Admission Arrangements


Sandbach Primary Academy is part of The Aspire Educational Trust and the Governing Body is the admission authority for the academy.

Admission Arrangements for publicly funded academies must comply with the School Admissions Code (2014) and all relevant legislation, including that on infant class sizes and equal opportunities. Details of the Aspire Educational Trust’s Admissions Policy and Sandbach Primary Academy’s Admission Arrangements can be downloaded below.

Considering Sandbach Primary Academy for your child?

Parents/Carers are welcome to visit the school prior to applying for a place. If you would like a tour of the school, please telephone the school office 01270 918922 to arrange an appointment.

Applications for Sandbach Primary Academy should be made through Cheshire East Borough Council Admissions department. Cheshire East residents will be able to apply online via the Council's website.

Reception Class Admissions

For admission to primary school, admission authorities are required to provide for the admission of all children in the September following their fourth birthday. The application process for school Reception places begins each year in the September before your child is due to start school and closes the following year in January.

Application process for starting school in September (

In Year Admissions

You are welcome to contact the academy to enquire whether we have places available and all applications for admissions to the academy during the academic year (In Year admissions) must be made by contacting the Cheshire East Admissions Department.

Apply for an in-year school place (

Cheshire East Reception and Year 7 - School Applications Timetable

School applications timetable (

AET Admissions Consultation Outcome - 2023-2024  

The Aspire Educational Trust has consulted in line with the Admissions Code regarding amendments to admissions arrangements and the outcome and determined policy are available below.


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Crewe Road, Sandbach, CW11 4NS
01270 918922