Admissions

The annual admission round in September each year is co-ordinated by Darlington Borough Council's Admissions Department.

More information can be found on the Darlington Borough Council's Admissions Department website.

Parents or carers seeking a place in one of our schools outside of the September admissions round should contact the school direct on the number shown below.

For mainstream primary education

Richard Gartland
Principal of Springfield Academy
rgartland@educationvillage.org.uk
Telephone: 01325 254000

Alison Sinclair
Principal of Gurney Pease Academy
asinclair@gurneypease.org.uk
Telephone: 01325 380790

For mainstream secondary education

Jonathan Lumb
Principal of Haughton Academy
jlumb@educationvillage.org.uk
Telephone: 01325 254000

For Special primary and secondary education

Caroline Green
Principal of Beaumont Hill Academy
cgreen@educationvillage.org.uk
Telephone: 01325 254000

Adrian Sugden
Interim Principal of Marchbank Free School
asugden@educationvillage.org.uk
Telephone: 01325 254670

Admissions Policies 

The Education Village Academy Trust (EVAT) is the admitting authority for Haughton Academy, Springfield Academy, Beaumont Hill Academy, Gurney Pease Academy and Marchbank Free School. 

Under the School Admissions Code, admitting authorities are required to consult on their individual admissions policy at least every seven years, regardless of whether any significant changes are proposed. The Trust last consulted for the 2017-18 admissions year and following the consultation EVAT Directors have adopted the policies below.

The Admissions Policy for Haughton Academy can be viewed here.

The Admissions Policy for Springfield Academy can be viewed here.

The Admissions Policy for Gurney Pease Academy can be viewed here.

The Admissions Policy for Beaumont Hill Academy can be viewed here.

The Admissions Policy for Marchbank Free School can be viewed here.