School Admissions and Pupil Placements Service
From September 2014 you can apply online for a school place for September 2015 in Year 7 at a Secondary School and Year 10 at a 14-19 Academy. You will be able to apply online for a Reception Class place and a Year 3 place at a Junior School from October 2014.
Applying for a school place online:
- means you will receive an email confirming your child’s offer by 3.30 pm on the offer date, one day ahead of postal notification;
- is quick, easy and secure;
- is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week until the final closing date; and
- means you will receive an immediate confirmation by email that the application has been received.
The following information describes how the school admissions processes work in Birmingham, and what steps parents / carers need to take to arrange a school place for their child.
Admission to school is governed by policy determined by national government. Information about this is available from the Education and Learning section of the GOV.UK website.
You can view the 2015 co-ordinated admission arrangements for all Birmingham primary and secondary schools from this website.
Information about school inspection reports can be found on the Ofsted website.
Birmingham City Council Traded Services for schools, academies and education settings
The School Admissions and Pupil Placements Service (See contact detail in the essential information section) is traded with independent and local authority educational establishments across Birmingham and beyond. The economies of scale achieved and the expertise derived from using these services are very advantageous for all those involved in education.
Visit www.birmingham.gov.uk/tradingforeducation for the details of this and other traded services.