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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 primary school in 2015

If your child was born between 1 September 2010 and 31 August 2011, he or she will start primary school in September 2015.

You can apply for your child’s primary school place between 10 November 2014 and 15 January 2015, in the following ways:


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.

The deadline for secondary applications was 31 October 2014. If you still need to make an application, please complete the printable application form or request a form by calling 01642 526605. Please be aware that your application will be classed as a late application and a place will be allocated to your child after all of the children whose application were received on time.


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