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Primary Academy


Admissions in to 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 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 2024 must be completed and submitted to the Local Authority by 5pm on 15 January 2024. Any applications for Reception year made after this date will be deemed as late and will go into the next run of allocations.

Parents will receive their offer of a school place on 16 April 2024.

Please read our full admission policies below in regard to information on the linked area before submitting your application.

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. The Local Authority hold our waiting list.