Admissions to the Nottingham Academy
Pupils are admitted at the start of, and during, our four main stages:
- nursery (ages 3 - 5)
- primary reception (age 5)
- secondary year 7 (age 11)
- secondary post-16 (age 16)
Pupils on roll in the primary part of the Academy have an automatic place in the secondary part of the Academy.
a) 180 part time or 90 full time places - nursery
b) 90 full time places - reception
c) 480* full time places - year 7 (including 90 pupils automatically transferring from the Academy's primary provision)
d) 480 full time places - post 16 (including all year 11 pupils at the Academy who choose to stay on for their post-16 education)
* 300 on our Greenwood Road site and 180 on our Ransom Road site.
Please note that, following our consultation earlier this year, the Nottingham Academy has revised its Admissions Policy for entry in September 2015. Please click on the link to the right of this page to read the full Admissions Policy.
To apply for a place at the Nottingham Academy
For admission to our nursery provision parents should contact the Primary Reception on our Greenwood Road site on 0115 748 3385 to apply for a place.
For admission to primary reception and to secondary year 7, in the year preceding admission, parents should apply using Nottingham City Council's Co-ordinated Admissions Scheme.
For admission in September 2017, these forms should be returned by 15 January 2017 for primary reception and by midday on 31 October 2016 for secondary Year 7. To apply online, visit:
For all other admissions, 5-16, please contact the Academy on 0115 748 3390 or fill in the Admissions Application Form under the Admissions tab and return it to the Academy.
For all Post-16 admissions, please contact the Sixth Form at the Nottingham Academy on 0115 748 3400 or complete the Post-16 application form on our main Sixth Form page.
There will be 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 within twenty (20) school days of the date of refusal.
If refused admission, you should contact the Academy, in writing, at the address below to lodge an appeal:
Please mark your envelope 'Admissions Appeals'.
For more details, please click on the Academy policy links to the right of this page.