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Priory Academy - Dunstable

Open events for parents and carers

Tuesday 20 October 2020

  • 5:45pm: doors open
  • 6pm and 7pm: head teacher's presentation

Please note: All events will take account of current government advice around social distancing.

Type of school

Extended Middle School - Academy

Britain Road




Email address

01582 661158


01582 472359

Head Teacher

Mrs M Smith

Age range

9 to 16

Ofsted inspection
Catchment area

This school does not use a catchment area as part of its admission criteria.

Published admission numbers (places available)


Designated measuring point

Main entrance gate in Britain Street

Oversubscription criteria

Oversubscription criteria:

  • all 'looked after' children or children that were previously 'looked after'
  • pupils currently attending Dunstable Icknield Lower School, Studham CofE Lower School or Watling Lower School
  • pupils of members of staff (see below)
  • pupils with siblings at the school
  • any other children who live nearest to the school determined by straight line distance from the school site to the child’s home address

Definition of 'staff'

This applies to permanent, full or part-time, staff who have been employed at the academy for two or more years at the time of application and/or staff recruited to fill a vacant post where there was a demonstrable skill shortage. The relationship to the child is defined as by blood or adoption or with legal parental responsibility and living with the child in the same house Monday – Friday.

Allocation statistics
Allocation statistics
Published admission number (PAN) Requests Places offered Last place offered
110 (allocated to 120) 156 120 At the time of the initial allocation in April 2020, the last place offered was to a child in criterion "any other children..." who lived at a distance of 321.59 metres from the school
In-year admissions

Information for in-year admission during academic year September 2020 to July 2021

Admission number per year group: years 5 to 6; 110, years 7 to 11; 84

Oversubscription criteria: As above

Contact the academy directly to make an in-year application.

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