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The purpose of the Schools Admissions Team is to coordinate and allocate school places to children in the primary (4-11 years) and secondary (11-16 years) sector. The team also deals with requests for the transfer of primary and secondary aged pupils.

More information will be made available on these pages when the school admissions procedure is about to begin.

Contact us

All enquiries should be made to the school admissions on 01325 406333 or

School finder

School Admissions Information

For all queries regarding school admissions please contact the admissions team on 01325 406333 or email

If you are seeking independent admissions advice you may wish to contact ACE (Advisory Centre for Education). Telephone 0300 0115 142 (normal opening hours Monday to Wednesday, 10am to 1pm, term time only) or visit the ACE website [external link]

If you are seeking independent support for your admission appeal you may wish to contact the Citizens Advice Bureau. Telephone 01325 256999, e-mail or visit the Citizens Advice Bureau website [external link]

Open Evening Dates 2016

open evening dates
Week 1 
Haughton Academy Monday 12 September 2016 6:30pm only
Longfield Academy of Sport Tuesday 13 September 2016 6:30pm only
Polam Hall School Wednesday 14 September 2016 2:00pm and 6:30pm
Darlington School of Maths and Science Thursday 15 September 2016 1:45pm and 6:30pm
Week 2 
Carmel College Monday 19 September 2015 6:30pm only
St Aidan’s C o E Academy Tuesday 20 September 2016 5:30pm only
Hummersknott Academy Wednesday 21 September 2016 6.30pm only
Hurworth School Thursday 22 September 2016 5.30pm only


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