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.
To navigate to the appropriate page please click on the image
above or select the appropriate link below:
Admission to First/Primary School please follow this
Admission to Middle, High/Secondary School please follow this
For Admissions In Term (First/Primary, Middle,
High/Secondary) please follow this link.
Online Applications: (NOW CLOSED)
Parents applying online can check or change their application at
any time up until the deadline and will be advised of the result on
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
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)
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
To access INORMAPS please click on the image above or select the
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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