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Admission arrangements

Here you will find details of the Academy’s admission arrangements


Primary School Admission Timeline (link to external website)

Calderdale Council coordinates admissions to the academy. If you live within Calderdale, you must complete a Calderdale online application. Parents of children resident outside Calderdale, who want to apply at the academy school must apply through their home local authority.

Parents of children resident in Calderdale can apply for a school place online during the normal admissions rounds. This is if their child is due to:

  • start reception class in September 2024;
  • transfer from infant school to junior school in September 2024;
  • transfer to a secondary school in September 2024;
Key Dates 2023-2024
Primary 2023-24 academic year Secondary 2023-24 academic year
Apply from 17th November 2023 21st June 2023
Closing date 15th January 2024 31st October 2023
National Offer Day 16th April 2024 1st March 2024
Last day for re-allocations and appeal requests 14th May 2024 28th March 2024
Notification of re-allocation outcome 14th May 2024 29th March 2024
Appeal hearings June / July 2024  June / July 2024
Key Dates 2023-2024
Primary 2024-25 academic year Secondary 2024-25 academic year
Apply from 18th November 2024 1st September 2024
Closing date 15th January 2025 31st October 2024
National Offer Day 16th April 2025 1st March 2025
Last day for re-allocations and appeal requests 30th April 2025 15th March 2025
Notification of re-allocation outcome 14th May 2025 29th March 2025
Appeal hearings June / July 2025 June / July 2025
In-year transfers

In general, the Local Authority does not encourage transfers between schools for reasons other than a house move. Evidence strongly indicates that they are rarely in the best educational interests of the pupil because of the disruption this would cause to their learning experience. If a parent, having considered carefully the effects that such a transfer may have, still wishes to request a transfer to a Calderdale primary school, they should complete an in-year application form available on the Calderdale website: (link to external website)

For further advice please contact Mrs Ahmed, in the main office.

If you would like further information regarding the Calderdale Co-ordinated Admissions Scheme for Primary Schools 2025/2026, please click the link below: (link to external website)


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