Applications for Year 6 students for September 2020 are managed by Durham Local Authority. To find out more or to visit us for a tour of the school, please contact our school office on 0191 388 7161. Information on applying to Hermitage Academy Sixth Form can be found on the sixth form area of this site.

In year admissions


For any new admissions during the school year, please contact Joanne Barker at or call 0191 563 4190 (ext. 10120).

Admission appeals for primary and secondary school places in September 2020

The Government has issued temporary regulations around school admissions appeals due to the coronavirus outbreak.

As a result of this, parents/carers now have until 28 May 2020 to lodge an appeal for both primary and secondary school places in September 2020. Please contact if you require any further information or clarification.