Admissions

We welcome all admissions.  We have open sessions for prosepective nursery and reception parents in the October and November prior to applications being made.  If you are applying for a place at any other time for any other year group please contact us to make an appointment to visit us.

Applications for a Nursery Place

If you would like to apply for a nursery place to start in September 2019, you should apply online to Solihull Council by 01 December 2018.  You may make a late online application after the closing date, but this will have implications should we be oversubscribed. Offers will be made 31 January 2019

Berkswell School Nursery Application Form
 

Applications for a Reception Place

If you would like to apply for a reception place to start in September 2019 you should apply online to your home council by 15 January 2019.  If you miss the closing date you should contact your home council, again this will have implications should we be oversubscribed. Offers will be made 16 April 2019.

Our Admission Policies are available to view  here 

 
Admission Arrangements

These documents explain how we will work with Solihull Council throughout the applicaiton process.  They also show how places will be offered if there are more applications than places available.  These arrangements are reviewed and published every year.

Please see our Policies section of our website for our Admission Policy this outlines our Admission Arrangements.

Further details on the admissions procedure for Solihull Local Authority schools may be found at www.solihull.gov.uk/admissions
 

Admission Appeals Information
 

To make an appeal you must write to the Chair of Governors, care of the Berkswell School using the appeals form below.  Berkswell School is a Voluntary Aided School within the Diocese of Coventry and as such appeals are heard by an independent appeals panel organised by Coventry Diocese.  Appeals will be heard within the following timeframe.

Appeals Form PDF
Appeals Form Word

If you are not offered a place at this school you have the right of appeal against the decision not to allocate a place to your child. 

Your appeal will be heard within the following timetable:

 

Deadline for receipt of your written appeal:

Your appeal will be heard by:

Reception places for children starting September 2019

24 May 2019

week commencing 17th June

Any appeals received after the deadline will be heard within the statutory timescales as set out in the School Admissions Appeals Code

 

Further details for the appeals information 2019 can be found below

Proposed In-Year Appeal Hearing Dates – 2019

Monday 21st January

Wednesday 27th February

Monday 18th March

Thursday 11th April

Friday 24th May

Friday 21st June

Monday 15th July

Monday 16th September

Thursday 17th October

Monday 11th November

Thursday 12th December

Main Round Appeals – Primary

(National Offer Day – on or around 16th April 2019)

Deadline for appeals to be lodged – 24th May

Appeals to be heard week commencing 17th June

Late appeals will be heard within the statutory timescales published in the School Admission Appeals Code


If you have any queries regarding appeals you should contact Joanne Evans at Coventry Diocese, her email is joanne.evans@CovCofE.org