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As part of the school’s admission process, we would like to clarify that applications for reception places at Battling Brook Primary School are subject to the school’s Admission Policy criteria.  Parents are reminded that their child’s attendance at Little Battlers does not guarantee a place at Battling Brook Primary School.  If you are unsure regarding your child’s school application then please contact either the Leicestershire admissions team on 0116 3056684, or by email .

If you are interested in your child attending Battling Brook, we strongly recommend that you contact the school office to make an appointment to have a tour.  If you are not able to visit in person, please click the link to access a short video tour of our school.

All applications for places at Battling Brook need to be made via Leicestershire County Council.  You can apply online at :

The school operates the Fair Access Protocol as set out by Leicestershire County Council.  You can view the policy online by clicking on the link below.

Fair Access Protocol

The school is its own Admissions Authority and contracts the Local Education Authority to administer all applications. The school engages the LA on a delegated basis to process mid-term school applications. A copy of our Admissions Policy can be found by clicking this link.  Parents of children with SEND should also apply following the link above.

The school's admissions criteria can be seen below:


Children who are in public care and those children who were previously looked after children. (See note ii).


Pupils who will have an older brother or sister attending the same school at the same time. (See notes iii).


Pupils who live in the catchment area. (See note iv).


Pupils who have a serious medical condition or exceptional social or domestic needs that make it essential they attend the school requested. (Professional documentation confirming the situation must be submitted with the application). (See note v).


Pupils living nearest to the school measured in a straight line distance (home to school front gate). (See note vi).