Admissions consultation

In accordance with the DfE’s 2021 statutory ‘School Admissions Code’ guidance, as a school we must consult on our admission arrangements when changes are proposed, and at least once every seven years.

Admissions policy

Please click on the link below to download our current Admissions Policy.

You can also find copies of policies for previous academic years on our policies page.

Admission appeals

Click here for appeals guidance from Local Authority.


Download our current academy prospectus here.

Admissions procedure

The County Council, not the Academy, is responsible for Year 7 admissions. The full statement of the admissions policy is contained in the booklet Admissions to Schools in Suffolk which can be downloaded below. It is essential that parents refer to this.

See: Admissions to schools in Suffolk for the 2024/25 school year

Parents requiring clarification should seek advice from the Southern Area Education Office, on 0845 600 0981 between 9am and 5pm, or at [email protected], or by post at the following address.

The Admissions Team
Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road
Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1 2BX

The admissions limit for Year 7 is 172.

Mid-year applications

Mid-year applications are handled by the academy. Please contact the school to arrange an appointment and a visit, we can discuss their child’s needs and complete any required paperwork at that time.

Stoke High School – Ormiston Academy
Maidenhall Approach
Ipswich, Suffolk, IP2 8PL

Further reading