Applying for a place at the Academy

Blackthorns Community Primary Academy welcomes all applications for prospective new pupils. Most pupils join at the start of reception, during the Admissions Round.

If you would like to apply for your child to join us outside of the Admissions Round, you can make an In-year Application. Details of both can be found on this page.

Need additional help?

unable to complete an online application?

Phone West Sussex County Council on 03330 142 903


Reception Admissions (Admissions Round)

Admissions Round applications are made direct to West Sussex County Council (WSCC) using their application form. Please do not apply through the Academy directly.

The deadlines for the 2020-2021 academic year admissions round are:

  • Admissions information available: September 2019
  • Closing date for applications: 15th January 2020
  • Allocation letters and emails sent out: 16th April 2020
  • Induction days: Summer term 2020.

Need help? Phone West Sussex County Council on 03330 142 903

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