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REACH FOR THE STARS...POSSIBILITIES...MAKING A DIFFERENCE...BOOKS BUILD BRAINS...ADVENTURE... Secret Buddy Week next week to support Anti-Bullying Week across the country. Great attendance this last week with 97.2% across the school. Overall this term it is at 96% and just above the total for this time last year. Attendance for last year was 95.6% for the whole school. Open day/evening sessions available to book for prospective 2019 Reception admissions. Please view future dates for further information.

Admission Information

Westerhope Primary School is two form entry (60 pupils per year group in Reception - Year 6).


If you would like your child to attend our school, please see full details of our admission arrangements below.

2020/21 Admission Policy Consultation


Schools in the Outer West Learning Trust are carrying out a consultation about the 2020/21 Admission Policy, from 5th November 2018 - 16th December 2018. Please click on the link below to read the Westerhope Primary School draft policy. We are consulting on a specific section of the policy which can be found in the bullet point No 2 on page 1 of the draft document. If you have any comments that you would like to make about this section of the draft policy, please contact Shirley Ridley, School Business Manager on 0191 2674750 or by email at


If you would like to read the draft policies of the other schools in the Outer West Learning Trust, please visit the individual school websites. The contact details for commenting on the policies will also be listed on the websites. The schools in the OWL Trust who are consulting on their Admission Policies are listed below.


  • Knoplaw Primary School

  • Lemington Riverside Primary School

  • Milecastle Primary School

  • Newburn Primary School

  • Simonside Primary School

  • Throckley Primary School

  • Waverley Primary School

  • West Denton Primary School

  • Westerhope Primary School

“There is a right for people to object about the policy to the Schools Adjudicator (OSA). See the Schools Adjudicator website for more information on how to do this. Objections for the admissions arrangements for 2019/20 must be made by 15 May 2018”