We are really delighted that you are considering joining our school and securing a place for your child. There are so many opportunities that we are sure you and they will enjoy, in and beyond the classroom.
We are incredibly proud of our school, our children and their achievements. The best way to find out more is to visit us, that way we can talk face to face and get a real feel for the place. It will really help guide and shape your decision making. A visit would also allow you to see learning in action and to speak to our children, who are the very best advocates of our school.
Please do contact the school office directly, and speak with Lauren Jones who will be delighted to arrange a time to visit us at a time when a member of staff can offer you a tour.
primary school place).
Should you have any enquiries or questions related to your child’s admission to our school please contact our main office.
Applications for a school place, for children aged between 5 - 16 during the school year are referred to as in-year admissions. To find out further information on the availability of places across the borough, or to apply for a place at our school please visit https://www.islington.gov.uk/children-and-families/schools/apply-for-a-school-place/apply-for-a-school-place-in-year
The New North Academy Admissions Policy is in line with the London Borough of Islington and the pan-London arrangement. The Governing Body is responsible for the admission of pupils into The New North Academy and complies with the infant class size rules which require that each Reception (Foundation Stage 2), Year 1 or Year 2 class must have no more than 30 children with a qualified teacher. The admission numbers for The New North Academy take this into account.
- Letter to Parents from Learning in Harmony Trust CEO, Gary Wilkie
- Letter to Wider Community from Learning in Harmony Trust CEO, Gary Wilkie
- Draft Admissions Policy September 2024/2025
- Feedback Form Link (Please read the above documents first)
Please click here for our Determined Admissions Arrangements for 2023 – 2024
Please click here for our Determined Admissions Arrangements for 2022 – 2023
Appeal Dates & Information
If you have not been offered a place, the law entitles you to appeal against that decision to an Independent Appeal Panel. This panel is completely independent of the school and the Local Authority.
If you wish to appeal please write to the school with the grounds for your appeal. You should include any evidence or supporting material with your appeal letter and you MUST give the grounds for your appeal at the time you lodge your appeal. Your appeal will not be accepted unless you state the grounds for your appeal.
An independent clerk and panel will be convened. Full details about the hearing will be sent to you with your invitation to the hearing.
The timetable for appeals is as follows:
22nd May 2023 - Deadline for lodging an appeal for applications made in the normal admissions round. Appeals will be heard within 40 working days of the deadline for lodging an appeal.
For late applications, appeals should be heard within 40 school days from the deadline for lodging appeals where possible, or within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged.
For applications for in-year admissions appeals must be heard within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged.
Any appeals submitted after the appropriate deadline must still be heard, and will be heard within 30 working days of the appeal being lodged.