School catchment areas

We've made every attempt to make sure the information in the catchment area maps is accurate and reliable.

If your property is close to a catchment boundary, or new and not recognised, the map may not be accurate.

If so contact:

School Admissions

View the school catchment area maps


The Local Authority is undertaking a consultation on its proposed admission arrangements for First and Primary Community Schools for September 2021.
The proposed admission arrangements can be found on the School Admissions page of the council’s website at:

 Please note the proposal for the change of catchment areas in respect of Backworth Park, Holystone, New York and Shiremoor Primary Schools.

There are no other proposed changes to the admission arrangements.
The consultation period commences on 16 December 2019 and concludes on 29 January 2020.
Please forward any comments in writing to