Admissions 2020-21

OPEN MORNINGS

We do not currently have any open mornings booked. However, if you would like to visit the school please call the school office on 01234 352901 and ask to speak to Kellie Boucher 

 

NURSERY APPLICATIONS 

The school administers applications into the Nursery class. Application forms can be collected from the school office.

Queens Park Academy has a Nursery class during term time and currently has 39 places available for each session. Children are admitted into the Nursery class the term after their third birthday and there are 3 intakes per year, 

Each child over 3 is entitled to 15 hours of government funded Nursery provision. We facilitate this by offering either 4 morning or 4 afternoon sessions per week and 1 whole day, with a lunch that is charged at £2.30.

 

RECEPTION APPLICATIONS

Applications for Reception (September 2021) should be made through Bedford Borough Council. Places will be offered by the local authority in April 2021.

Paper copies can be requested by calling 01234 718120 or you can download an application form from www.bedford.gov.uk. Online applications can be made at www.bedford.gov.uk/onlineadmissions.

 

IN-YEAR TRANSFERS

Applications for a place during the school year or to start in Years 1-6 should be made through Bedford Borough Council. If the year group is full you will be placed on the waiting list until a place becomes available. 

Paper copies of the form can be requested by calling 01234 718120 or you can download an application form from www.bedford.gov.uk.

 

Admission into Queens Park Academy (Reception - Year 6)

Parents seeking a place for their child into the Academy should apply via the Local Authority - Bedford Borough. The academy offers 60 places in each year group. The Local Authority will apply the following criteria (in the rank order shown) to decide the order in which places will be allocated when there are more requests from parents / carers than the number of places available:

1. All 'looked after' children or children who were previously ‘looked after’ 
2. Pupils living in the catchment area with siblings at the school (see definition of sibling);
3. Other pupils living in the catchment area;
4. ‘Very exceptional’ medical grounds
5. Other siblings
6. Any other children

Please visit our Statutory Info page for the latest copies of our admission policies by academic year.

For more information please contact Bedford Borough Admissions Department

You can contact us on the School Admissions Service General Enquiries line:

(01234) 718120

Address:

School Admissions Service

Borough Hall

Cauldwell Street
Bedford
MK42 9AP 

E-mail:     [email protected]