Propsective parents/carers are warmly invited to visit Branston Junior Academy....there's always something exciting going on that you will see! 

Branston Junior Academy provides for the admission of all children in the September following their seventh birthday. They transfer to their secondary schools in the September after their eleventh birthday. The Published Admission Number (PAN) for the school is set at 45.  In accordance with legislation, the allocation of places for children with the following will take place first; Education, Health and Care Plan (Children and Families Act 2014). Remaining places will be allocated in accordance with this policy.

 If the school is oversubscribed in any year, Governors have decided, in line with LA guidance that the priority for admitting children to this school should go to:

  • The child is in the care of the local authority or had previously been in care.
  • There is a brother or sisteron roll at the school at the time of application.
  • Children attending Branston Church of England Infant School.
  • Branston Junior Academy is the nearest school to home.
  • Measurement of distance

The Local Authority manage admissions to schools throughout the County and parents must acquire and return application forms to them. Forms are available from the Local Authority by calling 01522 782 030 or visiting:

Parents and legal guardians are invited to indicate their preference of school and are notified at which school their children have been allocated places in the Spring, prior to them starting in September. Places will be allocated in March each year, according to the current Local Authority admissions criteria.


 Branston Junior Academy Admissions Policy