Reception Admissions for September 2022:

School Tours: We are pleased to be able to offer 1:1 tours on the following dates:

12th,13th,14th,18th & 20th October – Mornings only .

Please call the school office on 01604 491769 to book a time and date.

We are also holding an Open Evening on Monday 15th November at 6.30pm. Please call the school office to book you place, spaces will be limited. In the meantime, please see our virtual tour

Virtual tour now available to view via the Parklands Primary school Facebook page

In Year Admissions

The school organises its own in-year admissions. Please click on the link below for our admissions policy:

TRUST 3a Admissions Policy 2021

We currently have a number of spaces in some year groups.

If you are interested in your child receiving a place in the school, or in joining our waiting list, please contact and complete the form below.

In Year School Admission Form 

Oversubscription Criteria

1. Looked after children, and all previously looked after children, including those
children who appear to have been in state care outside of England and ceased
to be in state care as a result of being adopted.
2. Pupils with a sibling* continuing at the school at the time of admissions of the child.
3. Children of qualified teaching staff where the member of staff has been employed at the school for two or more years at the time at which the application for admissions to the school is made.
4. Pupils who liver closer to the preferred school that any other school.
5. Other pupils.


If the admission number is exceeded within any criterion, priority will be given to those who live closest to the school on a straight-line basis.  A representative of the Academy Trust will undertake measurements on the school’s behalf for In-year applications. Initial Year R applications are dealt with entirely by Northamptonshire County Council.

Distances are measured from the address point of your home to the address point of the school on a straight-line basis, using a geographical information system. Each address has a unique address point established by the most valuable elements from the National Land and Property Gazeteer (NPLG), Ordnance Survey Master Map, Royal Mail Postal Address File and The Valuation Office Agency. The address point for a property does not change.

Where two or more children share a priority for a place in any criterion e.g. where two children live equidistant from the school, these places will be allocated using random allocation undertaken by an independent body.  However, if children of multiple births are tied for the final place those siblings will be admitted over PAN as permitted by infant class size rules

A Brother or sister (sibling) is defined in these arrangements as children who live as brother or sister in the same house, (within a family unit) including natural brothers or sisters, adopted siblings, stepbrothers or sisters and foster brothers and sisters. The sibling must be in the school at the time of application and continuing at the school at the proposed date of admission.


Please find the forms required to submit an appeal for an in year place below:

  Infant-Class-Prejudice-Appeal-form-2021  Years R, 1 and 2

Ordinary-Prejudice-Appeal-form-2021-1  Years 3, 4, 5 & 6