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Wetheringsett C of E Primary School

It is the smallest of all seeds but when it grows up it is the biggest of all plants. It becomes a tree, so that birds come and make their nests.' Matthew 13:32


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


If you are interested in applying for a place at Wetheringsett Primary School for your child(ren) please do not hesitate to contact us to arrange a visit to have a look around our school. Alternatively, please telephone or email us if you have any questions or queries about applying for a place at the school.




  • We are small village school with a family feel where staff know each child very well and all children are valued

  • Our caring ethos was highlighted as a strength in both our recent school school inspection and Ofsted inspection

  • We have a fantastic site with large garden, a huge field, an exciting and well resourced early years outside area and our own Forest School and forest

  • We have carefully planned our curriculum to enthuse children, enhanced with lots of trips, visitors and special days


Don't worry if you don't live in our catchment area - a high proportion of our children come from surrounding towns and villages for all sorts of reasons.

Admissions Policy 2024-2025

Admissions Policy 2025-2026

MAT Admissions Statement

Reception Class 2023/24 - Making your application


If your child was born between 1 September 2019 and 31 August 2020 it is time to decide which school you would like them to attend in the Reception year and to apply for a full-time school place for the 2024/2025 school year.


You must apply for a full-time school place for September 2024 by the closing date of 15th January 2024.


How to make your Application


We strongly recommend that you apply online at The process is quick, safe and simple and you will receive an automatic acknowledgement to confirm that your application has been received.


If you do not have online access, you can apply on a paper application form (CAF1). These are available to download from or if you would like one posted to you please contact the Admissions Team at Suffolk County Council on 0345 600 0981. If you apply on a paper form you must return your application form to the Admissions Team, Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich, Suffolk IP1 2BX. Please get proof of posting as the Admissions Team cannot be held responsible for information lost in the post. Please note Admissions do not acknowledge receipt of paper applications.



Admissions Protocol and In year Application Form

If you are applying for a an in-year place between the 1st of September to the 31st of August, as an academy within the St Edmundsbury and Ipswich Diocesan Multi-Academy Trust we follow the trusts admission protocol ;

Our PAN (Published Admissions Number) - the number of children we can have in each year group, is 14.


If you are interested in joining the school, we would be delighted to meet you and show you around. 

Please contact Mrs Morris, the Office Manager, on 01449 766215 

or email: