Hob Moor Primary Academy
Ebor Academy Trust is the admission authority for the school. We are an academy school and cater for pupils between the ages of 3-11. The school’s admission authority sets the admission policy every year and works with the Local Authority’s Admissions Unit who coordinate places at all schools in the local authority.
You are also very welcome to look round our school at any time of the year. Please contact the school office to make an appointment on 01904 806655
Our Federation of Academies follows the City of York Council co-ordinated admissions procedures for Reception entry and applying for an ‘in-year’ school place. To apply for a school place please apply on line at www.york.gov.uk/schooladmissions or contact School Services on 01904 551554, firstname.lastname@example.org or City of York Council School Services, West Offices, Stations Rise, York YO1 6GA.
Academies are schools that are independent of the Local Authority but are still publicly funded. The Trustees of the Ebor Academy Trust set the admission policy for the schools within the MAT. The Trustees have agreed that all schools within the Trust will follow the policy on admission to school for the Local Authority in which the school belongs.
Hob Moor Primary Published Admissions Number (PAN) is 45
Click here for a practical guide for parents, carers and grandparents of children starting school in September
Admissions Arrangements for 2022/2023:
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Hob Moor Primary Academy Admissions 2022-2023
Determination of Admissions 2022-2023
Admissions Arrangements for 2023/2024:
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Hob Moor Primary Admissions Policy 2023-24
Determination of Admission Arrangements 2023-24
Admissions Arrangements for 2024/2025:
Admissions Policy, City of York Schools’ (2024-25)
In-Year Admissions Policy, City of York Schools’ (2024-25)
How to apply for a place at the school
If you are applying for a reception place, all applications are made in advance to your “home” local authority who empties your bins. If this is York, go to https://www.york.gov.uk/guide-parents-1/apply-school-place
The LA website is a composite prospectus for all York schools and includes information about:
- all of the steps you need to go through to make an application
- the key dates
- an explanation about how places are offered if there are more applications than spaces (oversubscribed)
- the online application portal – apply online and you’ll be sent your offer by email
- a summary of each school’s individual admission policy criteria
- Information about applying under a specific admission criteria (such as your child being previously looked after). It is really important to ensure you submit all supporting evidence by the deadline to show you meet any such criteria.
For help with your application, contact York admissions on:
Telephone: 01904 551554
We recommend choosing at least 3 schools to give your child the best chance of getting a place at a school you prefer.
If you live outside York and want your child to go to a school in York, you must apply to your own local authority and they will inform us of your request.
Going to a school’s nursery does not guarantee your child a place at our school.
Late applications may be considered after those submitted by the deadline, often when there are no places available so it is important that you apply on-time.
|Application timetable (September 2023 start)||Date|
|Applications Open||12 September 2022|
|Deadline date for application||15 January 2023|
|National Offer Day – notification will come from the Local Authority||17 April 2023|
|Deadline for return of forms, if appealing||21 May 2023|
|Appeals planned to start||1 June 2023*|
|Appeals planned to finish||16 July 2023*|
*Subject to panel members availability.
The appeal papers to be completed and returned to email@example.com. The Appeal Clerks will then coordinate an independent appeal hearing and keep you updated on the process.
If your child is moving schools either during the school year or for the start of a new school year, then you will need to make an in-year application using the Local Authority’s Co-ordinated Admission Scheme for in-year admissions. Applications to start our school in-year should be made no earlier than one term before the place is required, and it is recommended that you apply no later than a period of twenty school days, that is four weeks in term time, before you wish for the place to be available for your child. The Local Authority will confirm the outcome of the application in writing within 15 school days. If the application is refused, the Local Authority will advise on the statutory appeal procedure.
For more information on applying for a primary school place, please follow the link to the City of York LA website.
** NURSERY PLACES AVAILABLE **
Please apply now for Nursery places from September 2023 onwards.
Sessions are available either at the beginning or end of the week:
- 8.45am until 3.30pm Monday and Tuesday, 8.45 until 11.45am on Wednesday
- 12.30pm until 3.30pm on Wednesday, 8.45am until 3.30pm Thursday and Friday
For children attending for a full day a lunch can be purchased at a cost of £2.06 per day, or a packed lunch may be brought into school.
To qualify for 15 hours free provision per week your child can start Nursery in the term following their third birthday. Terms start in September, January and April.
We accept the Government ’30 hour code’ for an additional free (up to) 15 hours provision. More detail can be found here https://www.childcarechoices.gov.uk/ or by phoning HMRC Customer Care on 0300 123 4097
If your child is 3 and you would like them to start earlier than the term following their birthday then some paid places are available at a cost of £10.50 per hour payable termly in advance.
Please call us on 01904 806655 or email firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to come along for a school tour.
A Nursery Application form can be found at the bottom of this page or can be collected from the School Office.
Whilst we will endeavour to accommodate your requirement please note that we cannot guarantee to be able to meet all requests for sessions.
You can read our school’s admission arrangements below.