September 2023 Reception Places


Your child will be eligible for a Primary School place from September 2023 if they were born between:


  • 1st September 2018;
  • and 31st August 2019.


Applications can be submitted from 18th November 2022 until the close date of 15th January 2023. Offers of places for September 2023 will be made on 17th April 2023.


All admissions to The Halifax Academy are currently managed by Calderdale Council. Please follow this link for further information: Calderdale Council Schools Admissions. The Halifax Academy Admissions Policy can be viewed here: Admissions Policy


Joining our Primary Phase will secure your child’s Year 7 place in our oversubscribed Secondary Phase.

Primary Open Mornings – 13th, 14th & 15th December 2022

Our next Primary open mornings will be on Tuesday 13th December, Wednesday 14th December and Thursday 15th December.


Come and explore our fantastic, newly improved school facilities. An opportunity to meet staff, ask questions and see what a typical morning looks like.


Please arrive at 9.20am for a prompt 9.30am start.


For further information, call 01422 430480 or email


For admissions into The Halifax Academy Primary phase, parents and guardians must follow the Calderdale Council admission process. Further information can be found via the following link: Admissions or by contacting the Calderdale Council Admissions Team:


Telephone: 01422 392617


Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council, Town Hall, Halifax, HX1 1UJ

Years 7 – 11

For admissions into Year 7 at The Halifax Academy, parents and guardians must follow the Calderdale Council admission process. Further information on the admission process can be found on the Calderdale Council website: Admissions. Students of The Halifax Academy Primary phase are guaranteed a Year 7 place.


Parents and guardians who wish to transfer their child into The Halifax Academy ‘in year’, must complete the ‘in year’ application form which can be found on the Calderdale Council website: In-year transfers. Calderdale Council will write to confirm the outcome of the application.

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