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School Admissions Applications

For children born between 1 September 2006 and 31 August 2007 and in their final year of primary or junior school applications must be made by 31 October 2017.

This also includes Year 8 to 9 transfers for Middle to Secondary Schools.

The online facility is open from 6 September 2017. You must apply by 31 October 2017

All secondary schools in Wolverhampton provide numerous opportunities for you and your child to visit before expressing a preference. 

Applications should be made online, and a pdf icon Parents Guide to Admissions [1Mb] is available to help you make your application.

Apply online here via The City of Wolverhampton Parents Portal.

Before making your application please ensure that you have read and understood the pdf icon Secondary Education in Wolverhampton booklet [4Mb] which contains important information about making your school place application.

Applications must be made by the national closing date for applications of 31 October 2017. Making an application after the closing date can reduce the chance of your child gaining a place at one of your preferred school choices.

You are allowed to express a preference for five schools.  Due to the popularity of Wolverhampton schools, you are encouraged to use all five preferences

In addition to the online application, if you are applying to the following school's you are required to complete an additional Supplementary Information Form. The form should be completed and returned direct to the school.

Applying online has the following benefits:

  • Applications are made through a secure website.
  • Applications can be viewed/edited online up to the closing date for applications (31 October 2017).
  • Applicants can access their child's school place allocation online on 1 March 2018 rather than having to wait for the post.

Further advice on the transfer process is available from the Admissions and Appeals Team by contacting 01902 551122 or email

Parents and Carers that have a child starting Reception in September 2018 will be notified in November 2017 when the online application system will be opened. However,  before applications are made please ensure that you have read and understood the pdf icon Primary Education Booklet [2Mb] which contains important information about making your school place application.