on request.

For all applications for a faith place at a Church of England school in Suffolk, parents are advised to complete a Supplementary Information Form (SIF) which will be used in conjunction with your application. When you have completed the SIF form it should be returned directly to the Academy.

 

Pupils usually start school early in September (i.e. at the start of the school year), this is in accordance with the LA Admissions Policy.

 

Can I visit the Academy?

Visits to our Academy are warmly welcomed; please telephone the academy office and the Administration Team will arrange a mutually convenient day and time for you to visit.

 

What happens if my application is unsuccessful?

If your application for a place is turned down following allocations under the criteria in our Admissions Policy, you will be offered an alternative place at another school by the County Council. You will receive a letter explaining the situation, any waiting list information necessary and the appeals process.

 

More Information

For further information about Admissions to Schools in Suffolk - Click Here

In Year Applications

 

To apply for a place in the Academy, please download the admissions form (ADM1) from the links below. Complete the form and return directly to the Academy.

 

Frequently Asked Questions:

 

How do I apply for a place?

To apply for a place at St Mary's Church of England Academy, download and complete our ADM1 form and return it to the Academy office.

 

When are children admitted?

Children can be admitted at any time during the year, but places are subject to availability.

Please read the Academy's Admissions Policy for more information.

 

When can I apply?

Applications can be made at any time during the school year.

 

Can I visit the Academy?

Visits to our Academy are warmly welcomed; please telephone the Academy office and the Administration Team will arrange a mutually convenient day and time for you to visit.

 

What happens if my application is unsuccessful?

Unsuccessful applications are offered the opportunity to join a waiting list according to the criteria in our Admissions Policy. The appeals process will be explained in your refusal letter. 

 

More information

For further information about Admissions to Schools in Suffolk - Click Here

Admission Appeals

If parents wish to appeal against a decision relating to admissions for St Mary's Church of England Academy please follow the link below.

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