Gusford is an academy which is part of the Active Learning Trust and therefore follows the Active Learning Trust Admissions Policy which can be downloaded below.

Applying for a Reception Place

Applications for a September 2020 reception place closed on 15th January 2020, late applications need to be made via Suffolk County Council.

If you applied online before the deadline you will receive an email with details of your school offer on 16th April 2020.


Application form for an 'in-year' admission - Please print and complete (paper copies available from our school office)


As part of the funding agreements, The Active Learning Trust is required to comply with the School Admissions Appeals Code. In the event of your application being unsuccessful all admission appeals should be referred to the ALT Central Office, and appeal hearings will be organised where appropriate. All letters refusing admission will give details of how to appeal the decision.

ALT Central Office's registered address is - Active Learning Trust, School Road, Ely, Cambridgeshire. CB6 2FG

2020 Admissions & Appeals

2021 Admissions & Appeals

open evening & open mornings 2020

Reception 2021/2022

There will be an opportunity to visit the school, prior to making your application, by attending our summer Open Evening in July 2020 and/or one of our Open Mornings in the Autumn Term 2020. Dates for these events will be added to this page in due course.

All Open Mornings will start at 9:30am and finish at approximately 11:00am. There will be a tour of the school, including time in our Reception classrooms and a chance to ask any questions you may have.

We look forward to welcoming you to our school.