Primary, infant and junior school admissions
September 2021 school admissions
If you applied for you child's primary, infant or junior school place online, you will get your offer email on Friday 16 April.
If you completed a paper application, a letter will be posted out by second class post on Friday 16 April.
In your letter or email, you will be informed what you need to do next.
From 8.30am on Friday 16 April 2021, you can:
- accept or decline a school place
- request to go on a waiting list
- request an appeal
If you need to speak to someone about school admissions, please contact the School Admissions Team on 0191 424 7706 / 7767 or firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information please read the information for parents booklet2.27MB.
Timetable for primary, infant and junior school admissions (September 2021)
Friday 11 September 2020, 8.30am
Applications are available. We recommend that you apply online.
Friday 15 January 2021, 4.30pm
Deadline date for applications to be received. Any applications received after this date will be considered as 'late' applications. Online system is not available after the deadline date.
|By the end of February 2021|
All parents who have completed and returned their application will be send an acknowledgement to confirm that we have received and are processing their application.
If you applied online, you will receive an acknowledgement to your email account.
If you completed a paper application, you will be sent an acknowledgement letter through the post.
Friday 16 April 2021
'Offer Day' - Parents will be notified which school their child has been offered.
If you applied online, you will be notified via email.
If you completed a paper application, a letter will be sent to you via 2nd class post.
Friday 23 April 2021
Deadline for parents to:
- accept the school place offered (for oversubscribed schools only)
- request to place their child's name on a waiting list
- request an appeal form for primary schools
|Monday 26 April 2021|
Appeal forms sent out where requested.
Tuesday 27 April 2021
Any places that have become available will be allocated from the waiting list in criteria order.
Tuesday 4 May 2021
Where parents have not accepted the school place offered for oversubscribed schools, we will withdraw the offer of the school place (community schools only).
|Tuesday 18 May 2021||Deadline for appeal forms to be returned.|
Appeals to be heard.