Admission Arrangements

At Choppington Primary School we follow the County Admissions Policy. The Policy as it will be applied for the school year 2020-2021 will be included in the Northumberland Guide to Schools normally available early in the academic year. This document can be viewed by visiting 

Primary School Admissions Handbook 2021/22 click here

Secondary School Admissions Handbook 2021/22 click here

We encourage parents who are considering appling for a place for their child to come and visit the school. Please contact the school office to make an appointment for you to meet the Headteacher who will show you around and answer any questions you may have.

The planned admission number (PAN) is 15

Little Learners (Two Year Olds) and Nursery Starters

We have three intakes a year for Little Learners and Nursery - in September, January and April. Your child must be two/three years old in the school term before the intake. For example: a September start your child must be three by 31st August, January start they must be three by 31st December and an April start they must be three by 31st March.

We have a morning  Little Learners and Nursery provision at Choppington Primary School. Children in Little Learners progress into Nursery.

30 Hour Entitlement for 3 and 4 year olds

To find out general information about Northumberland County Council's 30 hour free childcare, please click here

September 2021 Admissions

If your child is transferring to a different phase of education in September 2020, you need to apply for a place.

The online portal for secondary school places will open on the 11 September 2020 and close on 31 October 2020.

The online portal for primary school admissions will open on the 1 November 2020 and close on 15 January 2021.

Within our Admissions Policy (see attachment below), there are details over procedures following over subscription.

For further information about School Admissions in this locality, contact The School Admissions Team, County Hall, Morpeth, NE61 2EF. Tel. No. 01670 624889, email: