ARK Blacklands Primary Academy

A school for boys and girls aged 5 to 11

  • Head of School
  • Natalie Rankin
  • Executive headteacher
  • Lorraine Clarke

Special Educational Needs

Blacklands Primary School has a new purpose built facility for children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD), called The Cotton Tree. The school also has its own swimming pool. This is an inclusive facility where children can be part of a class with support from staff with specialist expertise.


School holidays and planned closures

Inset day
Friday 01 July 2022
Inset day
Thursday 21 July 2022
Inset day
Friday 22 July 2022
Other closure
Tuesday 03 January 2023

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Applying for a place

For details on how to apply to this school please see our section on School admissions.

For more about how places are allocated and annual changes to the arrangements, please see our School admissions explained page.

School policies

The policies and management of the school are the responsibility of the school's governing body through the headteacher. Visit ARK Blacklands Primary Academy's website for further information.