Contact your local authority to make Prior’s Mill Church of England Primary School, part of the Melrose Learning Trust your first preference.

If you live in Billingham, please visit the Stockton School Admissions website to find out how to apply for your child’s place in Reception for September 2024.

Admissions 2024

If you live in another local authority, please contact your authority’s school admissions department to apply for your child’s place in school.

If you would like to discuss your application for a place for your child or wish to find out more about our school, please contact us on 01642 650426 or email us on:


Prior’s Mill has a fantastic 78 place Nursery offering 3 and 4 year olds a free nursery place of 15 hours per week in either our morning or afternoon session which can each accommodate 39 children.

Children are admitted to our Nursery following their third birthday. 

If you wish to apply for a Nursery place for your child, please complete a Nursery Application Form available from our Forms page or the school office. 

In-Year Admissions Arrangements

Stockton-On-Tees Borough Council’s admissions team co-ordinate in year admissions on behalf of School. An in-year admission is when a parent wishes to apply for a place in School outside of the normal rounds of entry, e.g. starting primary school in Reception. Should you wish to apply to transfer to our school, please use the link below to find out more about in-year admissions and transfers and how to apply:

School transfers and in-year admissions – Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council


To find out how to appeal against an admission decision and for full details of our appeals timeline, please visit Stockton Borough Council School Admission Appeals.

Admissions Policy 2024  (Stockton Borough Council)