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 2022
If your child was born between 1 September 2010 and 31 August 2011, he or she will start secondary school in September 2022.
We will send letters out in September informing you how to apply for a secondary place for September 2022.
If you have not received a letter by 16 September 2021, please contact the School Admissions Team.
Key dates for secondary school admissions 2022
Early September 2021
Letter is sent to parents/guardians with information on how to apply.
13 September 2021
The online application link will open.
31 October 2021
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 2022
A letter will be sent to parents/carers who submitted a paper application form informing them of the school they have 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.
Admission Appeal hearings will take place.
The below link has information on open evenings for 2022 admissions. Please check with each school to make sure that the open evening will be going ahead as planned.
Please find below the 'Secondary School Admissions 2022 - A Quick Guide' to help give you an overview of the Secondary School admission process in Stockton-on-Tees for children starting in September 2022.