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.
- How do I decide which schools to apply to?
- School finder - find my nearest school
- Admission policy for community schools
- Feeder school arrangements
- How do I apply?
- How do you process my application?
- Offer day and beyond
- Admissions timetable
Help and advice
Phone our Admissions and Information Service on 0191 278 7878 (ask for school admissions) or email email@example.com. 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
Moving School in 2014 (pdf)