Admissions Information

Welcome to Grange First School

Thank you for considering Grange First School for your child.

We hope that this website will provide you with much of the information you will need to help you find out more about our school. For advice on policies and procedures please look in the Parents Info and Our School pages. To gain a real feel for life in Nursery and Reception and across Grange First School please take a look at the Twitter account, Blogs and Galleries.

Please look at our current parents' comments to see what they think about the school.

In-Year Admissions:  We invite all parents interested in applying for a place at Grange first to come and visit our school. Parents who wish to make an in-year application  for a Newcastle school must apply using Newcastle City Council’s ‘In Year application form’. For In Year Transfer information go to or ask for a form from the school office. We consider each application using our admissions policy and current waiting lists. A place is offered, if there is a vacancy, to the applicant at the top of the waiting list. If we cannot offer you a place you will be notified by letter.

Parents who are interested in applying for a place for Reception or Nursery 2019-20 are invited to contact the school to arrange a visit. 


We welcome visits to the school Nursery from January 2019.

For more information about the Nursery please look at the Nursery page in this section.

The closing date for applications is Friday 22nd  March 2019.

Admission Policy for Community First and Primary Schools 2019-20. Please see download below.

Newcastle City Council’s School Admission Procedures and Information

Further information about applying for a school place, admission criteria or transferring schools during an academic year can be found on the Local Authorities web-page ‘School Admissions’. Information can be found on the Local Authority website about previous cohorts and admission information