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Admissions to Reception

All of the information that parents need in order to apply for a place at St. Cuthbert's Catholic Primary School can be found on the following link taking you to ‘North Tyneside Council School Admissions’.

Please ensure you read the ‘Essential Guide to Schools’ and the ‘Key Dates’ section of the web page.

As we are a Roman Catholic Primary school, our admissions criteria is set by our Governing Body. The criteria is detailed in the admissions policy below. 

If you require any further information, please contact our school office on 0191 691 9876 or email

In accordance with the School Admission Appeals Code, the Council as the admission authority for community schools must set a timetable for organising and hearing appeals.

Admissions to Nursery

We have 26 part time places in our Nursery for children attending our Nursery morning sessions Monday to Friday. One Nursery session is 3 hours in length – 15 hours for the week. We also run an afternoon Nursery when numbers allow, again this is 3 hours per day and 15 hours per week. 

Applications for Nursery places should be made directly to the school. Please contact our school office if you would like to request a Nursery application form.

Please note that a place at St. Cuthbert's Nursery DOES NOT guarantee a place in St. Cuthbert's Catholic Primary School.

Admissions to Secondary School

Our feeder secondary school is St. Thomas More RC Academy in North Shields.

Details on how to apply for secondary school places can be found on the North Tyneside website:

Please note that a place in St. Cuthbert's Catholic Primary school is not a guarantee of a place at St. Thomas More RC Academy. Details of their admissions criteria can be found in the policy listed on their website.

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