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This Admissions policy has been formally adopted by the Governing Body of Corpus Christi Catholic School Gateshead.

The Governing Body is the Admissions Authority and is responsible for determining the school’s admission arrangements.

The Admissions Authority has set its Published Admission Number (PAN) at 30 pupils to be admitted to reception, in the school year beginning in the September following a child’s 4th birthday.

Click below to view our current Admissions Policy.

Admission Policy 2022-23

Our admission policy for 2023/24 can be found here:

Admission_Policy_2023-24 Corpus Christi

Our admission policy for 2024/2025 can be found here:

Admissions Policy 2024-25 Corpus Christi

How and when to apply

Applications must be made online on the school admissions page on the Local Authority Family Portal.  All applications must be returned by the closing date set by Gateshead Local Authority.

Follow the link for Primary Admissions September 2024 https://www.gateshead.gov.uk/article/2796/Primary-school-admissions-September-2024

Follow the link for Secondary Admissions September 2024 https://www.gateshead.gov.uk/article/2797/Secondary-school-admissions-September-2024

In-Year Applications

Applications are welcome for all year groups during the school year, if you would like to transfer your child from another school to Corpus Christi Catholic Primary School, you must complete a School Transfer Application Form, available from Gateshead Local Authority website or by clicking on the link:


Further information about all school admissions in Gateshead can be found here:

School admission arrangements 2023/24 – Gateshead Council