September 2024 Reception Places


Your child will be eligible for a Primary School place from September 2024 if they were born between:


  • 1st September 2019;
  • and 31st August 2020.


Applications can be submitted from 17th November 2023 until the close date of 15th January 2024. Offers of places for September 2024 will be made on 16th April 2024.


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 Reception Open Day – Thursday 9th November 2023

We look forward to welcoming you to our Primary Reception Open Day!


A great opportunity for you to see our amazing teaching spaces and meet our friendly students and staff.  Call in at 9am or 1pm.  If you can’t make this date and still want to come and have a look around, please do not hesitate to contact us on 01422 430480 or email

Primary Open Mornings – To be confirmed for December 2023 – Check back soon!

Our next Primary open mornings will take place in Decembers – exact dates to be confirmed!


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

2023 Date to be confirmed!

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