The Willows Primary School

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  • The Willows Primary School
  • Downing Close,
  • Ipswich,
  • Suffolk,
  • IP2 9ER

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The Willows Primary School is part of the Orwell Multi-Academy Trust. As a trust be follow the Suffolk County Council admission policy.  Further information can be found at


The admission arrangements to schools in Suffolk for the 2020/2021 school year are now on the Suffolk County Council’s website,  


Our nursery welcomes children from the age of 3 and they will be able to receive 15 funded hours each week. We are a 26 place nursery and runs from Monday to Friday 8:45am until 11:45am each day. If you would like to apply for a nursery place please come and collect an application form from the school office or alternatively phone the school office and we can post one directly to you.



Reception applications for pupils starting reception class in September 2019 should be made online via, alternatively you can collect a form from the school or phone the school office and we can post one directly to you. office which you must then return to Suffolk County Council Admissions team. The CLOSING DATE for applications is Tuesday 15th January 2019, any applications made after this date will be considered a late application and may delay the application.

Providing that you apply by the deadline you will find out where your child/children have been allocated a school place on Tuesday 16th April 2019.



Please contact the school office directly to ask for an ADM1 application form, or click on the link below and you can download one at home or alternatively we can post one directly to you.




Application Form

We encourage parents/carers to make an appointment with our admissions coordinator Nikki Moore to view the school and meet with the Headteacher. It is vital that you visit the school before making any application so that you can ensure that you are happy with the application you are making and understand the expectations and what we can offer you and your child/children. Suffolk County Council will be able to advise you on local schools and spaces available. You can contact them on 0345 600 0981 or alternatively email them on

If you require any further assistance or guidance on making an application please contact the office on 01473 683178 or alternatively


More information and guidelines that we follow can be found on the Suffolk County Council Admissions Website below

We look forward to your child/children hopefully joining us.

Suffolk County Council Admissions Guide


If you would like to check to see if you are entitled to free school transport then please follow the link below: