Applications for Year 7 2020 are closed.
If you have any questions or concerns about your child’s application please contact your Local Authority. If you have a child who will be 11 by 31 August 2020 and you have not made an application for secondary school you should contact your Local Authority immediately.
Parents/Carers will be notified of the outcome of their child’s application to Secondary School on Monday 2 March 2020.
Parents/Carers will receive notification from the Local Authority and Sandwell Academy, providing Sandwell Academy has been named as a preference on the online application form, informing you whether or not your child has been offered a place at Sandwell Academy. Please allow up to five working days for your notification to arrive by post. Please do not contact the Academy before you have received your letter.
Should your child be offered a place at Sandwell Academy, further details will be sent to you in the post. Please be aware that you must respond by Friday 20 March 2020.
Should your child not be offered a place at Sandwell Academy, further details about the Academy’s waiting list and appeals procedure will be sent to you in the post. Please be aware that you must respond by Friday 20 March 2020 if you would like your child to join the waiting list. Unsuccessful applicants will also receive a Frequently Asked Questions document that answers some of the most commonly asked questions. Please ensure you have read this document before calling or emailing with an enquiry.
Any enquiries about distance measurements, banding, the waiting list or appeals must be made in writing. Please include your child’s full name, date of birth and address when making these enquiries. We will receive a very high number of enquiries at this time, we will aim to answer all enquiries within five working days. During this time please do not re-send email enquiries, if you do not receive a reply within five working days please call the Academy Reception.
Please find Sandwell Academy’s appeals timetable outlined below:
Year 7 Admissions, September 2020 - Appeals Timetable
2 March 2020
Parents/Carers notified of outcome of application
27 March 2020
Deadline for submission of written appeal requests (20 school days from notification of outcome of application)
16 April 2020
Appeal hearing appointment letters posted to Parents/Carers
17 April 2020
Deadline for submission of further documents/evidence in support of appeal – any information or evidence not submitted by this date might not be considered by the Independent Appeal Panel at the appeal hearing.
11 – 15 May 2020
Appeals heard by Independent Appeal Panel
Should you have any queries please contact Miss Green (Admissions Officer) by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or post: Admissions Officer, Sandwell Academy, Halfords Lane, West Bromwich, West Midlands, B71 4LG. Please ensure that the correct postage is paid for the size of envelope used.
Should you have any queries or comments please contact Miss Green (Admissions Officer) by either:
Or by post:
Admissions Officer,Sandwell Academy,Halfords Lane,West Bromwich,West Midlands,B71 4LG.
Please ensure that the correct postage is paid for the size of envelope used.