Applying for Primary

Rosebrook Primary School

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If you are a resident of the Borough you will need to apply for a school place through Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council, even if your preferred school is in another Borough.

We are responsible for coordinating the processing of all applications for school places in community, Voluntary-Aided (VA), academies and free schools.


Admission to Primary School in 2021

If your child was born between 1 September 2016 and 31 August 2017, he or she will start primary school in September 2021.

We will send letters in November informing you how to apply for your child to start primary school in September 2021.

If you have any queries please contact the Schools Admissions Team or view the Admissions to Primary Schools 2021 booklet.


Key dates for primary school admissions for September 2021

09 November 2020
Letters and supporting information available for parents/guardians. The online application link will open.

15 January 2021
The closing date for all applications. The online link will close and any paper applications received after this date will be marked 'late' and will only be considered after places have been allocated to all of the applications received by the closing date.

16 April 2021
If you applied online and ticked to receive an email you will receive an email on the 16 April informing you of your allocation. Paper applications and parents who didn’t tick to receive an email online will receive a letter to notify you which school your child has been allocated by 2nd class post.

June and July 2021
Admission appeal hearings will take place.

Summer born children
If parent/carers of summer born children, born April - August 2017, are interested in deferring their child's start date for admission in September 2021, they must make this known and clear on the application form so that the LA can deal with the request.