School admissions

How to apply for a school place in Northumberland County

Welcome to Northumberland County Council School Admissions

The information on the Admissions pages is intended to guide you through the application process. Everything you need to know about applying for a school place can be found on this website. If you have any questions or need help with your child’s application for a school place you can contact the School Admissions Team (details below) who will be happy to assist you.

 

NAME TELEPHONE NUMBER / EMAIL PARTNERSHIPS
Carol Storey

01670 623558

Carol.Storey@northumberland.gov.uk

Berwick
Morpeth
Karen Carnaffin

01670 623563

Karen.Carnaffin@northumberland.gov.uk

Blyth
Bede Academy

Dawn Ruddick

01670 623559

Dawn.Ruddick@northumberland.gov.uk

Ashington
Northumberland CE Academy
Coquet
Bedlington

Brian Ord

01670 623557

Brian.Ord@northumberland.gov.uk

Alnwick
Astley
Cramlington
St Bede's
St Benet Biscops

Hilary Wheeler

01670 623561

Hilary.Wheeler@northumberland.gov.uk

Hexham
Haydon Bridge
Ponteland
Prudhoe

Telephone: 01670 624889
Fax: 01670 626134
Email: schooladmissions@northumberland.gov.uk


Address:

School Admissions
Northumberland County Council
County Hall
Morpeth
NE61 2EF

Admissions Pages:

First and Primary Link Middle High and Secondary link In Term Link

 

To navigate to the appropriate page please click on the image above or select the appropriate link below:

For Admission to First/Primary School please follow this link.

For Admission to Middle, High/Secondary School please follow this link.

For Admissions In Term (First/Primary, Middle, High/Secondary) please follow this link.

 

Online Applications:

Parents applying online can check or change their application at any time up until the deadline and will be advised of the result on ‘Offers Day’.Parents wanting to apply online will need access to an e-mail account, be resident in Northumberland and your child should be in the relevant age group (see groups listed below).

For children in the following groups:

First/Primary School Admissions:

  • children born between 1 September 2009 and 31 August 2010, applying for a school place to start school in September 2014

Middle, High and Secondary Admissions:

  • children in year 4 of a first school, children born between 1 September 2004 and 31 August 2005, applying for a middle school place
  • children in year 6 of a primary school, children born between 1 September 2002 and 31 August 2003, applying for a secondary school place
  • children in year 8 of a middle school, children born between 1 September 2000 and 31 August 2001, applying for a high school place

Middle, High and Secondary Schools

The Online Admissions portal for Middle,High and Secondary Schools for Admission in September 2014 opened on the 9 September 2013 and closed on the 31 October 2013.

For further information regarding admissions (Middle, High and Secondary) please follow this link to the Admissions (Middle, High and Secondary) page.

First and Primary Schools

The Online Admissions portal for First and Primary Schools for Admission in September 2014 opened on the 1 November 2013 and closed on the 15 January 2014.

For further information regarding online admissions (First/Primary) please follow this link to the Online Admissions (Primary) page.

 

Parents of children transferring/moving school in September 2013 can access a copy of the 2013-2014 Admissions Handbooks (Primary and First) and (Middle, High and Secondary) below. The handbook is designed to assist you when applying for a school place for your child(ren).

First and Primary Handbook 2014-15

A copy of the Admissions Handbook Primary and First 2014-15 can be accessed by selecting the picture above or by following the link below:

Admissions Handbook FIRST and PRIMARY 2014-15

 

Secondary Handbook

A copy of the Admissions Handbook Middle, High and Secondary 2014-15 can be accessed by selecting the picture above or by following the link below:

Admissions Handbooks MIDDLE, HIGH and SECONDARY 2014-15

We value your opinion and we would like you to tell us what you think about the Admissions Handbooks. To help us to improve this service, could you please complete the School Admissions Quality Survey Form and email it to:

Pat.Hughes@northumberland.gov.uk or print and return the form either with your Application Form or separately to:

School Admissions Team
Northumberland County Council
County Hall
Morpeth
Northumberland
NE61 2EF

INORMAPS Link

 

To access INORMAPS please click on the image above or select the link below:

Northumberland County Council has an online system to identify catchment schools by using the INORMAPS system you can enter your postcode and select the appropriate First (Primary), Middle or High (Secondary) School check boxes.

 

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