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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 2019-2020 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

Between 8th October and 7th December 2018 all admission authorities for schools in North Yorkshire jointly conducted a consultation on admission arrangements for the admissions rounds for entry in September 2020.

The closing date for comments was 7th December 2018. After considering any comments received, the Local Governing Body has, in its delegated role as admission authority on behalf of the Trust has now formally set (‘determined’) these arrangements on 29th January 2019.

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

Additional documentation can be found on the Local Authority website at