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Gateshead Admissions

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Sep 08, 2023

Star of application process

Gateshead start accepting application for admissions. Parents can start applying for a school online at


Jan 15, 2024

End of application process

The closing date for applications. Gateshead will class any application or change you make after this date as late.


Apr 16, 2024

Offer day

Emails to residents who applied online will be sent.

Letters to residents who applied using a paper application form will be sent.

Gateshead Holiday

Title Holiday Dates
Autumn Half Term Holidays 30th Oct 2023 - 3rd Nov 2023
Winter Holidays 25th Dec 2023 - 5th Jan 2024
Spring Half Term Holidays 19th Feb 2024 - 23rd Feb 2024
Spring Holidays 29th Mar 2024 - 12th Apr 2024
Summer Half Term Holidays 27th May 2024 - 31st May 2024
Summer Holidays 22nd Jul 2024 - 30th Aug 2024

Gateshead Term Dates

Title Term Dates
Autumn Term 4th Sep 2023 - 29th Oct 2023
Autumn Term-2 4th Nov 2023 - 24th Dec 2023
Spring Term 6th Jan 2024 - 18th Feb 2024
Spring Term-2 24th Feb 2024 - 28th Mar 2024
Summer Term 13th Apr 2024 - 26th May 2024
Summer Term-2 1st Jun 2024 - 21st Jul 2024

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Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, 1 school is free in Gateshead. 72.05% of pupils are known to be eligible for free school meals out of 30,102 pupils.

Total 0.32% of schools are currently judged to be good or outstanding by Ofsted in Gateshead. List of ofsted outstanding & good schools:

Whickham School is Largest school in Gateshead with 1,676 pupils.