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John Milton Academy Trust

These schools are part of the John Milton Academy Trust. Click on the school's logo to visit their website.

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

Choosing a school is a very important process for parents and children alike.

We hope our website, together with our Prospectus, will give you the information that you need to make your decision. However, if you have been unable to visit the school at an Open Event or would like a further visit, please contact the school, and we will arrange for you to be shown around. Please telephone the school for an appointment. Alternatively, write or e-mail the school using our details on the contact page.

  • Applications for in year admission should be made by calling the school directly on 01449 778230, where you will be provided with further information. You can also download the application form below.

  • Applications for the normal round of admissions, at the beginning of the new school year, for a place in Reception Year and Year 7 to High School should be made to:

Suffolk County Council
Endeavour House
8 Russell Road

Tel: 0845 600 0981

Please follow the Suffolk County Council link below for further information.

Our published admissions number (PAN) is 60 children per year. For further details regarding our selection and over subscription criteria please contact the school or find details in our Admissions Policy below. Should your application be unsuccessful because the school is oversubscribed you have the right to appeal against this decision. There is a clear appeals procedure to follow which can also be found in the Admissions Policy. 

Children will be admitted to the school for a full Reception year each September. All children are offered a full time place from September. However, should you feel that your child is not ready for this, arrangements can be made with the Early Years Foundation Stage Leader/ Head teacher to make a smooth transition for you and your child.

The national closing date for applications is Monday 15th January 2024.  All applications should be made to Suffolk County Council. The easiest and most secure way to apply for a school place is online at

The National Offer day is Tuesday 16th April 2024, and you will receive notification by email or letter from Suffolk County Council.


In-Year Applications 2023-24

In-year applications will be handled directly by the school.  Please complete In-Year Application Form which can be found on the link below