Deadline looms for primary school places

PARENTS are being reminded that the deadline for primary school places is approaching.

Residents with children due to start primary school in September 2011 need to submit an application for their preferred choice of school to North Tyneside Council by 5pm on Monday, January 17.

The quickest way is via the ‘Children, Young People and Learning’ link at

Parents and carers need to use the application form to express a preference for the school they would like their child to attend.

The council will then admit pupils to each school up to the admissions limit.

For more information, visit the council’s website or call the school admissions team on (0191) 643 8724.