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welcome to mcpa

Looking for a 2024 Nursery or Reception school place for your child?


We appreciate that it is important that you select the right school for your child, for that reason we prefer you to visit us during the school day so you get a real understanding of our aims, values and expectations.


We would like to invite you to come and have a tour of our new academy in action.

Please call 0161 202 8989 


admissions Policy


Nursery – Applications for admission to the nursery of at MCPA will be dealt with by the academy, not by the local authority. Applicants should apply direct to MCPA for a nursery places. An application may be made for a Nursery place any time after your child’s second birthday. Application forms for September start/ intake must be in the Academy by the end of February. Late applications will be considered once the allocation process has been completed should there be any remaining places in the nursery.

Academy – Manchester Communication Primary Academy will admit 60 reception children each September. All parent/carers are required to apply to their home LA regards of where the Academy they are applying is situated. Manchester residents will apply to Manchester LA. The LA will liaise with other Admissions Authorities in Manchester and other LAs where required. Manchester LA will inform parent/carers in writing of the outcome of their application.

essential information


Our current cohort of children are delightful, they love learning and are making excellent progress. Why not come and see for yourself? Please contact

Mrs Wong

Phone: 0161 202 8989

Mrs Wong will be happy to organise a visit or support you with the application process

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