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In Doncaster, schools are arranged into ‘pyramids’ based upon a number of primary schools linked with a secondary school. The area which a school serves, is referred to as a ‘catchment area’. Each address in Doncaster has a catchment area school and most parents apply for their children to attend their local school.

IMPORTANT – Applications received during term time by Friday at 5pm, are normally sent a decision within 2 school weeks

Statement of Special Educational Needs – If your child has a Statement of Special Educational Need (SEN) or a proposed statement, you should contact the SEN Team on 01302 737207.

Primary Admissions – Schools in Doncaster admit children to reception classes in September at the start of the school year if they have had their fourth birthday on or before 31 August

How to apply
 – Only Doncaster residents should complete our application forms.  If you live outside of Doncaster you must apply to your home Admission Authority regardless of which school you wish to apply for.

Email: admissions@doncaster.gov.uk | Telephone: 01302 737204 or 736083 or 737234

Address: Admissions and Pupil Services, PO Box 266, Council House, College Road, Doncaster, DN1 3AD.

Children are admitted at the start of the Autumn term of the school year in which they reach their fifth birthday. This means that children who are four years old on or before August 31st. A copy of the LEA admissions policy is available from the school office.

Children normally transfer to Hungerhill School at the end of the National Curriculum Yr 6, although this is subject to Hungerhill’s admissions policy.

We are very proud of our close liaison with Hungerhill and the other feeder schools in the pyramid. Close co-operation means that transfer to secondary school is smooth.

For further information or to apply for a place in school please visit www.doncaster.gov.uk/admissions where you can print off the relevant forms.

If you are a parent or carer of a pupil at our Academy and require a paper copy of any of the information on this site – please make a request via our Academy office and we will issue you one.

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