How to Apply

Horninglow is an inclusive school that is keen to welcome children from all backgrounds.  We are always happy to welcome prospective parents for a tour of the academy and a meeting with a member of our leadership team before your child starts at the academy.

Nursery Admissions

Horninglow has a designated nursery class available for three terms in the academic year prior to full time admittance. Pupils admitted to the nursery will still be required to register for a place in Reception Class.  Please click on the link below to see a short guide setting out the eligibility requirements for 30 hours childcare for parents of 3- and 4-year-olds in England.

30 Hours free Childcare Eligibility
The applications for Nursery are available between January and end of March. Applications are made directly with the school.

For further information please contact the school.

Reception Admissions

The official Staffordshire County Council applications for Reception are available between early November and mid January.

Staffordshire County Council Admissions 
Reception places are allocated by Staffordshire County Council, following our admissions criteria, which is published on our website under ‘admissions’.

For further information please contact the school.

In Year Admissions/Transfers

If you have moved into the area, or you wish to move your child from an existing school to our school, then you also need to complete an in-year transfer form. These are available from Staffordshire County Council.


Please contact the school for more details.