We follow the admissions criteria of the Eastern Multi-Academy Trust. A copy of the Trust’s admissions policy can be found on the Trust's policies page.
We are always happy to show prospective parents round the academy so that parents can get a feel of what our academy is like - please call us to book an appointment.
Norfolk Local Authority manages all admissions on our behalf and can be contacted at:
Tel: 0344 800 8020
- Consultation on Admission Arrangements to Schools in Norfolk 2021-22
- Admissions at Norfolk County Council
Children coming into reception year are admitted to school in September of the school year when they have their 5th birthday (i.e. between 1st September and 31st August).
At Eastgate Academy, we have 30 places in reception and 15 places in year 3 each September. Pupils coming into year 3 come to us from our feeder school, Highgate Infants. For information on Highgate Infants School please click here.
During the summer term each year, we hold open evenings for the September intake for reception and year 3 and there are also various opportunities for parents and new children to come into school to help with the settling in process.
Our school feeds into:
Other local secondary schools include:
The secondary schools have open days during the autumn term each year when prospective parents and pupils can visit the schools. Details of these can be found on each school's website.
If parents wish to appeal against a decision relating to admissions for Eastgate Academy, this must be done in writing and a form can be obtained from the Academy Office or by phoning 01553 773088. The academy follows the appeals process of Norfolk Local Authority.
Further information on this process can be found on the Norfolk Schools Admissions website.