New contact centre opening times
Contact Centre opening times will be changing from Monday 28 October, find out the revised opening hours.
School admission arrangements
Admission policies for individual schools and academies
You can read the admission policies for primary and secondary schools on our school pages.
Objecting to admission arrangements
You can object to the Schools Adjudicator (OSA) if you are unhappy about the policy that an admission authority has agreed. Objections must be made by 15 May for admission policies agreed by 28 February.
Co-ordinated scheme for Newcastle upon Tyne
All councils must publish an annual scheme describing how they will co-ordinate the reception and transfer admission arrangements for all maintained schools and academies within their area. The scheme is agreed by 28 February each year.
- Co-ordinated scheme for admission in September 2020 PDF)
- Co-ordinated scheme for admission in September 2019 (PDF)
Annual admissions report
The council is required to publish an annual report describing how well admission arrangements in Newcastle worked in the previous year. A copy is also sent to the Office of the Schools Adjudicator.