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Nottingham Primary Academy


Admissions to the Nottingham Academy 

The Nottingham Academy provides education for children within the 3-19 age range. Pupils are admitted at the start of, and during, our main stage for primary.

Pupils on roll in the primary part of the Academy have an automatic place in the secondary part of the Academy.

Admission numbers

  • 90 places - Nursery
  • 90 full time places – Reception - Year 6

To apply for a place at the Nottingham Academy

For admission to our nursery provision, parents should contact the Primary Reception on 0115 748 3385 to apply for a place.

For admission to primary reception, in the year preceding admission, parents should apply using Nottingham City Council’s Co-ordinated Admissions Scheme.

For admission in September 2024, these forms should be returned by 15 January 2024 for primary reception. 

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The Nottingham Academy will co-ordinate admissions for in-year applications and for applications for year groups other than the normal point of entry. For entry into years other than Reception, please contact the Academy reception or e-mail your completed form to

For more details, please read our full Academy Admissions Policy at the bottom of this page.


There is 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 to the Academy, in writing, 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 you have any queries about admission for your child please contact us at the Academy or the Admissions and Exclusions Team at Nottingham City Council on 0115 915 0763.