This section explains how school places have been allocated in previous years based on schools' oversubscription criteria.  It also shows the outcomes of appeal hearings.

Before you apply for a school place for your child please consider the offers made in previous years as this will give you a realistic idea of your child's chances of getting a place in the school. Please note that the format of information presented may change from year to year.  It is also possible that the admission policy for the school may have changed. 

2019 School allocation data

Reception

Number of on time Newcastle Reception applications: 2962

Preference Students Percent %
Preference 1 2641 89.16%
Preference 2 189 6.38%
Preference 3 54 1.82%
Preference 4 16 0.54%
Total 2900 97.91%
Alternative Preference Offered 62 2.09%

Transfer

Preference Students Percent %
Preference 1 1751 75.31%
Preference 2 271 11.66%
Preference 3 80 3.44%
Preference 4 16 0.69%
Alternative Preference Offered 207 8.90%
Total 2325  
Middle or offset not needing a school place 43  
All through 24  
Total 2392  

On National Offer Day all students with on time applications had a school place for September 2019.

2018 School allocation data

Reception

Number of on time Newcastle Reception applications: 2961

Preference No. of students Percentage
Preference 1 2651 89.53%
Preference 2 166 5.61%
Preference 3 47 1.59%
Preference 4 15 0.51%
Total 2879 97.23%
Alternative Preference offered 82 2.77%

Transfer 

Number of on time Newcastle Year 6 Transfer applications: 2240

Preference No. of students Percentage
Preference 1 1843 82.28%
Preference 2 176 7.86%
Preference 3 79 3.53%
Preference 4 14 0.63%
Total 2112 94.29%
Alternative Preference offered 128 5.71%

2017 School allocation data

2016 School allocation and appeals data

2015 School allocation and appeals data

2014 school allocation and appeals data

2013 school allocation and appeals data

2012 school allocation and appeals data

Page last updated: 
16 April 2019
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