Apply now for primary school places

Published Tuesday, 12th November 2019

Applications for school places for children due to start primary school in Hartlepool next September are now being taken.

Parents must apply by January 15th 2020, and they should read carefully the admissions criteria of the schools for which they are applying.

Applications can be made online at but paper forms are available from primary schools. Forms can also be requested from Hartlepool Borough Council’s School Admissions Team at the Hartlepool Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) in Brierton Lane. Telephone (01429) 523765 or email

Parents will learn the outcome of their applications on April 16 2020, and any appeals will be heard during June/July 2020.

For further information about the admissions process call the Council’s School Admissions Team on (01429) 523765 or email