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 2018
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.
Applications received after the closing date of 31 October 2018 will be processed after the announcement of places on 1 March 2019.
Important - Please note the recent change in the following admissions arrangements these new arrangements will commence from 12 November 2018.
Please note: that both of the following academies will be coordinating their own applications and offers for the September 2019 intake. Any applicants that previously applied for a place at either BOA or AUEA via Birmingham School Admissions and Fair Access Service will also be considered by these academies based on the application already submitted. 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.