If you have a child who will be 11 by 31 August 2024 you should register with your Local Authority and list Sandwell Academy as a preference. Online applications will open during the Summer of 2023, at this time you should make your application with your Local Authority and check with their Admissions Service for further details. Please ensure you use a working email address . The deadline for applications is usually 31 October 2023.
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 25 and Sunday 26 November 2023 .
All invitations will be emailed at the beginning of November 2022, if you do not receive an invitation to a testing session by Wednesday 22 November 2023 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 2024.
Sporting Aptitude Testing, which is an optional test, will be taking place on Saturday 7 October 2023.
Parents/Carers will be notified of the outcome of the Sporting Aptitude test onMonday 23 October 2023.While this will not guarantee an applicant a place it will allow parents/carers time to make an informed choice of school before the closing date for secondary school applications on 31 October. The Sporting Aptitude Registration Form can be found below, the deadline to complete the form is 12.00pm on Wednesday 4 October 2023.
For detailed information on Year 7 admission, we highly recommend that parents/carers attend one of our Information Evenings. Please note attendance to the Information Evenings is by appointment only. Please complete a booking form below to book a place.
Thursday 21 September 2023
Tuesday 10 October 2023
A choice of three sessions – 4.00pm, 5.30pm o 7.00pm
Should you have any queries or wish to receive a copy of the Admission documents through the post, please contact Miss Duncombe (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 the envelope used.
Should you have any queries or comments please contact Miss Duncombe (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.