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Bright Tribe Trust is the overall admissions authority for Cliff Lane Primary School.

The Trust has adopted Suffolk County Council’s admissions policy for community and voluntary controlled schools for Cliff Lane Primary School for its admissions.

Cliff Lane Primary School is part of the co-ordinated admissions arrangements operated by Suffolk County Council and the Local Fair Access Protocol. The Council will co-ordinate admissions, allocate places to the school and inform families.

The academy is non-selective and co-educational. Full admission details, including over-subscriptions, can be found in the Admission Policy which is available on our policies page.

Published Admission Numbers:

  • 450 full time places
  • full time nursery places available (maximum of 24 per session).

When your child joins Cliff Lane Primary School, they will have their own class teacher, and additional teachers and support staff will work alongside them to help any children whose first language is not English, or those who may have special educational needs.

Children are usually organised according to their age, however, in certain circumstances a child may be placed in a different year group, but only after discussion and agreement with parents.

All classes are mixed ability and teachers use various groupings to cater for the needs and abilities of all the children.

Apply for a Place at Cliff Lane Primary School

The admission arrangements to school in Suffolk for 2017/2018 are now on the county council website, the link for which is below.

Click here for Cliff Lane Primary Admissions Policy-2018/2019

Click here for Cliff Lane Primary Admissions Policy-2019/2020

Click here to apply for a school place

Any objections to these arrangements must be make to the School Adjudicator. Further information is available on the Schools Adjudicator’s website at

Apply for a Place at Cliff Lane Nursery School

For admissions to Cliff Lane Nursery School please read the Admissions policy and then complete the Cliff Lane Nursery admission form. Once form is complete please take it to the office with your child’s birth certificate.

Please click here for Cliff Lane Nursery Admissions Policy

Please click here for Nursery Admissions – New starter forms