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Starting School


September 2021 Applications are now closed, we will renew this page when 2022 applications are applicable

Do you have a child who will have started in year 6 on or between 1 September 2020 and 31 August 2021?

If so, you need to complete an application for a school place so that your child can start school in September 2021.

From 12 September 2020 you can apply online at You will also be able to access a copy of the guide for parents “Primary School Admissions in County Durham 2019/20” which will contain essential information that will help you in making your application.

If you cannot access the Council’s website please contact the School Admissions and Transport Team, using the details below, and you will be sent a copy of the guide for parents and an application form.

Please note that the deadline for applications midnight on 31 October 2020 Approx. (Subject to change with Covid)

The School Admissions and Transport Team.
Telephone 03000 265 896.



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