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Proposed school admission arrangements 2021 to 2022

Consultation on admission arrangements for 2021 to 2022

Below are the admission arrangements for schools for 2021 to 2022.

The Council is proposing to remove catchment areas for community secondary schools.

If you would like to make any comments on the arrangements, or for more information, contact the School Admissions Team on 0191 424 7767 / 7706 or email

The consultation will run from Friday 4 October 2019 to Friday 15 November 2019.

More information

The Office of the Schools Adjudicator (ASA) helps to clarify the legal position on admissions policies in schools. Find out more about the School Adjudicator.

The School Admissions Code is statutory guidance that schools must follow when carrying out duties relating to school admissions. Find out more about the School Admissions Code.

Guidance on summer born admission / admission outside of year group

Department for Education Guidance on Summer Born Admission218.7KB

Guidance on Admission Outside of the Normal Age Group135.82KB

Co-ordinated admission schemes

Co-ordinated Admissions Scheme - Primary 2021306.45KB

Co-ordinated Admissions scheme - Secondary 2021282.25KB

Community and voluntary controlled schools

Community Primary Schools criteria 2021-22240.72KB

Community Secondary Schools criteria 2021-22163.13KB

Proposed Published admission number information 2021-22186.78KB

Community and Voluntary Controlled Primary School Catchment areas 20215.49MB

Trust Schools

Jarrow School - Admission policy 2021626.76KB


Harton Academy - Admission Policy 2021315.59KB

Harton Academy - Defined Catchment area4.01MB

Holy Trinity Church of England Academy - Admission policy 2021183.98KB

Monkton Infants - Admission policy 2021334.02KB

Monkton Infants - Nursery Admission policy 2021334.02KB

Monkton Juniors - Admission policy 2021392.62KB

Ridgeway Primary Academy - Admission policy 2021311.23KB

Whitburn Church of England Academy - Admissions policy 2021722.46KB

Whitburn Church of England Academy - Sixth form policy 2021151.34KB

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