How To Apply For A Place At Our School

Applying for a place for your child at St. Nicholas Catholic Primary School

The Admissions Authority for our school is The Board of Directors of The St. John Paul II Multi Academy, Sutton Coldfield. Birmingham City Council coordinate the admissions process on behalf of our multi academy. Any parent wishing to apply for a place at our school should first of all read the Admissions Policy for the relevant year (see admissions policies and timetable below).

To make an application, visit


In addition to completing Birmingham City Council's application form, all parents must complete and return a copy of our school's Supplementary Information Form which can be found by clicking the link below or as an appendix to the Admissions Policy. We also require parents to complete the Certificate of Catholic Practice and Ethnicity Form


Virtual Parents Information Evening

Unfortunately, due to the current COVID-19 pandemic we have not been able to hold our usual parents information evening. In lieu of this please find below a PowerPoint containing information that would have been covered on the night, a brief message from our parish Priest Fr. Allen and a Virtual Prospectus video. If you have any further questions please do not hesitate to contact the school office.


Virtual Prospectus

Message from Fr. Allen

Information Evening PowerPoint

Admissions Arrangements for September 2021-2022

Applications must be made by 15th January 2021. A Supplementary Information Form must also be submitted to the school by this date.

All parents will be advised of the outcome of the applications on 15th April 2021 by the Local Authority on behalf of the school. All the necessary information you should need can be found using the links below.

Admission Policy 2021-2022

Supplementary Information Form

Birmingham City Council Admissions Letter 2020

Parish Boundary Map

Certificate of Catholic Practice

Ethnicity Form

In-year applications for 2020-2021

For in-year applications for the current academic year, please refer to the Admissions Policy for 2019-2020.

Admission Policy 2020/2021

Admission Appeals Timetable 2021

Future Admissions Arrangements for September 2022-2023

For those parents who are planning ahead, we always publish our agreed Admissions Policy two years in advance of application.

Admissions Policy 2022/2023

Applying for a place at Bishop Walsh School for September 2021

The main feeder school for our Year 6 pupils leaving to go to Secondary School is one of our Academy partners; Bishop Walsh Catholic School. We will support any parent with the application process so please contact the school office for any help required.

St. Nicholas Catholic Primary School Admissions Consultation

The St. John Paul II Multi Academy Board of Directors have conducted a thorough admissions consultation with all relevant stakeholders. The outcome and response has been communicated with all stakeholders following the close of the consultation. A copy of that response is available below.

Response from the Board of Directors to consultation on proposed changes to admissions