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Primary Academy


If you are interested in choosing choosing Corby Primary to start in Reception 2020 then we will be taking bookings for tours from October half term.

We are currently full in all other year groups, the Local Authority holds waiting lists for all our year groups. (updated September 2019)

Admissions in to the Corby Primary Academy.

The Corby Primary Academy provides education for children within the 3 -11 age range in the Corby area.

For admissions into Nursery age 3 please click here.

For the 2020/2021 Academic year, we will accommodate children from Reception to Year 6.

For Reception year (starting the September after their 4th Birthday), in the year preceding admission, parents should apply using the Northamptonshire Local Authority process.

All applications to Reception year starting September 2020 must be completed and submitted to the Local Authority by 5pm on 15 January 2020. Any applications for Reception year made after this date will be deemed as late and will go into the next run of allocations after 18 April 2020.

Parents will receive their offer of a school place on 16 April 2020.

For all other in-year admissions, parents must apply for a place through the Local Authority.

Read our full Admissions policies below:





There will be a right of appeal to an Independent Appeals Panel for unsuccessful applicants relating to admissions at age 5 (statutory school age) or above. Appeals should be made within twenty (20) school days of the date of refusal.

Please be aware that the regulations under Section I of the School Standards and Framework Act 1998 limit the size of an infant class (a class in which the majority of children will reach the age of 5, 6 or 7 during the school year) to 30 pupils per class teacher. Admissions over this limit are only permitted in very limited circumstances.

If refused admission, you should contact the Local Authority, in writing, to lodge an appeal.


In Year Admissions

Applications for entry outside of usual reception admissions need to be made to the Local Authority.

As of October 2018 we are full in all year groups. The local Authority hold the waiting lists for Corby Primary Academy.