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School Admissions 2018 Information

If your child is starting school or transferring to a different phase of education in September 2018 you need to apply for a place.


This includes children born between the following dates:-


  • children born between 1 September 2013 and 31 August 2014 applying for a place to start reception in September 2018


  • children in year 4 of a first school born between 1 September 2008 and 31 August 2009 applying for a middle school place in September 2018


Middle School:  The online admissions portal for Middle Schools will open on 11 September 2017 and close on 31 October 2017.


First School:     The online admissions portal for First School will open on 5 November 2017 and close on 15 January 2018.


Please click on the following link....



Northumberland County Council are no longer sending letters out to parents/carers.  You must either apply on line using the link above or contact the admissions team as detailed below.


Copies of the Admissions Handbook and application forms are available from:-

School Admissions

County Hall

Morpeth NE61 2EF   t.   01670 624889


Online and paper applications.


Parents who apply online, will be able to accept their offer online.  

Parents who applied using a paper application.  The offer letters have an acceptance slip that all parents who applied on paper forms need to complete advising whether or not they wish to accept the place offered.


The slip should be returned to the school shown on the letter. Please allow time for the letter to be delivered before contacting the admissions team.  Please note:  the admissions team are unable to give information over the telephone regarding school places. 


Parents have until 15 March 2018 to accept their places for middle, high and secondary school places, and until 2 May 2018 for first school places. Failure to formally accept the place could mean it will be withdrawn.

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