Academy Transformation Trust is the admissions authority for Sun Academy Bradwell.

Admissions Policy 2023-2024

Admissions Policy 2022-2023

Admissions Policy 2021-2022

Admissions Policy 2020-2021


How to apply for a Reception place

If your child’s fifth birthday is between 1 September 2020 and 31 August 2021 then you can apply for a reception place at our academy. The application process begins on 1st November 2019 and closes on 15 January 2020.

You can apply online at

Alternatively you can make a Paper application, These can be obtained from the academy office or by  going to

Reception admissions – Invite to Preference Letter 2020

Please note that if you attend our Nursery you still need to apply for a Reception place. 


How to apply for a Nursery place

Admission to the Nursery is normally open to children resident within our catchment area. It is on an ‘oldest first’ basis and the placement can begin from the term after your child turns 3.

Application forms can be found at the school office. We strongly suggest you put your child’s name down early on the waiting list to ensure they are able to join our setting at a date that suits you.

Admission Form (word format)

Admission Form   (pdf format)

To find out more about our outstanding Ofsted rated nursery head over to the Early Years information page.

We are a 30-hour childcare provider. For more details about nursery funding go to


In-year admission

We strongly advise you visit any school which you are choosing to move to so that you know if it fits your ethos and vision for your child. Tours of our academy can be arranged via the academy office on 01782 973855.

In-Year admissions occur when an application for admission is made outside the normal admissions round. Applications can be made via

Alternatively you can make a Paper application, These can be obtained from the academy office or by going to

If you are choosing to join us, please let us now that you have submitted the form. If we are full int he classes you would liek to join we can add you to our waiting list.


Admission to secondary and high school

For our year 6 pupils application to their chosen high schools will need to  completed by 31st October 2019

Applications can be made on line at

Please note late applications are processed after those submitted on time and therefore greatly increase your chances of not getting the school you wanted.

Parents receive outcomes on National Offer Day, 2 March 2020.