New September guidance has been developed and emails have been be sent to parents about our return in September. See Parents, September Admissions and Transitions section of our school website.
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Reception Class Admissions

Applications for reception class are managed by Walsall Council admissions department.  The LEA apply specific criteria for admission to Walsall schools. Children are eligible for Reception the September following their fourth birthday. More information on the application process and criteria can be found by clicking on this link

If you need additional help, contact the Parent Support Adviser on 01922 652585 or email them on 

Pupils who attend our Nursery do not gain automatic entry into Reception, you must apply for a Reception place with Walsall Council admissions team. However, we do find that many of our Nursery children who live close to the school are offered Reception places by the local authority when offers are made.

Online Preference forms for admission of children to primary schools for September 2020 opens on the 15th November 2019 and closes on the 15th January 2020, 10pm. 


Parent application support sessions have been arranged for any parents that would like help submitting your child's reception class or Junior school application. These support sessions will run on: 


  • Friday 29th November 2019 1pm till 3pm


If you still need help please contact the school admissions team on 01922 652578 or 01922 652453.






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