Berwick Middle School

Lovaine Terrace, Berwick Upon Tweed, Northumberland TD15 1LA

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Admissions to Middle, High and Secondary Schools Sept 2021

 
Effective: 11 Sep 2020 to 31 Oct 2020

The Online Portal for Admissions to Middle, High and Secondary Schools will Open from 12 September 2020 until 31 October 2020 for children transferring from First to Middle (current Year 4) – Middle to High (current Year 8) and Primary to Secondary (current Year 6).

You will need to register as a new user if you haven't used the Portal before. If you've forgotten your password, click on forgotten password link.

 

Northumberland County Council School Admissions Handbook 2021-22

 

Applications received after 31st October will be classed as 'late' and will not be processed until all 'on time' applications have been allocated.

 

Parents can request a paper form from the admissions team by email: schooladmissions@northumberland.gov.uk

  

More about Admissions to Middle, High and Secondary Schools Sept 2021 available here
Parents must log on via the NCC website and apply before 31st October.
 

Online Admissions - Leaflet on How to Apply

 

LATE APPLICATIONS

If you return your application after 31 October 2020 your application will be considered as late (unless exceptional circumstances exist). You should be aware that this will reduce your chance of being allocated a place at your preferred school. 

Parents returning their application after 31 October 2020 must give a reason why their application was late.

If the application is submitted before 22 November 2020, the Admission Authority will consider your reasons and - if they are exceptional - they will consider your application along with those received on time (please ensure you provide supplementary evidence).

Applications which are not deemed to be exceptional will not be processed until after 1 March 2021.  You will not be notified of the outcome of your late application until after 20 April 2021.


If you are applying late the portal will be closed and you will need to complete the form below:

Link to online Schools Application Form

 

Monday 1 March 2021 is the national offer day for September 2021 middle, high and secondary school places.

Due to the high number of offers, school admissions will be unable to accept all phone calls. Calls will be managed mainly by the Northumberland Council contact centre staff. 

PLEASE SEE IMPORTANT INFORMATION BELOW. 

If you have applied online, you can log on to the Portal on 1 March and find out the school your child has been offered, you will also receive an email confirming the offer.

If you are refused a place at your preferred school(s) you will receive a refusal letter. This will be sent to you on 1 March 2021. This will contain important information about why you were refused and what the next steps are. The letter will also inform you of the appeal process, and tell you where you have been offered a place.

Please do not phone School Admissions.

We will not be able to give you any information over the phone. 


If you have any further queries you can email School Admissions at schooladmissions@northumberland.gov.uk.

Due to the high volume of emails we receive during this time, it may take up to 10 working days to respond to your email.

 

SCHOOL TRANSPORT INFORMATION