Year 7: Admissions September 2020

Admissions for Year 7 for September 2020


If you have a child who will be 11 by 31 August 2020 you should register with your Local Authority and list Sandwell Academy as a preference. Online applications will open during the summer of 2019, you should make your application with your Local Authority and check with their Admissions Service for further details and deadlines.

All children who list Sandwell Academy as a preference with their Local Authority will be invited to sit a Non Verbal Reasoning Test. This is not a pass or fail test. There is not a separate registration form for the NVR test. Children must sit this test to be considered for a place at Sandwell Academy, testing will take place Saturday 30 November & Sunday 1 December 2019.

If you have not received an invitation to a testing session by Wednesday 27 November 2019 you must contact the Academy, due to the large number of applications the Academy is unable to check that each individual applicant has received their invitation to a testing session. It will be assumed that applicants who fail to attend their scheduled session no longer wish to be considered for admission to Sandwell Academy for Year 7 2020.

If you wish for your child to be assessed for Sporting Aptitude, which is an optional test, and be provided with the outcome before 31 October 2019, you will need to complete and return the Sandwell Academy Sporting Aptitude Registration Formby Wednesday 9 October 2019. Testing will take place Saturday 12 October 2019.

Those who return the Sporting Aptitude Registration Form after this date will be allocated a Sporting Aptitude assessmentafter 31 October 2019. Further testing will take place Saturday 14 December 2019.


Information Evenings

For detailed information on Year 7 admission we highly recommend that parents/carers attend one of our Information Evenings on Thursday 19 September 2019 or

Tuesday 8 October 2019. Please note attendance to the Information Evenings is by appointment only. Please complete the booking form below to book a place.

For further information or to receive a copy of the Admission documents through the post, please contact Miss Green (Admissions Officer) by email:

Sandwell Academy Centroid Points Map
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Sports Aptitude Registration Form 2020
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Year 7 Rules of Admission 2020
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Questions or Queries?

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.