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In line with the LA’s proposed admissions policy changes 2025/26, the Governing Body of Stanley Grove Primary and Nursery Academy are also consulting on proposed changes to the academy’s Admissions Policy for the 2025/2026 school year.

The consultation starts on Thursday 7th December 2023 until Wednesday 31st January 2024.

The area for consultation surrounds the following amendments to the policy wording:

Oversubscription criteria If there are more applications for admission to a school than there are places available, preference will be given in the following order:

(a) Looked after Children and all previously Looked after Children, including
children who appear (to the admission authority) to have been in state care
outside of England and ceased to be in care as a result of being adopted;

(b) (i) Children who live in the school’s catchment area, who have brothers and
sisters attending the school at the time of admission;
(ii) Other children who live in the school’s catchment area;

(c) Children who have brothers or sisters in attendance at the school

(d) Children who are attending the nursery at Stanley Grove Primary and Nursery
Academy at the time of application

(e) Other children, with priority being given to those living nearest to the school.

Applicants to Stanley Grove Primary and Nursery Academy would continue to apply using the Wakefield Council’s online application system.

The Academy’s proposed Admissions Policy is available on the Academy’s website. A copy is also available upon request from the academy office.

Information for Nursery pupils including admission policy and application form

Information for full time pupils

All full time admission applications are done through Wakefield school admissions both for entry to this school and onward transfer to Secondary school – please see the link below for further details