If you wish to apply for a place at Shireland Hall Primary Academy for your child, please see the relevant section below depending on the age of your child.  All prospective parents are encouraged to contact school to book a place on our next Open Day or to request a visit.

Nursery Admissions Process

At Shireland Hall we offer free nursery places (15 hours per week) to children form the age of three.  

If your child currently attends another Nursery setting, your 15 free hours can be transferred to Shireland Hall.

Subject to availability of places, nursery age children attend EITHER:

Acorns Class: 8:30am - 11:30am on Monday to Friday 


Conkers Class: 12:30pm - 3:30pm on Monday to Friday

If you would like to apply for a Nursery place for your child at Shireland Hall Primary Academy, the following process applies:

1. Download and complete the 'Primary School Application' form (below)

2. Return either a hard copy or electronic version of the completed form to the academy

Reception Admissions Process

Applications for Reception places at Shireland Hall Primary Academy are welcomed from families living in any local authority.  Children start in Reception during the September following their fourth birthday.  The application window usually opens in October, and closes mid-January prior to the September the child would start in Reception.

Applications for Reception places MUST be made through the child's home local authority.   The application process varies between LAs so please contact the local authority in which the child lives for further information.

Sandwell Local Authority, go to

Birmingham Local Authority, go to

Dudley Local Authority, go to 

Walsall Local Authority, go to

If you require any support with your application, please contact school.

TEFAT's Admission Arrangements can be found here.

Mid-Year Admissions Process

If you would like your child to move to Shireland Hall Primary Academy from another school, in any year group other than during the first term of Reception, the following process applies:

1. Download and complete our 'Primary School Application' mid-year transfer application form (below)

2. Return either a hard copy or electronic version of the completed form to the academy.  Electronic forms should be emailed to

3. The Academy identifies whether a place is available in the relevant year group

3. When a place is offered, the academy will make contact with parents or carers to arrange for full pupil admission details to be collected, an induction visit to be arranged and a start date to be agreed.  Home visits are also carried for children who do not already have any siblings in school.

4. Waiting lists are re-set each September.  If your child is on the waiting list and has not been offered a place by the end of the academic year, the application will need to be re-submitted at the start of the next academic year in order to remain on the waiting list.


For our admissions policies, please click on the policies button here :

If you have any queries, or require any further information please contact