The Spinney Primary School

Teaching and Learning Together

The Spinney Primary School

Teaching and Learning Together


Tours for prospective Reception parents for 2023 intake


We would like to invite prospective Reception parents for September 2023 intake to come and visit our school.


The tours will be hosted by our Deputy Headteacher, Mona Paalanen, and done in small groups. Each tour will last about 30 minutes, after which you will have an opportunity to ask questions about the school. 


A list of tour dates is below. To book a place, please email In your email, please state the dates you would be available, as each tour has limited availability. The school will confirm which tour you are booked on.


The dates for the school tours:


Wednesday 2nd November 4.30pm

Monday 7th November 4pm

Monday 14th November 5pm

Wednesday 23rd November 4.30pm

Monday 5th December 4.30pm

Wednesday 14th December 5pm




The Spinney is an inclusive, happy, and welcoming primary school. We are very proud of the linguistic, social, ethnic, and cultural diversity of the families that we serve and we take an active role in our community.


The school usually admits children to our reception classes at the beginning of the school year in which they are five. The admissions procedure is handled directly by Cambridgeshire County Council, using their Admissions policy, over-subscription criteria and arrangements.


For reception admissions for September 2023 the local authority will be accepting applications from 12 September 2022 until 15 January 2023 and offers of places will be sent out on 17 April 2023. 


For further information in relation to admissions, including:

  • Primary Reception Admissions
  • In-year Admissions
  • Accelerated and deferred Admissions
  • Admission Appeals


Please refer to the Cambridgeshire County Council website