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Primary Academy


Admissions to the Mansfield Primary Academy 

The Mansfield Primary Academy provides for the needs of children within the 3 to 11 age range who live in the Mansfield area.

Pupils will be admitted at the age of 3+ without reference to ability or aptitude using the criteria set out in our main Admissions policy. Admission to our Academy is not dependent on any ‘voluntary’ contribution.

Admissions Numbers

  • 30 for pupils in Reception Year R

For admission to Reception, in the year preceding admission, parents should apply using the Nottinghamshire County Council’s Admissions process.

For admission to Reception in September, parents should complete their applications online with Nottinghamshire County Council.  For admission in September 2024, forms should be returned by 15 January 2024 for primary Reception.  Any applications after this date will be dealt with as late applications.

Click here to apply on-line.

For enquiries about admissions, visit the Nottinghamshire Admissions Team or:

  • Telephone: 0300 500 8080
  • Post to: The School Admissions Team, Meadow House, Littleworth, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire NG18 2TA

From September 2024, for all In-Year admissions in Reception Class and Years 1 to 6:

Parents/carers should apply by contacting Mansfield Primary Academy directly by telephoning 01623 624709 for an application form or click on the link to complete the application form online. This will be received directly by the school office.


We welcome visits to our Academy - please contact our main office to arrange an appropriate time.


If you require a place in our Nursery (Foundation 1), then please contact the main office to complete a Nursery Waiting List application form or use this form to apply Nursery Waiting List Application.


There is 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, in writing, to the Academy 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.

Please contact us if you have any queries: 

Office and Operations Manager: Mrs A Farnworth

  • Email: 
  • Telephone 01623 624709