Admission to Nursery is managed by Acacias and application forms should be returned to the school office. Children are admitted to Nursery in the September before they are 4 and places are allocated in the April/May prior to admission, full details of the admissions criteria can be found in the school prospectus. Please note that children are offered a part time place (5 mornings or 5 afternons - 15 hours) with the option to top up to full time. A full time place is free if you are entitled to free school meals (for the duration that your are receiving the qualifying beenfits), or can be paid for either by childcare vouchers, providing a valid 30 hour code (parents are responsible for ensuring this is revalidated when required) or can be paid for. The current chargeable rate is £10 per day payable half termly in advance and this is payable whether or not a child attends.
Admission to Reception is managed by Manchester City Council and full details of how to apply can be found on the Manchester City Council Website. Children are admitted to Reception in the September before they are 5 and applications are made in the Autumn term prior to admission. Full details of the admissions criteria can be found in the school prospectus on the school website (www.acacias.manchester.sch.uk).
Admission at Other Times
Admission to Acacias other than at the start of Nursery is managed by Manchester City Council and application is made by completing the In-Year Application Form (Available from the school website). If the school is unable to offer a place then your child will be placed on the school's waiting list.
The appeals process is managed by Manchester City Council. Please refer to their website for more information.
Full information is available on the school website www.acacias.manchester.sch.uk