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Primary school admissions 2018

If your child is due to start reception class or year three at a junior school in September 2018, you can apply online for your childs school place from 8 September 2017. To apply online revisit this page from 8 September.

Apply online

The online application system will open on 8 September 2017.

Information booklet

Booklet to help you understand the admissions process and make an informed choice. 

Read the information booklet (pdf, 956Kb)

 

Admission age ranges for the September 2018 intake

Gateshead has a mix of infant, junior and all-through primary schools (3-11 or 4-11 years).  

If your child was born between 1 September 2013 and 31 August 2014. Admission to primary/infant school in September 2018 (Reception class). You can apply online for a school place between 8 September 2017 - 15 January 2018.
If your child was born between 1 September 2010 and 31 August 2011. Admission to junior school in September 2018 (Year 3). You can apply online for a junior school place between 8 September 2017 - 15 January 2018.

Information and resources 

Contact us

The School Admissions Team
Dryden Centre
Evistones Road
Low Fell
NE9 5UR

Phone: 0191 433 2757 / 0191 433 2109 / 0191 433 2756
Email: schooladmissions@gateshead.gov.uk