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Normanton Common Primary Academy welcomes families from across the Normanton and Wakefield district.

Full details of the admission arrangements for schools in the Wakefield Metropolitan District are given in the ‘Guide for Parents’


View our Admissions Policy here.

Admission to Nursery

Normanton Common Primary Academy has a 39 place Nursery; this means that a maximum of 78 part-time universal places will be offered.


View our Early Years Admissions Policy here


The Academy offers the Universal Free Entitlement of 15 hours nursey education per week (term time only) for three and four year olds. Children usually attend nursery either every morning or every afternoon. Any other variations are subject to availability of places, proven parental demand and at the discretion of the headteacher.


Children who turn three on or between:

1 April and 31 August

1 April and 31 August

eligible to join Nursery from the autumn term starting in September

1 September and 31 December

1 September and 31 December

eligible to join Nursery from the spring term starting in January

1 January and 31 March

1 January and 31 March

eligible to join Nursery from the summer term starting in April

NEW SEPTEMBER 2019 – We now provide a limited number of places for the extended entitlement of 30 hours. Please click for further information.

The Governing Body is responsible for part-time admissions to the Academy’s Nursery and follows the Early Years Part-Time Admissions Policy set by Wakefield Council. Please click here to view the Council’s Policy. Please click here to view the Academy’s Early Years’ Part-time Admissions Policy. Click here to view the Academy’s Early Years Part Time Charging Policy.

If you would like to enrol your child in our Nursery or arrange a visit, please contact Mrs. Bowering in the school office on 01924 890576.


Admission to School

Normanton Common Primary Academy has adopted Wakefield Council’s Admissions Policy. The Academy currently admits 45 pupils into each year group. If you would like to visit school prior to applying for a school place, please contact Mrs. Bowering on 01924 890576 to arrange an appointment.

To apply for a full-time place for your child please visit Wakefield Council online.

Wakefield Council’s Admissions Policy 2019 – 2020

Wakefield Council’s Admissions Timetable 2019-20

Wakefield Council’s Admissions Policy 2020 – 2021


Applying for a Change of School

If you are moving into the Normanton area and wish to apply for a change of school, please visit Wakefield Council online for more information and details about the application process.

We always recommend that you make an appointment to come and visit us if you are considering applying to transfer your child to our school. Please telephone the school office to make an appointment on 01924 890576.


Contact Wakefield Council Admissions Team

School Admissions

Wakefield Council
County Hall
Bond Street

01924 306 052
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