How to Apply

Wayland Academy serves the community of Watton and the surrounding villages. The majority of students join the Academy from local primary schools in September and are admitted without reference to ability or aptitude.

The local cluster school that feed into the academy are:

Ashill Primary School, Ashill 
St. Peter and St. Paul Primary School, Carbrooke  
Caston Primary School, Caston  
Great Hockham Primary School, Great Hockham 
Parkers Primary School, Saham Toney  
Thompson Primary School, Thompson
Wayland Junior Academy, Watton 

As an Academy, we are committed to providing access to educational opportunity for young people within our catchment area. Applicants are welcome to apply through Norfolk County Council.

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If there are more requests for places than places available, the Authority will admit children in the following order of priority:

Children with a statement of special educational need naming the school

Children in public care who are due to transfer and live in the area served by the school

Children who are due to transfer and live in the area served by the school

Children living within the area served by the school who are attending a middle school and are not due to transfer but wish to transfer at the end of Year 6 to an 11+ entry high school

Children who are due to transfer and live outside the area served by the school but who have an older brother or sister attending the school at the time of admission

Children who are due to transfer and live outside the area served by the school

Children living outside the area served by the school who are attending a middle school and are not due to transfer but wish to transfer at the end of Year 6 to an 11+ high school and who have an older brother or sister attending the school at the time of admission

Children living outside the area served by the school who are attending a middle school and are not due to transfer but wish to transfer at the end of Year 6 to an 11+ entry high school