Apply for a place at a 14 to 19 Academy
There are currently 4 academies in Birmingham that admit pupils who are 14 to 19 years old:
- Bournville College Academy: specialises in engineering and technical crafts, creative and health sciences.
- Waverley Studio College: specialises in health and social care, enterprise and crafts
If you wish to apply for a place at any of the above academies you should complete our online application form.
Closing date: Midnight 31 October 2019
Offer date: 2 March 2020
It is really important that you apply on time. If you apply late you may be less likely to get a place at one of your preferred schools.
Accept the place offered
You will be sent an email informing you which school has been offered if applicable.
If you do receive an offer you will need to log into your online application and accept or decline that offer made. You are strongly encouraged to accept the offer.
By not accepting the offer, you could risk losing the place as this may be given to a child on the waiting list for that school.
Accepting the offer will not affect your child’s waiting list position for any of your higher preference schools, or influence the outcome of any appeal you may submit.
Please note: that both of the following academies will be coordinating their own applications and offers for the September 2020 intake. Please visit their websites for further information on how and when they will make their offers and when they will notify you of the outcome of your application.
- The Birmingham Ormiston Academy (BOA): specialises in creative, digital and performing arts
You will also need to complete the supplementary information form.
- The Aston University Engineering Academy (AUEA): specialises in engineering and science
Any queries relating to admissions for these two establishments should be directed to the relevant academies, their contact details will be on their websites.