Greenacres Primary Academy (South Pennine Academies)

Respect, Responsibility and Really Good Manners

Admissions

The Academy's Published Admission Number (PAN) is 250. This is made up of 40 children in our Nursery (20 in the morning and 20 in the afternoon) and 30 from Reception to Year 6. On this page you will find all the information you need regarding how to apply for a place for your child.

 

What do I do if I want my child to attend Nursery?

Please click here to find out more about our Nursery and how to apply for a place.

 

What do I do if I want my child to attend Reception?

Children are admitted to the Reception class in the September of the school year in which they are 5 years old. Unlike with Nursery places, the Local Authority (LA) allocate places for our Reception class and applications must be made online. If your child was born between 1st September 2015 and 31st August 2016 they should start primary school in September 2020. Applications can be done online via Oldham Council's website. The deadline for applications is 15th January 2020. Please click on the following link for more details: 

Applying for a Reception place

 

You will be notified of which place your child has been offered by 12 noon on 16 April 2020.

Should you be offered a place in Reception, we will invite you to a meeting at the school before the end of the school year.

Please note that having a place in our Nursery does not automatically make the child eligible for a place in our Reception class.

 

Secondary school

If your child was born between 1st September 2008 and 31st August 2009 they should start secondar school in September 2020. Applications can be done online via Oldham Council's website. The deadline for applicatons is 31st October 2019 at 5pm. Please click on the following link for more details:

Applying for a Secondary place

 

In year transfers

We deal with our own in-year transfers here at Greenacres. Please refer to our Admissions policy on our School Policies page or click on the following link:

Admissions Policy

Appeals

If your childre does not get into your preferred school, you may appeal the decision with Oldham Council. Please click on the following link for more details:

Oldham Council appeals

 

Alternatively you can contact the School Admissions Appeals team at Oldham Council at:

 

Level 4, Civic Centre
West Street
Oldham OL1 1UL

0161 770 4213

schoolappeals@oldham.gov.uk