Apply online for school places in Sandwell

Published 4th October 2017

Little boy on laptop

Parents and carers in Sandwell can now apply for school places if their child is due to start high school or reception in September 2018.

Schools in Sandwell are holding a number of open evenings to help parents and children choose the best school for them.

Applications can be made online. Parents can also find a list of school open events they can attend to help them choose the right secondary school.

Applications for secondary school places can be made until Tuesday 31 October and until 15 January 2018 for primary school places. Applications are are not dealt with on a first come, first served basis.

Councillor Simon Hackett, cabinet member for children's services said: "Choosing a school is one of the most important decisions parents and carers make for their child.

"I urge parents and carers to go along to open days and evenings to help them choose the right school for their children."