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Admissions

Admissions for September 2024:

 

If you have a child born between 1st September 2019 and 31st August 2020 he/she will be eligible to start school on 1st September 2024.

 

 

To apply for a place in Reception class you will need to submit 2 applications

1. You will need to apply online at https://www.birmingham.gov.uk/schooladmissions

2. You will need to return a completed supplementary information form to the school office together with evidence of your home address and your child's birth and baptismal certificates. Supplementary information forms for September 2024 admission are now available from the school office.

We would strongly recommend that you visit your preferred schools and ensure that you read The ‘Primary School Admissions Criteria 2024 Information’ prior to submitting your application.

 

 

Please remember to complete both processes.

 

Online applications will receive an immediate email confirmation when the application is submitted. Those online applicants who have not provided an email address will receive an acknowledgment letter through the post. 

 

Online applicants who submit their application with a valid email address will be sent an offer by email on 16th April 2024. Parents/Guardians who submitted an online application without a valid email address will be sent an offer letter by first class post on 17th April 2024, which should be delivered by the end of that week.

Finally, please remember, you do not need to have the internet at home. You can apply online from any computer with internet access – such as in a library, an internet café or if you are able from a computer whilst at work.

 

If you have any questions about your child starting school, please do not hesitate to contact a member of Children’s Services on 0121 303 1888 where staff will be pleased to offer assistance.

 

 

The closing date for applications is 15th January 2024

 

In addition to this, most schools hold open days and evenings where parents and children can visit and talk to teachers and current pupils. Those schools that have submitted open sessions can be viewed here:

 

https://myed.com/birmingham-school-open-days

 

If a school’s open sessions do not appear on the above link please contact them directly.

 

 

Open Evenings for prospective  Reception class parents: To be arranged

 

 

 

Admission Criteria & Policy:

ADMISSIONS APPEALS TIMETABLE 2023

In-Year Applications

An application can be made for a place for a child at any time outside the admission round and the child will be admitted where there are available places. An application should be made to the school by completing the in-year admissions application form which can be found here:

 

Click here to download the In Year Application Form
 

and the schools supplementary information form- SIF.

A hard copy of the application form can be obtained by contacting the school office at 0121 464 3150 or via email enquiry@englishmartyrs.bham.sch.uk

 

Completed application forms must be and returned to the School Office.

 

Where there are places available but more applications than places, the published oversubscription criteria, as set out in the admission arrangements for 2023/2024 will be applied. Parents are advised to read the admission arrangements carefully before making their application.

 

If there are no places available, the child will be added to the waiting list and further information relating to this will be included in the letter sent from the school advising you of the outcome of your application. Please see the admission arrangements for more details.

 

You will be advised of the outcome of your application in writing as soon as possible. Applicants must be informed of the outcome of their application within 15 school days of its receipt, but the aim is to notify applicants of the outcome of their application within 10 school days of its receipt.

 

You have the right to appeal to an independent appeal panel if your application is unsuccessful.

 

If you have any questions in relation to in-year admissions please contact the school office 0121 464 3150. You may also wish to discuss in-year applications with the local authority 0121 303 1888.

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