Choosing a 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.

Open Evening for Prospective Year 7 Students

We are hugely disappointed at not being able to welcome you in person to our traditional Open Evening this year.

Instead, please ‘visit’ the school by clicking on the following link:

Virtual Tour of Stowupland High School 


We have also held two virtual Open Mornings and an Open Evening with a live introduction and Q&A session.  A copy of the PowerPoint presentation can be accessed below:

2020 Open Evening PowerPoint Presentation

 2020 Open Evening FAQs


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 2020-21

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


Admissions for 2021-22

Admissions for 2021-22 will be subject to the Admissions Policy for the John Milton Academy Trust.  The 2021-22 policy has been included in the Local Authority admissions details.

Please find our Admissions 2021-22 policy below:


Admissions for 2022-23

Admissions for 2022-23 will be subject to the Admissions Policy for the John Milton Academy Trust.  The 2022-23 policy will be published and made available on the schoo;l and Trust website in February 2021.

For more information regarding Admissions and choosing a school in Suffolk, please go to 


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


The national closing date for applications is Saturday 31st October 2020.  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 Monday 1st March 2021 and you will receive notification by email or letter from Suffolk County Council.

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