Diocesan Department for Education - H and N Diocese

Hexham and Newcastle Diocesan Department for Education


Diocesan Admissions Guidance

Diocesan Guidance on Admission to Catholic Schools - September 2017.

Admissions Consultations

The following schools are consulting on their admission arrangements for 2020/21. Please click on the school name to find out more information regarding the consultation.

St. Aidan's RC Primary School, Wallsend

St. Bede's Catholic Comprehensive School, Peterlee

St. Benet Biscop Catholic Academy, Bedlington

St. Columba's RC Primary School, Wallsend

St. Cuthbert's RC Primary School, North Shields

St. Joseph's Catholic Academy, Hebburn

St. Joseph's RC Primary School, North Shields

St. Mary's RC Primary School, Forest Hall

St. Michael's Catholic Academy, Stockton.

St. Stephen's RC Primary School, Newcastle upon Tyne

Star of the Sea RC Primary School, Whitley Bay

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.