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Our Lady and St Joseph's Brooms RCVA Primary School, Leadgate

We Learn, We Love, We Grow in Jesus' Name

School Admissions

If you would like your child to attend our school, please see full details of our admission arrangements below 

Primary and Secondary Admission Information September 2021


Primary Admissions

You are now able to apply for a primary school place in County Durham for your child for September 2021          

Children born between 1 September 2016 and 31 August 2017 will be eligible to start in reception year. 

Applications will close on Friday 15 January 2021. 

Please note - a late application, i.e. after 15 January 2021, greatly reduces your chances of getting into your preferred school.

The offer of a school place will be made on 16 April 2021

Parents/Carers can make their application for Primary School online by visiting 

An application form is also available to download for those are unable to access the online form.

For further information please visit or email or telephone 03000 265896.


Secondary Admissions

If your child (current Year 6)  is due to transfer to Secondary school in September 2021 Parents/Carers can make their application for Secondary School online by visiting and the School Admissions online application facility will be available to parents from Monday the 14th of September 2020.  The closing date for Secondary School Applications is the 31st October 2020.

If parents/carers do not wish to apply online they can complete a paper application form, and these are available to print from school admission website (same website address as above) from Monday the 14th September 2020.

Alternatively these application forms can be requested by e-mail to or by telephone from the School Admissions and Transport Team on 03000 265896.

Copies of the Parent’s guide “Primary and Secondary School Admissions in County Durham 2021/2022” will also be available from school admission website or on request from Monday the 14th September 2020.