Apply for a school place
Reception or junior school places for September 2020
If you have applied for a reception or junior place for your child to start school in September, we will be letting you know by email on Thursday 16 April.
If you applied online, an email will be sent to you during the morning letting you know which school your child has been offered a place at. You may need to check your junk or spam folder in case the email has gone there.
If you applied using a paper form, a letter will be posted to you.
Need more help?
Our frequently asked question for parents of children due to start reception or junior school in September should help you find the answer you need.
If you have not already applied for a place for your child to start reception or junior school you need to complete a late application form:
You'll be made aware of your child's school place offer on Thursday 16 April 2020.
Secondary school places 2020
You'll be made aware of your child's school place offer on Monday 2 March, 2020.
If you have not already applied for a place for your child to start secondary school you need to complete a late application form.
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 over the past three years:
Report for the Office of the Schools Adjudicator
Each year every Local Authority is required, by law, to make an annual report to the adjudicator with information about how admissions have worked in the area over the last academic year.
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.