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Stockton Council serves the towns of Stockton, Norton, Billingham, Thornaby, Ingleby Barwick and Yarm



School admissions and transfers

Whether your child is starting at nursery, reception or secondary school, it is an important time in their school career; you and they are probably looking forward to it with a mixture of excitement and worry.  We aim to help make the move a smooth a simple one. 

These pages include information on school admissions and may answer question you have regarding the appeals process and 'in year' school transfers.

Our School Admissions and Transfers Team help parents and carers through the school admissions process.

You may also find the following guidance documents useful: 


Admission to secondary school in 2015

If your child was born between 1 September 2003 and 31 August 2004, he or she will start secondary school in September 2015. You can apply for your child’s secondary school place between 8 September 2014 and 31 October 2014 in the following ways.

Please be aware that if we do not receive your application on or by 31st October 2014, it will be classed as ‘late’ and we will only consider it after we have considered all of the applications received on time.


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