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If you are interested in your child attending Brighton Avenue Primary School please do not hesitate to get in touch with the school office (0191 4218080). Visits to the school can be arrange by appointment only.


Nursery Admissions

Parents can complete an application form for admission to nursery at any time, forms are available from the school office or you can download one here:- 

Reception Class Admissions

Children are admitted to mainstream school (i.e. the Reception Class) once a year in the Autumn Term before their 5th birthday.  Parents will receive a letter/application form from Gateshead Council, via the nursery the child attends, approximately a year before the child is due to start and these forms must be returned to the school or Gateshead Council by a date set in January.  Parents can apply online also if this is preferable, at


Places will be allocated in the summer term, and parents will be notified in due course about the availability or otherwise of a place in the Reception Class.  Parents who are unsuccessful in gaining admission for their child to the school of their choice have the right to appeal to the Local Education Authority.  The procedure for this can be obtained from the Civic Centre in Gateshead, tel. 4333000.


Pupils are admitted to our Reception class in accordance with the Local Authority’s Admissions Policy below:-



In-Year Transfers


Information regarding an in-year transfer can be found by clicking on the link below.


The in-year transfer form can be accessed by clicking on the link below

For further information regarding admissions please contact:-

Education Support Service
School Admissions Team
Floor 2
Civic Centre




Telephone:  0191 433 2756 / 0191 433 2757