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Ofsted report

Welcome to prospective parents

I am proud and privileged to lead SET Saxmundham School. Our team are absolutely dedicated to the development of a safe, vibrant, successful and student-centred place of learning; we believe that our young people are capable of truly fantastic things and we expect them to strive to achieve their very best whilst studying with us. Working with parents, carers and the local community we look to provide a range of opportunities for our students to enjoy their learning and excel.


The admissions process Suffolk County Council handles the annual admissions process on behalf of SET Saxmundham School. For those parents / carers looking to apply for a place at SET Saxmundham School in Year 7, we can admit up to 120 students. At all times, in the event of oversubscription a range of criteria are

Enrichment & the role of the tutor

Enrichment activities are part of our school day, as we believe that enrichment can extend the range of educational experiences for our students, broadening horizons, helping them to discover hidden talents, by trying new things. Enrichment takes three forms at SET Saxmundham School: The first takes place as part of the school’s curriculum timetable. Every Wednesday

Transition Information

2021/22 Transition Information Transition Dates: Wednesday 16th June 2021 (5.30pm): Year 6 into 7 Information Evening / ’Meet the Tutor’ Tuesday 29th June 2021 (09.00 – 15.00): Transition Event 1 Wednesday 30th June 2021 (09.00 – 15.00): Transition Event 2 Friday 27th August 2021 (4.30pm-6pm): Welcome BBQ for students and their families Take a look

Getting involved

There are several ways for parents/carers to get involved in the life of the School: Join the forum The Parents’ / Carers’ Open Forum is a regular drop-in session offering families the chance to meet the Head of School or other members of the senior leadership team to keep in touch with the life of