If you wish to apply for a place at Glasshoughton Infant Academy, all admissions are dealt with on our behalf by Wakefield Council – telephone 01924 305617. The Local Authority pages
found here explain Wakefield policies and information on school admissions from starting primary school through to high school.
Starting school, or moving from one school to another can be a worrying time for both parents and children. The Local Authority aim to make the school admissions process as painless and trouble free as they can; and if problems do arise, for example if they cannot offer your child a place at the school you want, the School Admissions Team will discuss alternatives with you and give you details of the appeals arrangements.
Wakefield school admissions policy can be viewed by visiting the Wakefield Local Authority Website admissions page
found here. On this page you will find details of the policies for the admission of pupils to Wakefield schools.The Policy can be viewed online or saved for offline viewing using Adobe Reader.
Admissions Policy for Glasshoughton Infant Academy
At Glasshoughton Infant Academy we are passionate about the learning journey of our young children and want to ensure that we are giving them the best start to their education.
In the event that there are more applications than places for our reception classes, children who have attended nursery at Glasshoughton Infant Academy will be given a higher priority over those children who have not attended GIA nursery.
Set out below is the criteria that we are proposing to use as our new admissions in to full time school:
(a) Children in public care (looked after children), or a child who was previously looked after or fostered under an arrangement made by the Local Authority;
(b) (i) Children who live in the school's catchment area, who have brothers and sisters attending the school at the time of admission;
(ii) Children who live in the school's catchment area at the time of admission;
(c) (i) Children who have brothers or sisters in attendance at the school however do not live in the school's catchment area;
(ii) Children who are attending Glasshoughton Infant Academy nursery;
(d) Other children, with priority being given to those living nearest to the school.
Glasshoughton Infant Academy's published admission number (PAN) is 60.
Download Glasshoughton Infant Academy Admissions Policy 2019/20
Download Glasshoughton Infant Academy Admissions Policy 2020/21