Corby Primary Academy: admissions information

​Corby Primary Academy, Butland Road, Corby, Northamptonshire, NN18 8QA

 Oversubscription criteria

Following the allocation of places to pupils who have a statement of Special Educational Needs which names the school as appropriate provision, when there are more applications for places than there are places available, priority will be given in the following order:

  1. Children in public care or previously in public care but immediately after being looked after became subject to an adoption, residence or child arrangements order or special guardianship order.
  2. Pupils who live in the linked area and who have an older brother or sister continuing at the school, at the time of admission of the younger child.
  3. Other pupils who live in the linked area.
  4. Other pupils who do not live in the linked area and who have an older brother or sister continuing at the school at the time of admission of the younger child.
  5. Other pupils. 

Please see map for the linked area available from the school.


Where there are more applications in any one category, priority will be given to those living furthest from the nearest alternative school. Distances will be taken from the address point of the child's home to the address point of the nearest alternative school (using the local authority standard method as described in the published information to parents).

Definition of residency

The child’s place of residence is the address of the parent or legal guardian with whom the child spends the majority of time during the school week. (Parents or legal guardians may be asked to produce evidence of residency/home address at any time during the admissions process).

Definition of siblings

The definition of a brother or sister (sometimes referred to as a sibling);

  • a brother or sister sharing the same parents;
  • a half brother or half sister where 2 children share one common parent;
  • a step-brother or step-sister, where two children are related by a parent’s marriage or partnership;
  • adopted children

A brother or sister must be living at the same address when the application is made.

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