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Ebor Academy Trust is the admission authority for the school. We are an academy school and cater for pupils between the ages of 3-11. The school’s admission authority sets the admission policy every year and works with the Local Authority’s Admissions Unit who coordinate places at all schools in the local authority. 

Please visit the following website for more information.

How to apply for a place at the school

If you are applying for a reception place or entrance into a junior school, all applications are made in advance to your “home” local authority who empties your bins. If this is North Yorkshire, follow this link

The LA website is a composite prospectus for all North Yorkshire schools and includes information about:

  • all of the steps you need to go through to make an application
  • the key dates
  • an explanation about how places are offered if there are more applications than spaces (oversubscribed)
  • the online application portal – apply online and you’ll be sent your offer by email
  • a summary of each school’s individual admission policy criteria
  • Information about applying under a specific admission criteria (such as your child being previously looked after). It is really important to ensure you submit all supporting evidence by the deadline to show you meet any such criteria.

For help with your application, contact North Yorkshire Admissions on:

Telephone: 01609533679


We recommend choosing five schools to give your child the best chance of getting a place at a school you prefer.

If you live outside of North Yorkshire and want your child to go to a school in North Yorkshire, you must apply to your own local authority and they will inform us of your request.

Going to a school’s nursery does not guarantee your child a place at our school. 

Late applications may be considered after those submitted by the deadline, often when there are no places available so it is important that you apply on-time. 

Application timetable (September 2024 start) Date
Applications Open 12 October 2023
Deadline date for application 15 January 2024
National Offer Day – notification will come from the Local Authority 16 April 2024
Deadline for return of forms, if appealing 20 May 2024
Appeals heard June/July 2024*

*Subject to panel members availability.

The right of Appeal

if your child is refused a place at your preferred school, you have the right to appeal

A form to appeal  the decision can be obtained and returned from North Yorkshire’s website The Appeal Clerks will coordinate an independent appeal hearing and keep you updated on the process.

In-Year Admissions

If your child is moving schools either during the school year or for the start of a new school year, then you will need to make an in-year application using the Local Authority’s Co-ordinated Admission Scheme for in-year admissions. Applications to start our school in-year should be made no earlier than one term before the place is required, and it is recommended that you apply no later than a period of twenty school days, that is four weeks in term time, before you wish for the place to be available for your child.The Local Authority will confirm the outcome of the application in writing within 15 school days. If the application is refused, the Local Authority will advise on the statutory appeal procedure. Details of the Co-ordinated Admission Scheme and how in-year applications are managed are available on this link

In Year Admissions

Ebor Academy Trust participates in the Local Authority’s Co-ordinated Admission Scheme for in-year admissions. If parents/carers wish to apply for a school place, applications can be made at

Braeburn Nursery and Primary Academy Published Admissions Number is 60


Applying for a primary school place for your child

You will find all the information you need to know about our school’s admission arrangements by visiting the local authority website at NYCC Admissions.

Online Applications:

Information regarding the process and guidance for completion can be accessed via the Online Form.  You need to complete this form to start the application process.

Nursery Provision:


Please apply now for Nursery places from January 2024 onwards.

Morning sessions are Monday – Friday from 8:30 – 11:45. Afternoon sessions are from 11:45 – 3:05pm

For children attending for a full day a lunch can be purchased at a cost of £2.00 per day, or a packed lunch may be brought into school.

To qualify for 15 hours free provision per week your child can start Nursery in the term following their third birthday. Terms start in September, January and April.

We accept the Government ’30 hour code’ for an additional free (up to) 15 hours provision. More detail can be found here or by phoning HMRC Customer Care on 0300 123 4097

Additional non-funded sessions are also available, subject to places, for a charge.  Please enquire with our nursery team.

Please call us on 01723582616 or email if you would like to come along for a school tour. 

A School Admission form can be collected from the School Office.

Whilst we will endeavour to accommodate your  requirement please note that we cannot guarantee to be able to meet all requests for sessions.

You can read our school’s admission arrangements below.

Nursery Policy 2022-23

Reception Entry:

The maximum number of admissions agreed with the Local Authority for Braeburn Primary and Nursery Academy is 60 per year group.

Children are admitted to Reception at the start of the Autumn Term of the school year during which they will be five years of age. In the Summer Term before children start Reception there is an induction meeting for all new parents.

Admissions Arrangements:

In year Admissions

Admissions Policy, NYCC Schools’ (2024-25)

Braeburn Primary and Nursery Admissions Policy 2023-24

Determination of admissions 2023-2024

Braeburn Primary Academy catchment area 221206 nh (1)

Other Information: