Starting in Reception

We would love to welcome you to our wonderful school and hope you will choose Windmill Hill Academy for your child starting in our Reception Class. 
Please see the information above. We encourage you to come and visit our school to help you make your decision. If you are unable to make the tour dates above or have missed them, please call (01566 772143) or email ( to arrange. 
Please note, the deadline for admissions. However, if you have missed this, e.g. due to moving to the area etc, it is still well worth applying as there may be spaces.
Please note, that that Cornwall admissions deal with all of our admissions. You will need to apply for your child's place, via: Cornwall Admissions - Applying for a Reception Place
For a link to our admissions policy, please visit our section on admissions: Admissions Policies
National Offer Day is the 17th April 2023 where you will receive notification from Cornwall Admissions of your allocated school. 
We will then be in touch to inform you of transition arrangements in the Summer term.
Transition arrangements for Reception starters in September 2023
  • A special home visit on National Offer Day by Miss Jones (Class Teacher) and Mrs Bassett (Head of School) with a welcome pack
  • A welcome letter with general transition information and basic details to be obtained
  • Set up on ClassDojo so we can inform you of the transition arrangements
  • Miss Jones will visit the Pre-School that your child attends
  • Four 'Stay and Play' transition sessions
  • Parent welcome meeting
  • In school family visit/Home visit
  • Transition in the first week(s) of term
For more information about our Reception Class, please visit: Year F Class Page