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We follow the admissions criteria of the Eastern Multi-Academy Trust. A copy of the Trust’s admissions policy can be found on the Trust’s policies page.

We are always happy to show prospective parents round the academy so that parents can get a feel of what our academy is like. Please call us to book an appointment.

Norfolk Local Authority manages all admissions on our behalf and can be contacted at:

Children coming into reception year are admitted to school in September of the school year when they have their 5th birthday (i.e. between 1st September and 31st August).

High schools in our local area where pupils go after leaving Upwell Academy in Year 6 include:

The high schools have open days/evenings during the autumn term each year when prospective parents and pupils can look around the schools. Details of these can be found on each schools website.

Admission appeals

If parents wish to appeal against a decision relating to admissions for Upwell Academy, this must be done in writing and a form can be obtained from the academy office or by phoning 01945 773220. The academy follows the appeals process of Norfolk Local Authority. Further information on this process can be found on the Norfolk Schools Admissions website.