School Admissions

Springbank Academy is a member of The White Hills Park Trust, and complies with the School Admissions Code and the School Admissions Appeals Code.  All applications to join the school must be made through your home local authority. For Nottinghamshire residents, information can be found on the Nottinghamshire County Council website

External Link Nottinghamshire County Council: School Admissions

If you have any questions regarding admissions then please contact Nottinghamshire County Council Admissions team on 0300 500 8080, alternatively, please contact the school office and we will be happy to assist if we can.

If your child needs a school place for September 2023, and lives in Nottinghamshire, you should apply for a school place through Nottinghamshire County Council.

If your child is starting school for the first time (Reception Year) or transferring from infant school (Year 2) to junior/primary education (Year 3):

  • Apply From: 7th November 2022
  • Closing Date: 15th January 2023

Other key dates and guidance can be found on the ‘When to apply for a school place’ section of the Council’s website.

The admissions authority for Springbank Academy is The White Hills Park Trust. The Trust determines admission arrangements for each academy within the Trust.  The arrangements are implemented by the local governing body of each academy.  Please see the attachments below for the full admissions arrangements for the relevant year of entry.

Changing Schools during the year

An in-year application is for children requiring a school place during the school year, rather than at the usual transfer time.  Applications must be made through Nottinghamshire County Council, please see the link below:

 External Link Nottinghamshire County Council: Changing Schools In-Year


How do I appeal a decision?
The appeals process is run by Nottinghamshire County Council. Please use the link below for more information, or contact the Nottinghamshire County Council Admissions team on 0300 500 8080.

External Link Nottinghamshire County Council: Appeal a school admission decision


Springbank Academy is a member of The White Hills Park Trust, a company registered in England and Wales.
Company Number: 08195720  |  Tel: 01159168900  |  Web:
Registered Office: Bramcote College, Moor Lane, Bramcote, Nottinghamshire, NG9 3GA