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Apply for a school place

There is still time to apply for a reception or junior (year 3) school place for your child to start in September 2015, if your child will be:

  • Age 4 on 1 September 2015, or
  • is currently attending the last year in an Infant school (year 2).

To help you with your application you can read our parent guide.

For further information about schools you can view our school information booklet.

You have until 15 January 2015 to apply for Primary school places.

Apply for a school place

Places are not offered on a first come, first served basis. Offers are made using the relevant admission criteria. If you apply after the closing date your application will be treated as late and considered after those received on time.

Secondary school places - late applications

Please note that the closing date for secondary (year 7) applications has now passed.

Download and complete the late application form.

It can be returned to us by posting it to: Admissions, PO Box 16230, Sandwell Council House, Freeth Street, Oldbury, West Midlands, B69 3EX.

Need help?

Please note: the apply online system is not compatible with tablets and mobile phones. Please apply with a laptop or desktop PC.

To help you with your online application please follow our step by step user guide.

If you have a 2, 3 or 4 year old and would like to know more about the free nursery places in available to them in Sandwell visit our Early Years and Childcare page to find out more.

Additional forms

Some schools have additional forms which are available to download. For further information please refer to our parent guide.