Applications for Year 6 students for September 2022 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.

Secondary school admissions - September 2022

The North East Learning Trust is the admissions authority and determines admissions in accordance with criteria outlined in our admissions policy (download below).

The published admission number for Year 7 entry in September 2022 is 200. 

Applications for a place should be made through Durham County Council using the link at the bottom of this page.   

If you have any questions or need help with your child’s application for a school place you can contact School Admissions, Durham County Council who will be happy to assist you – or call 03000 265 778.

In year admissions

For any new admissions during the school year you must complete the NELT Secondary Transfer Form (download below), for further information please contact Joanne Barker at or call 0191 563 4190 (ext. 10120).  

Sixth form admissions

Separate arrangements are made for admissions to our sixth form – please find more information here.

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