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Primary and secondary school applications for September 2017

The dates below show when you can apply for a primary, infant to junior and secondary school place for September 2017.

Further details on how to apply will be available on this webpage on 1 September 2016.

  • Reception/Infant to junior: Apply from 19 September 2016, closing date is 15 January 2017.
  • Secondary (year7): Apply from 1 September 2016, closing date is 31 October 2016.

If you would like to attend a secondary school open day please check the list and plan in advance to avoid any clashes.

Primary and secondary school applications for September 2016

Reception/Infant to Junior and Secondary (Year 7) applications 

All offers have now been sent to parents who applied on time. Any late applications are currently being dealt with and parents will be notified by letter when a school place can be offered.

We have a number of schools with places still available, if you wish to make an application fo one of these please inform the admissions team.

If you did not get a place at the school you requested and wish to make an appeal, please download and complete an appeal form.

For further information please read the parent guide.

If you need to make a late application for September 2016 please complete the correct form;

Additional forms

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

Statistics and information

Here you can find data relating to annual admission trends in Sandwell over the past three years.

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.