We are delighted that you are considering Holbrook Academy for your child. We are a non-selective school  serving our peninsula catchment primary schools but with a large number of students coming  from Ipswich, Brantham, and beyond.

Starting Year 7 in September 2025?

The closing date for Year 7 Admissions 2024-2025 is 31st October 2024.

The Academy participates in the Local Authority Co-ordinated Scheme. All applications and enquiries for Year 7 for September 2025 should be made to Suffolk County Council within their deadlines, as outlined in the “Admissions to Schools in Suffolk” guide, which can be found by following the link below:

Late applications can be made by completing a paper copy of the application form (CAF1).

Contact details for the Admissions Team at Suffolk County Council are as follows:

Phone: 0345 600 0981




Starting Year 7 in September 2024?

All enquiries for should be made to the Admissions Team at Suffolk County Council, up to 31st August 2024.  Thereafter, please contact the Academy.


Joining any other year group or at other times of the year?

If you would like to find out about moving your child to Holbrook into any year group at any point in the year you can contact the Headteacher’s PA, Mrs Sarah Beazley – or telephone 01473 328317 to find out more about how to apply.

Our Admission Arrangements can be found by following the link below:

Admissions Policy 2025-26

Admissions Policy 2024-25

Admissions Policy 2023-24


The In Year Admission form can be found here:-  In Year Application Form 2023-24