Parents may register a child, with the school, when he/she has reached the age of two years. Children are admitted to the Nursery/Foundation Stage 1 after their 3rd birthday, if spaces are available. Admission to the Nursery does not guarantee a place in the main school (Foundation Stage 2) at the age of 4 years.

If your child is under 3 please bring their birth certificate to the school office where they will be placed onto the nursery waiting list.

When a place becomes available you will be contacted by the school.

Reception to Year 6

Our admissions for full time education (Reception to Year 6) are made through Leicester City Council.

To apply for a place at our school for your child in any of these year groups, you will need to submit an online application to Leicester City Council. Please see their website for details:

Leicester City Council – School Admissions

Admission arrangements for our school are in our Admissions Policy, including how the Local Authority will allocate places on a priority basis (oversubscription criteria).

Abbey Mead Academy’s catchment area can be found here.

In-year Admissions:

If you have moved address, recently arrived in Leicester or looking to change your child’s school, please click here for more information on how to apply for a place at our school.

Admissions Appeals:

For information about how to appeal an admissions decision and the latest admissions appeals timetable, please click here.

Leicester Schools Admissions Team contact details:

Address: School Admissions Service, Customer Service Centre, York House, 91 Granby Street,

Leicester, LE1 6FB

Telephone: 0116 454 1009 (option 1)

Email: [email protected]

Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you would like more information about our school.

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