How To Apply

Admissions information is provided by Northamptonshire County Council.

The Pupil Admission Number (PAN) for this academy is 20 pupils.

Admissions are managed through the Northamptonshire County Council. To fill out a preference form, please click here. 

Newnham Primary School is an academy within the David Ross Education Trust. At present, Northamptonshire County Council is the Admissions Authority for the academy.
NCC is responsible for accepting admission applications, via their website

Oversubscription Criteria

Places will be allocated to pupils who have a statement of SEN that names the school as appropriate provision. When there are more applications for places than there are places available, priority will be given in the following order:

  1. Children in public care or previously in public care but immediately after being looked after became subject to an adoption, residence or special guardianship order.
  2. Pupils who live in the linked area. Newnham, and Everdon.
  3. Pupils with an older brother or sister continuing at the school at the time of admission of the younger child
  4. Other pupils.

If the admission number is exceeded within criterion (ii) priority will be given to those who live furthest from the nearest alternative school. If the admission number is exceeded within any other criterion priority will be given to those who live closest to the school.

NCC, in conjunction with the Headteacher, will make the final decision on any new admission.

Parents of children who are unsuccessful in gaining a place will be informed in writing on the date specified by the Local Authority, and will be told of their right to appeal. 


If you have been refused a place at one or more of your preferred schools, you are entitled to appeal against that decision. You are required to fill out an appeals form, details of which can be found on the Northamptonshire County Council website. Please click here to be transferred to the School Appeals page.