Admissions

Plantsbrook Application Process

How to make an In-Year application

https://www.birmingham.gov.uk/info/20119/school_admissions/587/in-year_school_admissions

How to apply for Year 7 in September 2018 – all applications must be made online. Our school Published Admission Number (PAN) is 240.

https://www.birmingham.gov.uk/schooladmissions

Previous admission pattern at the time of offer of places for Year 7

In 2015, 2016 and 2017 this school received more applications than there were places available.

2015 – 1253 preferences received ranking the school 1 – 6. Last child admitted lived 2.791 Km from the school

2016 – 1439 preferences received ranking the school 1 – 6. Last child admitted lived

2.140 Km from the school

2017 – 1528 references received ranking the school 1 – 6. Last child admitted lived 2.772 Km from the school

Admission Criteria

Where there are more applications than there are places available, places will be allocated based on the following order of priority:

1 Looked after or previously looked after children.

2 Brothers or sisters (as defined by the Local Authority) of children at the school in the year of admission.

3 Distance (Distance measured from the applicant’s home address to the centre of the main school building).

 Waiting list

Following the offer of places, a waiting list will be kept in strict oversubscription criteria order until at least the end of the first academic term. Each added child will require the list to be ranked again in line with the oversubscription criteria.

Appeals

Appeals are administered by the Local Authority for this School. Parents who wish to appeal against the decision to refuse their child admission should go to www.birmingham.gov.uk/schooladmissions to find the appeal form. Appeals will be heard by an independent panel.

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