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Great Bowden Academy

Great Bowden Academy

Foundation Stage

Is your child due to start school in September 2023?
We are delighted to invite prospective parents and children to one of our open events. It is the perfect opportunity for you to see our school in action, meet our staff and get a better understanding of how the transition from pre-school/nursery to primary school works.

Open event dates as follows:
Thursday 29th September 2022 (1.30-3pm)
Thursday 6th October 2022 (1.30-3pm)
Tuesday 6th December 2022 (9.30-11am)

You will be welcomed by our Head, given a tour of the school, an opportunity to meet the class teacher followed by refreshments, a Q&A session and play activities for your child.

To book in please complete this form or contact the office on 01858 463216 or 

If you are unable to make any of these dates, please don't worry, further open events will be planned or individual tours can be made available.  Simply contact the office on the details above.

Further information about the application process and access to the online application form can be found on the Leicestershire website: Leicestershire County Council Parents must apply to their home Local Authority for a school place. Great Bowden Academy’s planned admission number for first time admissions (Early Years Foundation Stage) is currently 20 pupils per year group.

The application window for children seeking to start school for the first time from autumn 2023 is now open until national closing date 15 January 2023. National offer date for FTA entry 2023 is 16 April (or the next working day).