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Transfers to secondary schools in September 2015

As your child was born between 1 September 2003 and 31 August 2004 he or she is due to transfer to a secondary school in September 2015.

Walsall participates in an Inter-Local Authority (LA) Co-ordinated Admission Scheme along with a number of local authorities in the Midlands, including Birmingham, Dudley, Sandwell, Staffordshire and Wolverhampton.  

The scheme allows you to express preferences for up to five secondary schools, rank them in order of preference and give reasons for your preferences, if appropriate (e.g., medical or social). The Walsall preference form allows you to apply for a place at any secondary school in or outside the borough, with some exceptions.  

The following web pages tell you how to apply for a place for your child at secondary school.  It also explains what happens if a Walsall school has more applications than there are places available.  The admission criteria for every Walsall school are detailed in the school information pages within this booklet.  If you intend to name a school outside Walsall, it is important that you obtain a copy of the maintaining local authority’s ‘Information for Parents’ booklet/leaflet, or visit the local authority’s website, which will detail the admission criteria for the school you would like your child/ren to attend.  Please take the opportunity to find out as much as you can about the relevant schools before you express your preferences – The School Admissions team is here to help you.

  • If you live in Walsall, please complete your on-line application by 31 October 2014.
  • If you live in Walsall and your child attends a primary school outside Walsall, or a private school in Walsall, please return the form to School Admissions, Walsall MBC, 2nd Floor, Civic Centre, darwall Street, Walsall, WS1 1TP.
  • If you live outside Walsall, you should complete a Preference form from your home local authority and return it as stated on the form.  

Download our current admissions booklet

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Download supplementary information forms for the following schools

Registration forms for the following schools are available on the school website

Parent Support Adviser (School Admissions)

If you have any questions about the secondary school transfer process and would like advice or support, please contact the Parent Support Adviser.

Parent Support Adviser (School Admissions)
Walsall MBC
2nd Floor
Civic Centre
Darwall Street
Walsall
WS1 1TP

Telephone: 01922 652578

Email: schooladmissionsadvice@walsall.gov.uk

Contact us

Admissions and Pupil Place Planning
Walsall MBC
2nd Floor
Civic Centre
Darwall Street
Walsall
WS1 1TP

Telephone 01922 652585
Email secondary.admissions@walsall.gov.uk

This page was last updated on 15 September 2014