Admission

This policy outlines clearly and simply the procedures and protocols which are currently in operation around admissions into Gospel Oak School. We have taken the decision to carry on working closely with the Local Authority to ensure that all arrangements are both transparent and fair. Please find Gospel Oak School admissions Policy here.

Applications

September Applications

If you are a parent of a year 6 child and wish to apply for a school place to start in September please click here.  Please be aware we are an oversubscribed school.

If you require any assistance when applying online – please email annual_schooladmissions@sandwell.gov.uk

Midyear Application

If you wish to move your child from one secondary school to another secondary school during the school year click here

Please contact Sandwell if you require any further help or information on how to change schools in the middle of the year:

Admissions and Appeals Service
PO Box 16230
Sandwell Council House
Freeth Street
Oldbury B69 9EX

Email: midyear_admissions@sandwell.gov.uk

Sandwell Publications

Coordinated Admissions

Every council has a duty to publish schemes which set out the administrative arrangements to be followed for the co-ordination of applications for admission each September.

For admissions to secondary schools, coordination  arrangements must cover all applicants living in the area of the local authority even though one or more of their preferences may include schools outside of the local authority.

Coordinated Admission Scheme 2021-2022

Coordinated Admission Scheme 2022-2023

Admissions Arrangements

In accordance with the requirements of the Admissions Code, the admission arrangements for community and controlled schools for September 2021 and 2022 have been formally determined and can be found on the link’s below.

Admissions arrangements and agreed schemes for coordinated admissions to Sandwell primary and secondary schools for children entering Sandwell schools for the first time 2021-2022 and 2022-2023.

Determined admission arrangements 2021-2022

Determined admission arrangements 2022-2023

Changing schools 

Changing schools in the middle of the year. Mid-year applications are when you apply to transfer your child from school to another during the school year. 

If you wish to apply for a Sandwell school during the course of the school year, please download the relevant form and follow the instructions on the form. The link to the relevant Sandwell website can be found here.