Information on how we admit children to our school.


This Admissions Policy has been formally adopted by the local governing committee, who is the Admissions Authority and is responsible for determining the school’s admissions policy.

The Planned Admission Number (PAN) for this school is 30 pupils to the Reception Year group in the September of each academic year. The Admissions Policy Criteria will be applied on an Equal Preference basis. We welcome applications from all families.

Policies and documents in relation to admissions can all be found on our policies page.

Children become eligible for a place in our Nursery at the start of the term AFTER their third birthday. Parents can apply for their child to attend nursery after their 2nd birthday. Nursery Admission’s Policy can be found on our policies page. If you could like to apply for a nursery place please complete the application form. 240501 Nursery application form

How and when to apply

Applications must be made online on the schools admissions page  on the Local Authority Common Application Form. All forms must be returned by the closing date set by Durham County Council.

In-Year application

Applications are welcome for all year groups during the school year. If you would like to transfer your child from another school, please inform their current school that this is your intention and request a school transfer form. Please contact our school office to inform us that you would like to request a place for your child. Once the school transfer form has been received, parents will be notified if there is place available and transition details will be discussed.


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