For children born between 1 September 2008 and 31 August 2009 and in their final year of primary or junior school applications must be made by 31 October 2019. This also includes Year 8 to 9 transfers for Middle to Secondary Schools. The online facility is open from 6 September 2019. You must apply by 31 October 2019.

Secondary Applications for September 2020

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

Before making your application please ensure that you have read and understood the Secondary Education in Wolverhampton booklet (Please find the booklet in the download section) which contains important information about making your school place application, including how places are allocated at your preferred school(s).

Applications should be made online here via the City of Wolverhampton Parents Portal.

Parents Portal

Applications must be made by the national closing date for applications of 31 October 2019. 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.

Thomas Telford University Technical College (formerly known as West Midlands UTC) are now accepting applications for Year 7 places to commence September 2020.

As part of the National Co-ordinated Admissions Arrangements across all Admissions Authorities, parents are required to complete an online application form provided by their home local authority.

This form must be completed and submitted by 31 October 2019. Please note that Thomas Telford University Technical College must be named as one of the five preferences if you wish to be considered for a place.

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. Please find the forms in the download section.

  • Our Lady and St Chad Catholic Academy
  • S. Peter’s Collegiate School
  • St Edmund’s Catholic Academy
  • The King’s Church of England School
  • The Royal School, Wolverhampton

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 2019)
  • Applicants can access their child's school place allocation online on 2 March 2020 rather than having to wait for the post

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

Primary Applications for September 2020

Parents and Carers that have a child starting Reception in September 2020 will be notified in November 2019 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 (please find the booklet in the Downloads section) which contains important information about making your school place application.

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