Academy Transformation Trust is the admissions authority for Star Academy Sandyford

ADMISSIONS 2021-2022

ADMISSIONS POLICY 2020-2021

ADMISSIONS POLICY 2019-2020

How to apply for a Reception place

If your child’s fifth birthday is between 1 September 2020 and 31 August 2021 then you can apply for a reception place at our academy. The application process begins on 1st November 2019 and closes on 15 January 2020.

You can apply online at: https://www.stoke.gov.uk/info/20033/school_admissions/132/primary_school_admissions

How to apply for a Nursery place

Every child is entitled to receive 570 hours of early years provision over a minimum of 38 weeks of the year (15 hours per week). Anyone who pays their council tax to us can use our application system to apply for a place for their child at a nursery in the city. If you pay your council tax to a different council, please use their application system.Application forms can be found at the school office. We strongly suggest you put your child’s name down early on the waiting list to ensure they are able to join our setting at a date that suits you.

Please note that if you attend our Nursery you still need to apply for a Reception place.

In-year admission

We strongly advise you visit any school which you are choosing to move to so that you know if it fits your ethos and vision for your child. Tours of our academy can be arranged via the academy office on 01782 235055

In-Year admissions occur when an application for admission is made outside the normal admissions round. Applications can be made via  the school you wish to attend.

You can go to https://www.stoke.gov.uk/info/20033/school_admissions/132/primary_school_admissions for more details.

Admission to secondary and high school

For our year 6 pupils application to their chosen high schools will need to  completed by 31st October 2019

Applications can be made on line at https://www.stoke.gov.uk/info/20033/school_admissions/134/secondary_or_high_school_admissions

Please note late applications are processed after those submitted on time and therefore greatly increase your chances of not getting the school you wanted.

Parents receive outcomes on National Offer Day, 2 March 2020.