School admissions queries
Please go to our Schools Directory to find Birmingham schools near to your home.
Please download the Secondary School Admissions for details.
Please download the Primary School Admissions for details.
The best way to check for places is to contact the school directly.
Visit the Birmingham Schools directory for school contact details
For information about cut off distances for primary and secondary schools in recent years, please go to our cutoff distances page.
PLEASE NOTE: home to school distance calculators available on the internet should be viewed as a guide only, school admission decisions will be based on the Council's official home to school distance calculation.
If you have applied for a school place you should have received an email or a letter to say your application has been received.
If you have not received confirmation, please let us know using our confirmation of receipt form.
You are strongly encouraged to send us your application on time.
If you make a late application you are less likely to be offered a place at one of your preferred schools, as we will process on time applications first.
Please go to our late applications page for more information.
For more information about applying for a school place outside of a child's age group, please go to our admission of children outside their normal age group page.
If you are having difficulty applying online please go to our guide to applying online for step by step instructions to help you.
Please go to our online form to send us proof of address.
To accept an offer, you need to return the slip to the school which has offered you a place.
You'll find the reply slip with the offer letter you were sent.
If you need to provide additional information to support an appeal you've already sent, please go to additional supporting evidence.