Applying for Secondary

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 Secondary school in 2021

If your child was born between 1 September 2009 and 31 August 2010, he or she will start secondary school in September 2021.

We will send letters out via Royal Mail in September informing you how to apply for a secondary place for September 2021. If you have not received a letter by the 11 September 2020 please contact the School Admissions Team.

Apply for your child's Secondary school place

Download an application form

If you have any queries regarding a secondary school place, or your child does not attend one of our primary schools, please contact the Schools Admissions Team. For further guidance view the Admissions to Secondary Schools 2021 booklet.

You can also read the Secondary Schools leaflet here.

Find out more about Secondary School Open Evenings.

Key dates for secondary school admissions 2021

1 September 2020
Letter is sent to parents/guardians with information on how to apply. The online application link will open.

31 October 2020
The closing date for 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.

1 March 2021
A letter will be sent to parents/carers who submitted a paper application form informing them of the school they been offered for their child. Parents/carers who apply on-line and if they chose (ticked) the option to receive an email will be informed by email only.

May/June 2021
Admission Appeal hearings will take place.