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New Foundation Stage intake September 2020

Welcome to Stoke Damerel Primary Academy

 If your child is due to start school with us in September 2020 then please use this page to learn about our school and look at the useful information that will help to prepare you and your child for their start in Foundation.

All information included in this induction pack will also be sent to you by post along with important school admission paperwork. Please note, dates and timings may change subject to the current COVID 19 situation.

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Applications to Reception

Places in Reception classes are allocated by Plymouth Primary Admissions. Parents should read the ‘Starting Primary School’ guide (attached below) carefully and then apply online direct to Plymouth using the link below by the date indicated on the website. Parents are notified of the outcome of applications in April. There is one intake into Reception in September. Please click on the link below to apply online.


To contact Plymouth Admissions please click on the link below

Applications at other times

Applications for a place in years 1 to 6, or applications to Reception during the academic year, are made via Plymouth Local Authority. Parents should read the ‘In year school admission’ guide (attached below) carefully and then apply online direct to Plymouth using the link below. 

If you are a parent considering sending your children to us, you are very welcome to contact the school and make an appointment to be shown around on one of our regular parent tours.

If your child is eligible for a place at the school you, and your child, will be invited to meet with the Headteacher.