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Tockwith Church of England Primary Academy follows the North Yorkshire County Council admissions procedures for Reception and applying for an ‘in-year’ school place. To apply for a school place, please apply on line at, contact the North Yorkshire School Admissions team on 01609 533679 or write to them at Children and Young People’s Service, Jesmond House, 31-33 Victoria Avenue, Harrogate, HG1 5QE.

For full details on how to apply for a place at Tockwith, please visit the North Yorkshire Country Council Admissions Page –

Admission Arrangements

The term admission arrangements are applied to the overall procedure, practices and over subscription or admissions criteria used in deciding the allocation of school places.

Key dates for Primary school admissions

If you have a child that is born between 1st Sept 2015 and 31st Aug 2016, you will need to apply for a primary school place for them to start in Reception in September 2020.

Wednesday 15th January 2020 is the deadline to apply for a primary school place for Reception 2020.

Thursday 16th April 2020 is National Offer Day, when primary school places are allocated.

Our admission policy for 2020-2021 can be found here: Tockwith Admission Policy 2020-2021

Over subscription/admissions criteria

This is the list of criteria an admission authority must adopt for its schools which are only used when the school is oversubscribed (i.e. when there are more applicants than the number of places available), they enable the admissions authority to assess which children will be offered a place.


Tockwith Primary’s Admission Arrangements 2020/2021 Entry

This year’s admissions consultation is being jointly held by all admissions authorities in North Yorkshire between 18th October and 6th December 2018.  The consultation includes the admissions policies and number of places available at each school in the year of entry. The views of parent/carers, schools and other interested parties are being sought during this consultation. To respond, you can email

Following consultation, each admissions authority will formally set (‘determine’) their admission arrangements for admission in 2020/21 by 28th February 2019. Determined policies will be on all admissions authorities own websites by 15th March 2020 after which objections can be raised.

Please click here to view our final Admissions Policy for 2020-2021. Our published admission number for Reception is 30.

Documents on this from North Yorkshire can be found in the following links:

–   NYCC Admissions Policy 2021 – 2022 – Draft

–   NYCC Co-ordinated Admission Arrangements 2021 – 2022 – Draft

–   In Year Fair Access Protocol 2020-2021 – Draft


Tockwith Primary’s Draft Admission Arrangements 2021/2022 Entry

Between 7th October 2019 and 29th November 2019 all admissions authorities for schools in North Yorkshire County Council jointly conducted a consultation on admission arrangements for the admissions rounds for entry in September 2021-22.

The closing date for comments was 29th November 2019.  After considering any comments received, the Ebor Academy Trust in its role as an admission authority, then formally set (‘determined’) these arrangements on 28th February 2020.

Any objections to our arrangements may be made by parents/others to the Schools Adjudicator by the 15th May 2020.  All objections must be received by the adjudicator on or before 15 May 2020, at: The Office of the Schools Adjudicator Mowden Hall, Staindrop Road, Darlington, DL3 9BG Tel: 0870 0012468 Fax: 01325 391313.

Our draft admission policy for 2021-2022 is available here: Tockwith Draft Admission Policy 2021-2022


Additional documentation can be found on the Local Authority website at