Sidegate Primary School

Seize Opportunity, Create Success

Admissions (including secondary school information)

Sidegate Primary School is an academy which is part of the Active Learning Trust and therefore follows the Active Learning Trust Admissions Policy (see below).


When should I apply for a secondary school place for the school year 2022/23?

You MUST apply by the closing date of: Sunday 31 October 2021 (see letter at foot of this page which was sent to our families by Parentmail on 7th September 2021), as well as other information from secondary schools.


Suffolk County Council will publish further details on or around 12th September 2021.


When should I apply for a primary school place for the school year 2022/23?  We are awaiting a deadline date from Suffolk County Council.  They will publish details on or around 12th September 2021.

In-Year Admissions 2021/22 (EYFS through to Y6)

If you wish to apply for a place at Sidegate during the academic year 2021/22, you should contact the main school office on 01473-727319 or download our in-year application form 2021/22 by clicking here. Please follow our Admissions Arrangements for 2021/22.  



If your application is unsuccessful and you wish to appeal the decision to refuse your child a place at this school, an appeal form is available to download by clicking here.  The Admission Appeal timetable from the Trust for the academic year 2021/22 can be found below.  


Transition to Secondary School (information for transition September 2022 will be published as it becomes available.

Welcome back! Keep a look out for any Parentmail messages with information on what exciting things are happening this autumn term.