01359 230444


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

Thurston CE Primary Academy follow Suffolk County Council admissions procedures.

Please call us (01359 230444) to enquire about in-year vacancies or entry at the beginning of any year group other than Early Years Foundation Stage/Reception (entry to this year group is managed by the Local Authority).

In-year applications should be made directly to the school office using the ADM1 application form, which is available here or below.

New Primary School Place

All of the information you will need regarding entry into the Reception Class (EYFS) can be found on Suffolk’s local authority website, which can be found by clicking here.

For details of late applications please visit https://www.suffolk.gov.uk

Admissions for 2024/25 should apply for a primary school place by 15 January 2024

Details about how to apply and further information will be published on the suffolk.gov.uk/admissions from 12 September 2023.

Most parents in Suffolk apply for a school place online. 

When applying online you:

  • will receive confirmation of your application by email
  • can check or change your application right up to the closing date
  • can view the outcome of your application online on the offer day
  • will receive an email with details of your school offer on the offer day

If you require any assistance please get in touch by giving us a call or via an email.

Secondary School Place

You must apply for a secondary school place for the 2024/2025 academic year by 31st October 2023. Applications should be made online here