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

Children born between 1 September 2014 and 31 August 2015 will be eligible to start school in reception in September 2019. Children attending infant schools transfer to junior schools in September 2019 if they were born between 1 September 2011 and 31 August 2012.

The deadline for applications to primary schools is January 2019. Parents can apply for a place by completing an application form found on the Durham County Council website below.

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.

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, please contact Joanne Barker at or call 0191 527 0757.