Choosing a secondary school is a very important process for parents and children alike.

We hope our website, together with our Prospectus, will give you the information that you need to make your decision. However, if you have been unable to visit the school at Open Evening or would like a further visit, please contact the school and we will arrange for you to be shown around. Please telephone the school for an appointment. Alternatively, write or e-mail the school using our details on the contact page.

Admissions for Year 6 Transferring to Year 7

Stowupland High school is an Academy, and a founding school of the John Milton Academy Trust.  Admission arrangements for Year 6 students moving into Year 7 are conducted, on our behalf, by Suffolk County Council.

Prospective parents must follow their identified procedures when applying for places for new intakes.  A map of the school’s catchment area can be found below or by contacting the Local Education Authority.  As a guide, our main feeder primary schools are Bacton, Cedars Park, Crawfords, Freeman, Mendlesham and Old Newton.

Map of the catchment area: schoolcatchment-stowupland_high_school

In-Year Applications

In-year applications will be handled directly by the school.  Please complete Form ADM1 which can be found on the link below.

Document ADM1-Form-2017-2018

Document In-Year-Admissions-Guidance-2017-2018

Document Admissions Policy PD37 2017-2018 in place for all 2017-18 admissions

Admissions for 2018/19

Admissions for 2018 and beyond will be subject to the Admissions Policy for the John Milton Academy Trust.  The 2018/19 policy has been included in the Local Authority admissions details.

Please find our Admissions 2018/19 policy below.

Document Determined-Admission-Arrangements-2018-2019

Document JMAT-002-Admissions-Policy-2018-19 in place for all 2018-19 admissions

Personal data is processed in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.


The national closing date for applications was 31st October 2017.  All applications should be made to Suffolk County Council. The easiest and most secure way to apply for a school place is online at .

The National Offer day is Thursday 1st March 2018 and you will receive notification by email or letter from Suffolk County Council.