Smestow Academy is a mixed 11-18 Academy with 675 pupils.
Smestow Academy is part of an inter-LA Co-ordinated Admission Scheme. All dates referred to within this document are in line with this scheme. The City of Wolverhampton Council’s online application process will open in September 2023. Closing date for the submission of applications is 31st October 2023.
Notification date – 1st March 2024 (or next working day if 1st March is not a working day).
Pupils will be admitted without reference to ability, aptitude, race or religion. The Published Admission Number in 2024 will be 150.
Parents whose children are refused admission to the school have the right of appeal to an independent appeal panel. The necessary forms and information should be obtained from the Clerk to the Appeal Panel to whom completed forms are returned. Please mark the envelope ADMISSION – APPEAL.
In Year Admissions
The school manages its own mid-year admissions. Applications for in-year admission (age groups other than the normal year of entry) must be made to Smestow Admissions using the mid-year admissions form on Smestow Academy’s website. Parents will be notified of the outcome of their application within 15 school days of receipt of a completed mid-year application form.
Sixth Form Admission
Please Note - Siblings of Sixth Form students DO NOT qualify for a sibling claim.