How do I enrol my child at Athelstan Primary School?

Children who will be 4 years of age at the start of the academic year need to register for a school place. In the first instance, please contact the school office for further information. Paper copies of the prospectus and application form will be made available. Applications for places are handled by North Yorkshire Local Authority and should be undertaken through the admissions portal.Athelstan held the annual Open Evening on Thursday November 8th. If you were unable to attend please do get in touch with us and we will talk you through the admission process and show you around our school

For school admissions information and access to an electronic application form, please use this link to visit the School Admissions page of the North Yorkshire County Council website.

Children who are interested in joining our Early Years Nursery can find more information about the admission process on the Nursery Link

Children transitioning into Secondary School will receive  information from the local authority about secondary place preferences during  the Autumn Term. Secondary places are allocated in January

Moving schools mid year

If you are moving your child to a new school during the academic year then you will be asked to complete a NYCC mid year transfer form . New families are welcome to come and have a look around the school,please contact the school for more information and or make an appointment with the school office.

Athelstan Primary School has a maximum admission number of 60 children per year. That means we have 60 places in each year group to offer to children..If you wish your child to transfer to this school please contact North Yorkshire’s Local Education Office at Harrogate and complete the relevant transfer forms. It is not normal practice for a child to start at Athelstan until approval has been obtained from the Local Education Office. Applications can be completed on line at

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For admissions into Early Years, please see the Early Years Page

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If we have reached our maximum admission limit then the school and local authority can refuse admission. As parents or carers you have the right to appeal against the decision. You will need to contact the Harrogate Office who will send you details of how to appeal against the decision. 

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