We welcome anyone considering applying to Middleton in Teesdale Academy to come and visit our school and see first-hand why it is a great place to send your child in their vital formative years. Please contact our school office directly and we will be happy to arrange a visit.

Admissions to nursery

Our school handles all admissions to Nursery. Please contact our school office for further information.

Admissions to Reception (normal admission round)

The admissions process for applications to Reception is administered on behalf of the North East Learning Trust by Durham County Council. 

You can find the admissions portal here.

In-year admissions 

Applications for an in-year admission must be made on a NELT in-year admission form (download below).

The form must be fully completed and returned by email to or by post to:

School Admissions
North East Learning Trust
Traynor House
Traynor Way
County Durham, SR8 2RU.

Further advice and information regarding school admissions is available by emailing or telephoning 0191 5634190 (Option 1).