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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 2016 and 31st Aug 2017, you will need to apply for a primary school place for them to start in Reception in September 2021.

Friday 15th January 2021 is the deadline to apply for a primary school place for Reception 2021.

Friday 16th April 2021 is National Offer Day, when primary school places are allocated.

Our admission policy for 2021-2022 can be found here: Tockwith Admission Policy 2021-2022

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 2021/2022 Entry

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

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

–   NYCC Co-ordinated Admission Arrangements 2021 – 2022

–   In Year Fair Access Protocol 2020-2021

The Determination of Admissions document can be found here: DETERMINATION OF ADMISSIONS 2021.22


Consultation on Admissions Arrangements for 2022/2023

This year’s admissions consultation is being jointly held by all admissions authorities in the North Yorkshire County Council between 7 October and 22 November 2020.  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 2022/23 by 28th February 2021. Determined policies will be on all admissions authorities own websites by 15th March 2021 after which objections can be raised.

Draft Tockwith Admission Policy 2022-2023


Additional documentation can be found on the Local Authority website at