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Admission to School


This page provides information regarding applying for a place at St. Mary's RC Primary School. 

Applications for Reception Class are made as part of the North Tyneside Co-ordinated Admissions Scheme.  Information about this scheme, our school's admission policy and the appeals process can be found on this page. 

Applications for our Nursery Class are made directly to the school.  Information on how to make applications for our nursery class are provided below.

Please contact our school office if you have any further questions or queries regarding admission to our school.

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Consultation on Admissions Criteria for 2019/2020


In accordance with the requirements of the School Admissions Code (2014) paragraph 1.45 the school is required to consult with all interested parties if we intend to change our Admissions Criteria.

For 2019/2020, the Governors are proposing to change our oversubscription Criteria to the following:


  1. Catholic looked after and previously looked after children.
  2. Catholic children who are resident in the parish(es) served by the school (outlined on page 1 of the policy).
  3. Other Catholic children.
  4. Other looked after and previously looked after children.
  5. Catechumens and members of an Eastern Christian Church.
  6. Children of other Christian denominations whose membership is evidenced by a minister or faith leader.
  7. Children of other faiths whose membership is evidenced by a minister or faith leader.
  8. Any other children.




Please see the full policy below for additional notes on categories.


If you have any comments on the proposed arrangements, then please send them to:

Mrs Caroline McLean, Chair of Governors, St. Mary's R C Primary School,

Farringdon Road, Cullercoats NE30 3EY or

Please respond by 22nd January 2018