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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 preceeding admission, parents should apply using the Nottinghamshire County Council’s Admission process.

For admission in September, parents should complete their applications online with Nottinghamshire County Council.

Click here to apply on-line.

For all admissions in Years 1 to 6, please contact the Nottinghamshire County Council’s Admissions Team at Meadow House, on 0300 500 8080.

Read our Academy Admissions policy below:


Mansfield Primary Academy Admissions Policy 2022/2023


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, 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.

If you have any queries regarding your child’s admission, please contact us at the Academy on 01623 624709 or the LA Admissions Team on 0300 500 8080.


If your child lives in Nottinghamshire, you must apply for a school place through Nottinghamshire County Council, even if the schools you want are outside Nottinghamshire.

For enquiries about admissions you can contact Nottinghamshire County Council by:

  • Tel: 0300 500 8080
  • Minicom: 01623 433352
  • Post: The School Admissions Team, Meadow House, Littleworth, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire NG18 2TA

We welcome visits to the school, please contact the main office to arrange an appropriate time.

If you require a place in 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.

Admission arrangements for 2023-2024

To view the guide for parents on the First Admission arrangements for 2023-2024 please select the file below called 'First Admission Guide for Parents 2020-21'

First Admission Guide for Parents 2020-2021

Admission arrangements for 2023-2024

Nottinghamshire County Council have now confirmed the admission arrangements for 2023-2024 for Nottinghamshire community and voluntary controlled schools, to view this information please click on the link below


Mansfield Primary Academy Admission Policy for 2022-2023

Click on the links below for the Mansfield Primary Academy Admissions policies:




Please contact us if you have any queries: 

Office and Operation Manager: Mrs A Farnworth 

01623 624709