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Sunnyside Primary Academy


Admission to the Sunnyside Primary Academy

The Sunnyside Primary Academy provides for the needs of children within the 4 to 11 age range who live in Kingsthorpe and the surrounding area.

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.

Admissions Numbers

  • 60 for pupils in Reception Year R

For admissions, to Reception, for September 2021 parents should apply using the Northamptonshire County Council’s Admissions process. Application forms must be completed and return to the Council by 5.00pm on 15 January 2021.

Click here to apply online or contact the LA Admissions Team on 0300 126 1000.

Read our full Admissions Policies here:






Parents have the right of appeal to an Independent Appeals Panel if their application is unsuccessful relating to admissions at age 5 (statutory school age) or above.  Appeals should be made within twenty (20) school days of the date of the refusal to:

The School Admissions Team
Northamptonshire County Council
PO Box 216
John Dryden House

Please mark your envelope ‘Admissions Appeals’.

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.

There are currently no vacancies at Sunnyside Primary Academy.