Secondary school admissions

This section deals with the arrangements for admitting pupils to secondary schools in Redcar & Cleveland. Each secondary school produces a prospectus and parents can obtain a copy by contacting the school direct.

Three types of admissions authority operate for secondary schools in the Borough. For secondary schools with Foundation Status the governing body is the admissions authority and for Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Aided school the governing body of the school is also the admissions authority. For Acadamies, the Academy Trust is the admission authority.

Officers of the LA maintain close liaison with secondary head teachers on all educational matters. The head teachers, as a body, have expressed the opinion that all secondary schools in Redcar & Cleveland serve their community well and provide a first class, all round education. Given this, Redcar & Cleveland head teachers hope that all parents/guardians would give consideration to their admission zone school .

Parents should note that attendance of a child at a particular primary school does not entitle him/her to a place in a particular secondary school. Places at secondary school are offered in accordance with the procedures outlined below.

Parents Handbook:


Co-ordinated Admission Scheme - Secondary Transfer 2016-2017:
Roman Catholic School Admissions 2016-2017:

More Information: Contact us:
It is not possible to answer all a parent's questions here so please do not hesitate to contact the Admissions Team (01642-837740/837730) or the Choice Adviser (01642-759074 for more information, alternatively you can e-mail us: schools_admissions@redcar-cleveland.gov.uk

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