Admission Arrangements


Admission arrangement are held in accordance to the South tyneside Admission arrangements.   A full copy of which can be found here.



If there is pressure on places, account will be taken of the following oversubscription criteria, up to the maximum of Bede Burn Primary’s  capacity for the relevant year group.

– Looked After Children – children accommodated by the L.A.

– Parent home residence within the defined catchment area of the school.

– Concurrent sibling link – brother or sister attending the school (to include adoptive siblings, half siblings, step siblings, long-term fostered children residing at the same address).

– Medical considerations (to be supported by written evidence from a relevant professional practitioner).

– Shortest distance from parental home residence to main school entrance.

Governors consider arrangements for school admission on an annual basis in consultation with the L.A.

All appeals for places will be assessed using these criteria by an independent panel.