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School admission arrangements 2024/25

Following a consultation process, all schools and academies in Gateshead have determined their admission arrangements with effect from September 2024. Below you will find the agreed Admissions Arrangements, Policies and number of places available for schools in Gateshead for September 2024/25. 

Admission policy and oversubscription criteria for community schools (including academies) 

Primary School Admissions Policy 2024 (Word doc) [18KB] (opens new window)
Secondary Admission Policy 2024 (Word doc) [19KB] (opens new window)

Number of places available at each school

Primary School Admissions Policy 2024 (Word doc) [18KB] (opens new window)
Primary Community School planned admission numbers 2024 (Word doc) [16KB] (opens new window)
Secondary School planned admission number 2024 (Word doc) [38KB] (opens new window)

How school places are offered (known as the co-ordinated admissions scheme)

Primary Scheme 2024 (Word doc) [31KB] (opens new window)
Secondary Scheme 2024 (Word doc) [31KB] (opens new window)

Admission policy and oversubscription criteria for voluntary aided and Church of England schools, including number of places available

Cardinal Hume, Wrekenton (Word doc) [36KB] (opens new window)
Cardinal Hume Sixth Form (Word doc) [34KB] (opens new window)
Corpus Christi, Gateshead (Word doc) [25KB] (opens new window)
Sacred Heart, Byermoor (Word doc) [25KB] (opens new window)
St Agnes, Crawcrook (Word doc) [32KB] (opens new window)
St Aidan's Church of England (Word doc) [36KB] (opens new window)  
St Alban's, Pelaw (Word doc) [26KB] (opens new window)
St Anne's, Harlow (Word doc) [25KB] (opens new window)
St Augustine's, Gateshead (Word doc) [28KB] (opens new window)
St Joseph's Infant, Birtley (Word doc) [25KB] (opens new window)
St Joseph's Junior, Birtley (Word doc) [24KB] (opens new window)
St Joseph's, Blaydon (Word doc) [31KB] (opens new window)
St Joseph's, Gateshead (Word doc) [25KB] (opens new window)
St Joseph's, Highfield (Word doc) [24KB] (opens new window)
St Mary and St Thomas Aquinas, Stella (Word doc) [32KB] (opens new window)
St Mary's, Whickham (Word doc) [27KB] (opens new window)
St Oswald's, Wrekenton (Word doc) [25KB] (opens new window)
St Peter's, Low Fell (Word doc) [24KB] (opens new window)
St Philip Neri, Dunston (Word doc) [25KB] (opens new window)
St Thomas More, Gateshead (Word doc) [37KB] (opens new window)
St Wilfrid's, Gateshead (Word doc) [36KB] (opens new window)
Whickham School (PDF) [148KB] (opens new window)

How to make an objection

You can find out information about making an objection on The Office of the Schools Adjudicator website (opens new window).

Contact us

Education Support Service
The School Admissions Team
Floor 2
Civic Centre
Gateshead
NE8 1HH

0191 433 3909 / 2756 / 8591

schooladmissions@gateshead.gov.uk