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School Admissions


South Stanley Junior School offers Key Stage 2 education for all children of all abilities for up to 208 children aged 6 to 11 year olds.

We currently have 166 children on roll.

We are committed to meeting the needs of all children including those with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities. We would ask parents to discuss the identified needs with the school prior to starting so that appropriate intervention and support can be planned and implemented. Advice from the LA or other agencies may be requested to ensure any the school can meet any needs appropriately.

Junior School Place

Applications 2023/24

Applications for primary school places for September 2023 are now closed.

To submit a late application click here Apply here.

For more general information regarding the school admission process click here: School admission process 

This includes:

  • An explanation of the process for applying for a school place, including important dates

  • The selection process

  • Over-subscription criteria

  • Details of when offers of places will be communicated to parents

  • How applications can be made outside of the normal procedure and how they will be dealt with

  • Dates of when any waiting list will be held until following communication for offers of places.

South Stanley Junior School’s admission arrangements comply with The School Admissions Code and The School Admissions Appeal Code.

Applying for a school place during the academic year

An application for an in-year transfer can also be made by contacting School Admissions at Durham County Council.  For more information visit: In-Year transfers information.


Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)

If you have a child with SEND and are considering sending them to South Stanley Junior School, you may wish to contact us to discuss their needs and the provision we can offer.  You may also like to have a look around and meet our SENCO.

If you would like to discuss your SEND requirements in detail please contact the school to arrange an appointment.


South Stanley Junior School adhere to the Exclusion Guidance & Procedures of Durham County Council.  Please click here for more information

Our Behaviour Policy details our high expectations for our children. 


We would encourage parents to read this policy which can be found in the Policy section of the website: SSJ Policies

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