Apply for a primary, infant or junior school place

Contents

  1. Apply for a primary, infant or junior school place
  2. Changes to Ashley Primary School
  3. Timetable for primary, infant and junior school admissions

Apply for a primary, infant or junior school place

Applications for September 2024 primary, infant and junior school places are closed.

If you need to speak to someone about school admissions, please contact the School Admissions team on 0191 424 7767 / 7706 / 7705 or school.admissions@southtyneside.gov.uk.

For more information, please read the information for parents booklet.


Changes to Ashley Primary School

Ashley Primary school converted to Academy status on 1 September 2022 with Wise Academy Trust. 

The school has been renamed to Ashley Academy.

The school's oversubscription criteria will remain the same for the academic year 2023 / 2024.


Timetable for primary, infant and junior school admissions

  • Friday 8 September 2023, 8.30am
    Applications are available. We recommend that you apply online.
  • Monday 15 January 2024, 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 2024
    If you completed your application, you will be sent an acknowledgement to confirm that we have received and are processing your application. If you applied online, you will receive an acknowledgement to your email address. If you completed a paper application, you will be sent an acknowledgement letter through the post.
  • Tuesday 16 April 2024, from 8.30am
    'Offer Day' - You will be told which school your child has been offered. If you applied online, you will get an email. If you completed a paper application, a letter will be sent to you by 2nd class post.
  • Tuesday 23 April 2024, 4.30pm
    Deadline for you to:
    • accept the school place offered (for oversubscribed schools only)
    • request to put your child's name on a waiting list
    • request an appeal form
  • Wednesday 24 April 2024
    Appeal forms sent out where requested.
  • Friday 26 April 2024
    Any places that have become available will be allocated from the waiting list in criteria order.
  • Thursday 2 May 2024
    If you have not accepted the school place offered for oversubscribed schools, we will withdraw the offer of the school place.
  • Tuesday 21 May 2024
    Deadline for appeal forms to be returned.
  • June to July 2024
    Appeals to be heard.