Sacriston 2021


We welcome anyone considering applying to Sacriston Academy to come and visit us and experience for yourself our warm and happy school.

Primary school admissions

Children born between 1 September 2017 and 31 August 2018 will be eligible to start school in reception in September 2022. Children attending infant schools transfer to junior schools in September 2022 if they were born between 1 September 2014 and 31 August 2015.

The deadline for applications to primary schools is 15 January 2022. Parents can apply for a place by completing an application form found on the Durham County Council website here

If you'd like to visit us to see if Sacriston Academy is the right school for your child, please call 0191 371 0777 to arrange a tour with our headteacher, Annalei Bartlett.

Nursery admissions 

For admission to the Nursery at Sacriston Academy you must complete the Nursery Admission Form, available to download below, for further information please contact the headteacher, Annalei Bartlett

Special educational needs and disabilities

We are committed to meeting the needs of all children including those with special educational needs and disabilities. We would ask parents to discuss the identified needs with the school prior to starting so that appropriate intervention and support can be planned and implemented.

In year admissions

For any new admissions during the school year you must complete the NELT Primary Transfer Form (download below), for further information please contact Joanne Barker at or call 0191 563 4190 (ext. 10120).

Take a look at our school brochure