School Admissions

Admissions Policy

Admissions to Broomhaugh Church of England First School are managed by the Local Authority.  The Governors adhere to following the Northumberland admissions guidance.  Please click on  for information on how to apply for a place in Reception or if your child is transferring/moving school.  

Children are normally admitted to school in the September of the academic year in which they are five. They are not legally required to attend school until the term after they are five.

Parents who live outside the catchment area of the school and who wish their children to attend must submit an official school request form to the Director of Education at County Hall, Morpeth, Northumberland.  If you live outside of Northumberland and wish to apply for a Northumberland School, you must complete a Common Application Form from your home local authority.

The school’s standard number for entry is 15. If classes are not full, in year transfers are taken and children are awarded places in they are available. Where no places are available over subscription criteria are used to determine allocation of places.

Any parents wishing to visit school prior to applying for a place are most welcome.  Two open mornings will be advertised locally and on the school website during the autumn term each year. 

Please see the attached policy for full details.


Reception Applications for September 2024 It is now time to apply for your child to start school, reception class in September 2024. Children born between 1st September 2019 and 31st August 2020 should apply. The portal opened on 1st November 2023 and will close on 15th January 2024.
Here is the link to the portal where you can apply. First time users will need to register an account.
If you require any help or need advice please call the team on 01670 624889.
School Admissions Team