Ormiston Academy

Respect, Inspire, Achieve

Admissions and catchment


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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.

Parents requiring clarification should seek advice from the Southern Area Education Office, on 0845 600 0981 between 9am and 5pm, or at, 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.

Year groups 8–11

Stoke High School – Ormiston Academy operates a 5 form entry in these year groups and is staffed accordingly, therefore is organisationally full at 140 students.

Mid-year applications

Mid-year applications are handled by the academy and must be made on the ADM1 form which is available to download here or from the Suffolk County Council website. The application form should be returned to the academy at:

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

During the academic year parents can make an appointment with the Vice Principal, Mrs Betts, who will show them around the school and discuss their child’s needs.

Further reading