Choosing the correct school is important and in order to help parents make the right choices staff are available to provide as much information as possible.

Information from Gateshead Council on how to apply for a secondary school


Admissions for September 2021:


Initial information for Admissions from September 2022:

We take part in the Gateshead Local Authority admissions process. Information about the September 2022 admissions round is now on their website The Gateshead Council School Admissions page.

If you have any queries regarding admission to Year 7 at Whickham School in September please contact Mrs Lisa Sutton, on 0191 4960026 ext 207.


Admissions to Sixth Form

For admissions to Sixth Form please contact Miss Samantha Tumelty (Head of Sixth Form) on 0191 4960026 ext 214.  For more information about Admissions to Sixth Form please visit our Sixth Form Admissions Page


Requests to be placed on Whickham School’s waiting list

Please complete the Waiting List Application Form if you would like your child to be placed on our waiting list and email it to [email protected]

You may wish to view the Department for Education’s School Admissions Code for further information.




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