Staffordshire County Council are responsible for our admissions for Reception. Thirty statutory school children can be admitted each academic year.
In accordance with the Authority’s policy, priority is given to those children who are Looked After, to those who have older siblings at the school and to those where ease of access is measured by the shortest walking route. Prospective parents are offered a visiting day in the term prior to the school year in which a pupil starts full time education.
Details of the Admissions Policy are available on the Staffordshire County Council website please click the link below.
Applications must be made on official forms and allocations are made by the School Admissions Office.
School Admissions Office and Transport Service:
2 Staffordshire Place
Telephone 0300 1118007
Applications for Reception places for the 2020-21 school year opens on Friday 1st November 2019.
To apply for a place in this year group for your child at Five Spires Academy, visit the Staffordshire County Council’s website here: https://www.staffordshire.gov.uk/Education/Admissions-primary/Apply/Overview.aspx and complete the application form which is available from 1st November 2019.
The closing date for 2020-21 applications is Wednesday 15th January 2020. Offers will be made on Thursday 16th April 2020.
Five Spires Nursery Admissions
Five Spires Academy handles its own admissions for Nursery places, application forms are available from January for September intake. Admissions arrangements are detailed in the policy below. Please contact the school office to arrange an appointment to view the nursery setting and discuss your child’s nursery place. We currently offer 15 hours free funded places, as well as 30 hour provision with wrap around care.