Northampton Primary Academy Trust welcomes children to join schools in our Trust both at the start of their school life (the academic year during which they turn five years old) and as a transfer from another school either at the beginning of an academic year or at any point during an academic year.

Pupils with an EHC Plan will be allocated a place where the school is named as being the appropriate provision.

All applications for admission must be made through:

                                                 West Northamptonshire County Council (

Where applications for admission exceed the number of places available, the following criteria will be applied, in the order set out below, to decide which children to admit:

After the admission of pupils with an Education, Health and Care Plan that names the school, priority for admission will be given to children in the order shown below:

  1. Looked After Children and Previously Looked After Children
  1. Siblings
  1. School Staff
  1. Children who live nearer to the school than any other school
  1. Other children

If you require information about the admissions process or wish to apply for a place at any of our schools, please contact the Admissions Teams at:

Northamptonshire County Council 0300 126 1000,  or visit West Northamptonshire County Council website.

 If you wish to submit an appeal against a place you have been allocated please refer to this guidance for West Northants.

Further details regarding admissions to any of the NPAT Schools can be found in each school Admissions Policy.

Stanton Cross Primary School, Wellingborough

NPAT will be opening a new school in the Stanton Cross development in Wellingborough in September 2022. NPAT will be admissions authority for all applications for a Reception 2022 Stanton Cross Primary School place. Please email for an application form. After this date admissions will be handled by North Northants Council.

Contact details:  Tel: 0300 126 3000

School admissions | North Northamptonshire Council (


Reception Admissions 2022-2023

If your child has been offered a place in Reception for September 2022 we look forward to welcoming them to Headlands Primary School.  In order to support your child's transition to Reception please see below for a Welcome Video and Booklet you may find useful.


Nursery Applications - 2022-2023

If you would like to apply for a Nursery place please download and complete the admission form below and return it to the school office together with your child's birth certificate.

For more information about our Nursery provision please email  Thank you.

Arranging to Visit

Our Head Teacher, Mr Darren Smith, is always happy to show you around the school. Please contact the school office to enquire about tour dates.

Admissions Policy and Forms



Our Address

Headlands Primary School
Bushland Road

Our Contact Points

Tel - 01604 407098
Fax - 01604 416115

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