Apply for a school place

Applications for secondary school and reception class places for September 2019 are now open. If you don't already have an account from a previous application, you will need to register to create an account.

It's important that you remember the email address and password you use when you register.

Secondary school places

For children starting Year 7 in September 2019, you can apply for a secondary school place now. The closing date for secondary applications is Wednesday 31 October 2018.

Apply for a secondary school place

If you apply online you will receive your school place offer by email on Friday 1 March 2019. Please also check your junk/spam folder.

You will also be able‚Äč to log in to your account to view your offer on offer day. You will need the email address you applied with and your password.

If you applied using a paper form, your offer letter will be posted to you second class on this date.

Primary or junior school places

For children starting in reception class in September 2019 and children transferring from an infant school to a junior school September 2019, you can apply for reception/junior school places now. The closing date for reception and junior school applications is Tuesday 15 January 2019.

Apply for a reception or junior school place

If you apply online you will receive your school place offer by email on Tuesday 16 April 2019. Please also check your junk/spam folder.

You will also be able to log in to your account to view your offer on offer day. You will need the email address you applied with and your password.

If you applied using a paper form, your offer letter will be posted to you second class on this date.

Additional forms

Some schools have additional forms which are available to download. To access these forms please refer to the parent guide

  • Medical declaration form (Primary and Secondary)
  • George Salter Academy
  • Shireland Collegiate Academy
  • St Michael’s Church of England High
  • Stuart Bathurst Catholic High
  • Wood Green Academy
  • Catholic Denominational (Primary)
  • Church of England Denominational (Voluntary Aided)
  • Church of England Denominational (Voluntary Controlled)

Statistics and information

Data in relation to annual admission trends in Sandwell over the past three years can be found in the parent guide. Please refer to this for further information.

Free nursery places

If you have a two, three or four-year-old and would like to know more about the free nursery places available in Sandwell, visit our Early Years and Childcare page to find out more.