School Admissions

The school’s current admission arrangements adhere to the published criteria contained in the 2018/2019 Kingston upon Hull “Admissions to Primary Schools” booklet.

The criteria below applies for the 2019-2020, 2020-2021 and 2021-2022 school years.

The admission arrangements explain how pupils will be admitted, including how many children will be given a place.  It also sets out the procedure if the school is oversubscribed.

Further details of how to apply for a school place can be found at

The criteria for admission to Mountbatten Primary School are:

  1. Children in public care at the time when preferences are expressed, and those who have previously been looked after.
  2. Being resident in the catchment area of the school.
  3. Having a brother or sister who will be attending the school at the expected time of admission
  4. Geographical, with priority given to those living nearest the school.

Further details are in our Admission Policy below.

Although Mountbatten is an academy and the governing body is the admissions authority, the Local Authority (Hull City Council) continues to be responsible for co-ordinating all admissions and making offers of places.

Children are eligible to start Mountbatten Primary School in Foundation Stage 1 (FS1) in the term after their 3rd birthday.  All FS1 pupils are able to attend for 15 hours each week.    Children start school full time in Foundation Stage 2 (FS2) at the start of the school year during which they turn 5.

Admissions Policies