Diocesan Department for Education - H and N Diocese

Hexham and Newcastle Diocesan Department for Education


Current consultations

The following schools are consulting on their admission arrangements for 2018-19. Please click on the links for more details:

Cardinal Hume Catholic School, Gateshead

The English Martyrs School and Sixth Form College, Hartlepool

Our Lady Queen of Peace RC Primary School, Penshaw

St Mary’s RC Primary School, Sunderland

Admissions Policies

Policies are available on individual school websites.

Admission Code

The School Admission Code is available here.

Further information on school admissions is available on the DfE website.

Admissions Appeals Information

For parents/guardians:


Notice of Appeal

Parent Guidance

For governing bodies:

Statement of Case

Statement of Case for In-year Appeals


The Admission Appeals Code is available here.