Admissions 2017-05-24T10:46:46+00:00

Admission to Nunnery Wood High School

Nunnery Wood is a popular 11-16 Academy committed to serving its local community. We hold an Open Evening and Open Day for prospective students and parents/carers every September. Please see this website for more details closer to the time. If you would like an opportunity to look around please contact the Headteacher’s PA, Mrs Helen West (01905 363636 / 01905 363657 or Email) and we will be happy to arrange a tour.

We have six feeder primary schools

  • Cherry Orchard Primary School
  • Nunnery Wood Primary School
  • Perry Wood Primary School
  • Red Hill CE Primary School
  • Stanley Road Primary School
  • Whittington CE Primary School

Please note that attendance at one of these feeder schools does not guarantee a place at Nunnery Wood High School. For more information, see our Admissions Policy below.

Our Catchment Area

Catchment Area

If you are unsure as to whether you are in our catchment area, then visit:

http://www.worcestershire.gov.uk/cms/school-information/school-admissions.aspx

and choose “Catchment Areas” where you will be able to enter your postcode and find which schools’ catchment areas you live in.

Admissions for Year 7 September 2017

The admission number for Year 7 is 270.
The first step to apply for a place is for parents/carers to complete an application form, available from Worcestershire County Council, www.worcestershire.gov.uk or their Local Authority. Applicants apply on line and there is also more information available there about the admissions 2017 timetable, booklets and guides and fact sheets.  The closing date for applications is 31 October 2016 in line with Local Authority co-ordinated admission scheme deadlines.  The offer notification date from the Local Authority to parents is 1st March 2017.

After the offer of a school place is made by Worcestershire County Council you have 20 days to lodge an appeal, i.e. by the 29th March. Any requests for an appeal for a place for September 2017 should be sent in writing to Nunnery Wood High School.

Any requests for appeals received by the deadline (29th March) will be heard during May/June 2017.
Any appeals received after the deadline (29th March) will be heard during September 2017. 

Policies

Our Admissions policies for students are available to download by clicking the links below:

Admissions Policy for students starting in 2016/17

Admissions Policy for students starting in 2017/18

Admissions Policy for students starting in 2018/19

Applying for a Place at Nunnery Wood High School

For those who are seeking a place as part of the normal annual Year 7 intake in September, the Admissions process is co-ordinated by Worcestershire County Council’s Pupil Admissions Department and their application form either can be downloaded or completed online.

To view the WCC School Admissions site and access school admission forms go to:

http://www.worcestershire.gov.uk/cms/school-information/school-admissions.aspx

Information on primary to high school transfer is provided to parents by their child’s primary school at the start of their Year 6.

For those who are seeking a place outside of the admission time or in a different year group, the Headteacher, Mr Powell, is always happy to discuss place availability and to offer prospective parent(s)/carer(s) and students a tour of the school. Please contact the Headteacher’s PA, Mrs Helen West, (01905 363636 or Email) with queries or to arrange a tour.