Neville's Cross Primary School & Nursery

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Admission Arrangements

Whilst we can advise parents on whether we have space in particular year groups, all admissions into Neville’s Cross are completed following the Durham County Council process for admitting children into school.

Reception Admissions

  • We don't have any visits scheduled at the moment, but please contact us if you would like to visit our school.  

The current admission limit set for Reception intake, September 2024, is 42 children.  The local authority oversee all admission arrangements for our school including admission arrangements for children with SEN or disabilities.

Visit the Durham County Council website for information regarding the school admission process and primary school admissions.

To appeal against an admission decision visit: School admissions-appeals.

If you would like to discuss your SEND requirements in detail please contact the school to arrange an appointment.

Nursery Admissions

The school oversees all admission arrangements for our governor led school nursery.  Our nursery admission limit is set at 26 children per session, however we can admit more than 26 children across different patterns of attendance.  If you are thinking about applying for a nursery place, please complete the application form and return to Mrs Brannan, Head Teacher.

A Nursery Application Form can be found by clicking the link below


Come and have a look around!!

We would encourage prospective nursery families to come and have a look around our nursery prior to making an application and our current visit day is listed below.  Please give us a call (0191 3842249) or send an email ( to let us know which date you would like to attend.  These events are for parents/carers only and during your visit you will have the opportunity to look around the nursery setting and talk to the nursery and early years staff.

Our next open events are:

Wednesday 17th April, 4.00-4.30

Tuesday 30th April, 4.00-4.30

Nursery Application Timetable

Deadline for applications for admission in the spring term starting in January: 30th September

Deadline for applications for admission in the summer term starting after Easter: 31 January

Deadline for applications for admission in the autumn term, starting from September: 30th April