Three Lane Ends Academy

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Three Lane Ends

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Three Lane Ends Academy is a two-form entry school on the outskirts of Castleford and close to the River Calder. We educate children from Nursery up to Year 6.

If you are considering Three Lane Ends Academy as the school for your child, we strongly encourage visits prior to making your decision. Contact the school office to arrange an appointment.

Full guidance regarding the admission criteria for Three Lane Ends Academy can be found in our admission policies below.  Wakefield Local Authority is responsible for coordinating the allocation of full-time school places.  Please note, it is your responsibility to apply for a full-time school place for your child.

30 hours free childcare


Working parents are able to receive up to 30 hours of free childcare

Am I eligible?

You can check your eligibility now by submitting an online application with Childcare Choices or through the DFE website. You will receive an eligibility code to take to your childcare provider, which needs to be re-confirmed every three months. Childcare providers will then check the code and agree a start date.


Public Consultation on proposed changes to TLE Academy Admissions Policy 2022/2023 has now ended.

The Admissions Policy proposed by the Governing Body outlines how children will be admitted into the Academy should more applications be received than there are places available.

The areas for change include:

The Academy’s proposed Admissions Policy is available for view on the Academy’s website. A copy is also available on request from the School Office.