Applying for a School Place During the Academic Year (in-year)

Families who move into the area who require a place(s) at a Darlington school; other than at the normal point of entry, must contact the Schools Admissions Team at the Town Hall. Parent/carers will be sent/given an in-year application form to complete, within seven working days on receipt of this form the LA will write to the parent/carer informing them whether a place can be offered or not. A start date will only be confirmed after a meeting with the Head Teacher has taken place. The Schools Admissions Team in agreement with the parent/carers and the Head Teacher of the primary school will set up this meeting. Should however a parent/carer request a place at a school that has no places available, then they will be informed about the appeals process.