Admission to St John's

Nursery Admissions

We are in charge of our own admissions to Nursery.  Should you wish to register your child for a Nursery place at St John’s, please complete the admission form below or download a copy and bring it to our school office, along with your child’s birth certificate (we are required to see the birth certificate and take a copy for our records).

Nursery places are usually offered around January/February time in the calendar year your child is due to begin.

Complete our online Nursery admission & contact form:

Click on: Admission Form and Contact Details to download a form

Click here for details of our Nursery Provision

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Headstart - wrap around care

Headstart are a private provision who operate from St John’s School site. They offer wrap around care for  children of working parents, aged between 2-11 years of age.

Contact information:

email:  headstartstjohns@yahoo.co.uk or telephone on 01543 453996

Early Years Foundation Stage

Early Years Virtual Open Moring

Admission to Reception (full time education)

Parents and carers will need to apply for Reception 2022 places online on the Walsall Council School admissions website. This portal opens on 15 November 2021 and will be available each day from 8am to 9.30pm up until the closing date of 15 January 2022.

If you have any questions about the primary admissions process and would like  support and advice, please contact the School Admissions Team:

Admissions and Appeals Team

Walsall MBC
2nd Floor
Civic Centre
Darwall Street
Walsall
WS1 1TP
Email: schooladmissionsadvice@walsall.gov.uk

If you are contacting us by email please ensure that you include your name and contact details and your child’s name and date of birth.

Guidance from Walsall Council: Oversubscription criteria for primary schools in Walsall

Reception admissions:

 If there are more applications than there are places available, places will be allocated using the Oversubscription Criteria from Walsall Council.

The following is in order of priority:

  • Children in Public Care (looked after children).
  • Pupils who have a sibling already in attendance at the school, who will be still attending the school at the proposed admission date.
  • Pupils for whom a place at the school is essential on medical or social grounds as supported in writing by a medical practitioner or a social worker. (Applications will be subject to verification by Walsall Children’s Services).
  • Distance between the home address and the school as measured in a straight line with those living closer to the school receiving the higher priority.

Midyear Admissions:

The Local Authority now deal with all midyear admissions. Parents seeking a mid-year admission should contact the admissions team for an application form on 01922 652585.

Secondary School Admissions:

Applications need to be made online at – www.walsall.gov.uk/education.  You may need to complete an additional application form for certain secondary schools (these are listed on the front of the parents information leaflet and can be downloaded from the school admissions pages of the Walsall Council website, or the website of the appropriate secondary school). 

As your child was born between 1 September 2010 and 31 August 2011 he or she is due to transfer to a secondary school in September 2022.

It is vitally important that all applications are made on time as late applicants may not receive a place at their chosen schools (Walsall Council Secondary admissions website)

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