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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.


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

or email:




  • 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 2024-2025 Draft for consultation


Draft Admissions Policy 2024-25

This consultation will run from Wednesday 2 nd November to 18.00 on Friday 16th December
How to respond to the consultation
You can give your views by:
emailing (please use ‘Admissions CONSULTATION’ in the subject
writing to Sue Todd, Deputy Diocesan Director of Education, St Nicholas Centre, 4 Cutler
Street, Ipswich, IP1 1UQ
Responses must be received no later than 18.00 Friday 16th December 2022.
All responses will be considered by the DMAT Board before making a final decision.

Reception Class 2022/23 - Making your application


If your child was born between 1 September 2017 and 31 August 2018 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 2022/2023 school year.


You must apply for a full-time school place for September 2022 by the closing date of 16th January 2022.


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.


In-Year Applications

To apply for a place at the school, please complete our application form;

Admissions Policy

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 us to help you make a decision about whether to apply for a school place with us.