For children born between 1 September 2009 and 31 August 2010 and in their final year of primary or junior school applications must be made by 31 October 2020. This also includes Year 8 to 9 transfers for Middle to Secondary Schools The online facility is open from 9 September 2020. You must apply by 31 October 2020.

Exam Postponed: Please note that the exam for Wolverhampton Girls High School has been postponed and this will now be taken between 3 - 6 October. Ensure that an application is still submitted to your home Local Authority by 31 October.

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

Applications should be made online, a Parents’ Guide to Admissions is available in the downloads section 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 Secondary Education in Wolverhampton booklet (in the download section) which contains important information about making your school place application.

Applications must be made by the national closing date for applications of 31 October 2020. 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.

Heath Park now have separate admission arrangements to Coppice Performing Arts School and Moseley Park. Please refer to the Secondary Education booklet for further information.  

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.

  • Our Lady and St Chad Catholic Academy - (in the download section)
  • S. Peter’s Collegiate School - (in the download section)
  • St Edmund’s Catholic Academy - (in the download section)
  • The King’s Church of England School - (in the download section)
  • The Royal School, Wolverhampton (in the download section)

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 2020)
  • Applicants can access their child's school place allocation online on 1 March 2021 rather than having to wait for the post

Parents and Carers that have a child starting Reception in September 2021 will be notified in November 2020 when the online application system will be opened. However, before applications are made please ensure that you have read and understood the Primary Education Booklet (in the downloads section) which contains important information about making your school place application.

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

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