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Millbank Academy

Millbank Academy


“At Millbank Academy, we proudly differentiate from other primary schools in the following areas; 

  • We apply a model of subject-specific teaching at Key Stage 2
    Rather than receiving all their lessons from one teacher, children are taught by passionate and knowledgeable subject specialists, much like they would be at secondary school.
  • We do not teach to the test
    Unlike many primary schools, we do not place SATs at the core of what we do, but instead teach a broad and balanced mixture of traditional subjects (including Latin, English, ancient history, British history, grammar and mathematics).
  • We focus on developing students’ vocabulary and grammar
    Not purely in their English lessons but in the delivery of all subjects.
  • Alongside the more formal elements of our curriculum, we offer our children a rich and varied extracurricular programme
    We nurture their social and moral development and broadening their horizons. Students have access to a broad and thrilling range of extracurricular activities, including a variety of sport activities, music lessons and choirs, debating clubs and gardening clubs.
  • We are a positive, friendly and vibrant school in which all students feel valued and supported
    Our core values are knowledge, aspiration and self-determination, and our school is one that places children at the centre: within a warm and supportive environment, children are encouraged to flourish and grow, and are helped to develop into happy, articulate, confident and courteous members of society.”


Applications to Reception at Millbank Academy are done via eAdmissions.


Important dates:

Deadline for primary applications
Saturday 15 January 2023

National Offer Day
Tuesday 19 April 2023


We can take up to a maximum of thirty pupils in our nursery.

We offer an excellent learning environment, both inside and out which is well-organised, resourced and stimulating to enable children to learn with the guidance and care of our staff.

If you would like to visit our nursery, please contact the school office to arrange a tour.

There is no guarantee that we will be able to offer your child a nursery place. There is no automatic entry to our reception class from the nursery.

Open events

Our current open events are intended for students who will start reception in September 2023, or for parents/guardians who are interested in a nursery position for their child.

School tours (for students of any age)
Every Tuesday (during term time) 9:15am.

Stay and play sessions

Wednesday 28th September, 9:00-9:30am

Wednesday 12th October, 9:00-9:30am

Wednesday 9th November, 9:00-9:30am

Wednesday 23rd November, 9:00-9:30am

Wednesday 7th December, 9:00-9:30am

Parent information session

Wednesday 19th October, 9:00-9:30am

Wednesday 30th November, 9:00-9:30am

Half-term coffee morning

Wednesday 26th October, 10:00-11:00am

For in-year admissions and appeals please see our admissions arrangements policies.