Sidney Stringer Proposed Acadamey for a New Primary School

Frequently Asked Questions

When will the new school building be open?
The new school building will open in September 2016.
Would my child be able to go to the Primary Academy?
The school is non-selective and open to children of all abilities. If your child was born between 1 September 2011 and 31 August 2012 you can apply for a place in our Reception class. For children born between 1 September 2010 and 31 August 2011 you can apply for a place in our Year one class, subject to places being available. A copy of the Admissions Policy is available at
How long is the school day?
The designated school day will be between 8.45 and 3.15pm.
Is there before and after school provision?
Yes. The Before School Club runs from 8 am until 8.45 am and the After School Club runs from 3.15 pm until 5 pm. Both clubs are staffed by Teaching Assistants and have a rolling timetable of exciting activities
Is there a uniform?
Yes. Uniform is available to buy from school. Click here
What Special Educational Needs is there?
Students who we identify as having difficulties with learning are fully supported in class by teachers and keyworkers. Where necessary they also receive small group support or individual tuition. The school works closely with external agencies to formally assess and actively support any children with learning needs. Click here to see the send policy