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Sunnyside Primary Academy

Reception Open Day Sessions



We have the following dates and times available:

Monday 18th September 2023 at 10am

Friday 29th September 2023 at 5pm

Wednesday 11th October 2023 at 10am

Tuesday 17th October 2023 at 5pm

Friday 3rd November 2023 at 10am

Thursday 16th November 2023 at 5pm

Monday 4th December 2023 at 10am

Wednesday 13th December 2023 at 5pm

Monday 8th January 2024 at 10am

Wednesday 10th January 2024 at 5pm

You will need to book onto the above sessions, so please call the main office on 01604 842958 or e-mail, and we will be happy to secure your place. 

During the sessions you will have a tour of our Academy and have an opportunity to meet the reception teachers. 

Applying for place in Reception in primary and schools for September 2024

In West Northamptonshire all children are offered a full year in reception.

Primary schools run from reception to year 6 and take new children into reception. Infant schools run from reception to year 2 and take new children in to reception.

If your child turns 4 between 1 September 2023 and 31 August 2024, you should apply for their reception place by 15 January 2024. After this deadline you will need to make a late application


How to apply: It is quick and easy to apply is online at The application process opened on 9th September 2023, and you will need to register using an email address.

Alternatively, you may wish to complete a paper application form which you can request from the West Northants School Admissions Team (0300 126 7000). You may also download a copy of the composite prospectus from the West Northants Council website; ‘Applying for a Primary School Place in West Northamptonshire 2023/24’, and you are advised to read this carefully before making your application.

Closing date for applications:

Your application form must reach the council by 15th January 2024. If your application is late (ie you miss the deadline of 15th January 2024), this may affect your chances of obtaining a place for your child at one of your preferred schools.