Click here for the latest information on school vacancies. This shows the latest information available to the local authority on 18 July 2014 on the availability of spaces in different year groups in schools across Newcastle. If the data changes significantly we will publish an updated vacancy report. Please read the notes on the attached report for more information.

The closing date for applications to transfer to middle, secondary or high school in September 2014 was midday on 31 October 2013. 

If you wish to apply for a transfer place for your child, you must now complete a paper application form.  All forms received after 31 October will be classed as late and will not be processed until after places have been offered to children who applied on time. The offer date for on time applications is 1 March 2014.  The offer date for late applications is 17 April 2014. Click here to download the paper application form


Transferring to middle, secondary or high school

Read the following guidance and admission policies for each school you are interested in. You must also consider the offers made last year as this gives a realistic idea of your child's chances of getting a place these are found in the booklet using the link below.  

Other information


Help and advice

Contact us

Phone our Admissions and Information Service on 0191 278 7878 (ask for school admissions) or email We can give you information and advice about schools and the admission arrangements.

Help to complete your application form

Newcastle's Customer Service Centres and schools can help you complete the form if needed.

What else should you consider

Have you considered free school meals, home to school transport and school uniforms? Take a look at the other information relating to school admissions

Download a full version of the admissions guidance

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Page last updated: 27 February, 2014