School Admissions

You can read information about admissions to Ellington Primary School by clicking here to dowload a pdf version of the Early Years Admissions Policy.

Information concerning the general arrangements for admissions in Northumberland is
given on the Northumberland County website, which you can access directly by clicking here.

You can also download the County Admissions Brochure by clicking on the image below. 

admissions booklet


All parents wishing to request a place at Ellington Primary School, whether they are inside or
outside the catchment area served by the school, must complete an Application Form, copies
of which are available from the school or the County Education Office, and return it to the
school or direct to The School Admissions Team, County Hall, Morpeth, Northumberland,
NE61 2EF so that they can be considered for a place in the school. Alternatively parents can
apply electronically using the county council’s online facility.
The local authority also employ a Schools Adviser to help parents with the admissions process, who
can be contacted by telephoning 01670 533664.

Children from Ellington Primary School, which serves the area of Ellington and Cresswell, will transfer to Ashington Community High School, which has sports college status, at the age of 11. Parents of Year 6 children transferring to high school need to complete an application form or to apply online. Parents who would like their children to be considered for a nursery place should obtain an application form and further particulars from the nursery teacher or school office after the child’s second birthday.