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For Parents and Carers


shutterstock_258569765 (Medium)Scalby School has a defined admission zone, although parents are entitled to apply to any secondary school of their choice.

A good percentage of students who attend Scalby School live outside the traditional admission zone.

Scalby School runs our annual Open Day Event in September each year. Check out local press and our website and social media feeds from August for further details.

We have students at Scalby School who attended the following Primary Schools:

  • Northstead Community Primary School*
  • Newby and Scalby Primary School*
  • Lindhead School*
  • Barrowcliff Community Junior School*
  • Wheatcroft Community Primary School
  • Friarage Community Primary School
  • Martin’s CE Primary School
  • Gladstone Road Junior School
  • Brompton and Sawdon Community Primary School*
  • East Ayton Community Primary School
  • Hackness CE Primary School*
  • Hinderwell Community Primary School
  • Wykeham CE Primary School *
  • Snainton CE Primary School*
  • Seamer & Irton Community Primary School
  • Peter’s RC Primary School*

* within or partly within the traditional admission zone.

Admissions Application Process

Application to register a preference must be made to the local Education Offices. If your child attends a local Primary School and is in his/her final year, the Education Office will contact you and offer you a choice. Follow this link to the North Yorkshire Council Website.

School Admission Appeals

Timetable for Admission Appeals

Coast and Vale Learning Trust follows North Yorkshire Council’s agreed timetable for admission appeals.

From North Yorkshire Council's Website 

1 March 2024

1 March 2024 is National Offer Day. 

15 March 2024 onwards

From 15 March 2024 onwards, any late applications or requests for changes to applications that we have not already processed.

15 April 2024

If you want to appeal for a secondary school place, you need to submit an appeal by 15 April 2024.

April to July 2024

Main secondary school admission appeals will be heard from April to July 2024.

31 December 2024

 All the waiting lists we hold will end on 31 December 2024.

The School Standards and Framework Act 1998 (Section 94) gives you the right to appeal the LEA’s decision should your child be refused a place. If you wish to appeal against a decision relating to admissions please contact you Local Education Office who will send you a Notice of Appeal form and details about what to do next. North Yorkshire Council have more details about admissions on their website. You can also find more information about Education and Learning within North Yorkshire. 

North Yorkshire Council Appeals


Coast and Vale Learning Trust

About Coast and Vale Learning Trust

The Coast and Vale Learning Trust in Scarborough aims to improve education in the locality through establishing coherent and collaborative practice across schools and other educational institutions in the area.

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