Statutory Consultation for 2025/2026 Admission Policy
The Governing Body of Benton Park Primary School is consulting on changes to their admission arrangements for the academic year 2025/26 onwards.
There are no proposed changes to the admission criteria, the pupil admission number (PAN) or the over subscription criteria.
The consultation formally opens on Monday 4th December 2023 and closes on Sunday 14th January 2024 which is in line with the minimum consultation period of 6 weeks between 1st October and 31st January in the determination year.
Admissions Policy for Nursery, Reception & Years 1-6
The School controls admissions into our Nursery class, please make enquiries at the School Office (0191 266 5122). We have a maximum of 26 children on a Monday/Tuesday (all day) and Wednesday morning; plus 26 children on a Wednesday afternoon/Thursday & Friday (all day).
The school holds a waiting list and follows the same selection criteria as the Newcastle City Council when allocating these places outlined in the Admissions Policy below. We follow the Newcastle City Council’s Policy on school admissions into the Reception class.
In-year transfer admissions for Year groups 1 to 6:
Please contact the School Office on 0191 2665122, who will advise you on availability of places and the process to be followed. If the year group you are interested in is full, the school administers a waiting list based on Newcastle Council’s admissions criteria
Please find further information about applying for a place in Reception, Nursery or an in year place in other year groups:
Admissions Policy 2022-2023
Admissions Policy 2023-2024
Admissions Policy 2024-2025