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Applying for a place at the Academy

Dudley Infant Academy welcomes all applications for prospective new students. Most students join at the start of Reception, during the Admissions Round. If you would like to apply for your child to join us outside of the Admissions Round, you can make an In-year Application. Details of both can be found on this page.

Useful links:

Our prospectus

ESCC guidance on applying for a school place 2020-21

University of Brighton Academies Trust Admissions Policy

If you are unable to complete an online application form, please call Information for Families on 0345 60 80 192.


Reception Admissions (Admissions Round)

Admissions Round applications are made direct to East Sussex County Council (ESCC) using their Common Application Form (CAF). Please do not apply through the Academy directly.

The deadlines for the 2022-2023 academic year admissions round are:

  • Admissions applications open: October 2021
  • Closing date for applications: 15 January 2022
  • Allocation letters and emails sent out: 19 April 2022
  • Induction days: Summer term 2022

Need help? Phone Information for Families on 0345 60 80 192

Applications for children of staff members

If you are staff member making an application in one of the qualifying categories (ie have worked at the academy for 2 years or were recruited to a post for which there is a demonstrable skills shortage) you must also complete the Supplementary Information Form. Please complete this online form or print and complete the form and submit it to the academy office.

Need some help?

Phone Information for Families on 0345 60 80 192.