Admission Policy for 2020-21 Entry

Pathfinder Reception Admission Policy 2020-21

Schools admission arrangements consultation for the 2021-22 school year

Our Schools admission consultation is open between 7 October and 29 November 2019.

We invite your comments on school documentation in the City of York area including:

  • draft admissions policies
  • published admission number

The documents detail how admissions applications and decisions will be made for the 2021-2022 school year.

Complete our online survey

The consultation is a joint exercise between all admissions authorities in York, including:

  • the City of York Council on behalf of Community and Voluntary Controlled schools
  • governing bodies of Voluntary Aided schools
  • Academy Trusts of (single) Academies
  • the trust board, and local governing committees, of Multi-Academy Trusts

Following consultation, all admission authorities must formally ‘determine’ their admission arrangements by 28 February 2020 in line with the School Admissions Code.

Admission Policy

Pathfinder Reception Admission Policy

The planned number of places (PAN) for Reception in 2021 is 60.

You can find more information on the City of York Council website:


Hempland Primary Academy follows the City of York Council co-ordinated admissions procedures for Early Years/ Reception entry and applying for an ‘in-year’ school place. To apply for a school place please apply on line at or contact School Services on 01904 551554, or City of York Council School Services, West Offices, Stations Rise, York YO1 6GA.

City of York: School admissions page
City of York: Guide for parents