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Admission to the Welland Academy

The Welland Academy provides for the needs of children within the 4 to 11 age range.

Pupils will be admitted at the age of 4+ without reference to ability or aptitude using the criteria set out in this policy.  Admission to our Academy is not dependent on any ‘voluntary’ contribution.

Admission Numbers

  • 60 Pupils in Reception year

For admission in September 2016,  parents should apply using the Peterborough City Council’s Admission process.  Applications forms must be completed and returned direct to the Council by midday on 15 January 2016.

For all other in-year admissions, please contact the LA Admissions team.

Click here to apply on-line or contact the Admissions Team on 01733 864007.

Click on the links for the full Welland Academy Admissions policy:

♦ 2017/18
♦ 2018/19


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 to the Academy, in writing, 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.



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