Apply for a school place
In this area you can find how to apply for a school place. There are five occasions when a child may need to make an application for schools:
- Applying for Reception places
- Moving from first to middle
- Moving from primary to secondary
- Moving from middle to high
- Changing school at any other point
In this area you can find out the current admissions arrangements for schools and consultation on changes to policies:
Did you know?
Transfer National Offer Day is 1 March 2020
Reception National Offer Day is 16 April 2020
Need more information?
If you would like further information and advice after reading our guidance online, you can contact us directly.
Phone: 0191 278 7878 (ask for “School Admissions”). We can arrange a telephone interpreter if required.
Our phone lines are open: 9am - 2.30pm, Monday to Friday
We do not have a reception desk for visitors or appointments in person. We also have no facility for you to hand in applications or supporting evidence at the Civic Centre.