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National Offer day Information for Year 7 cohort Sept 22

Please see below information from the Birmingham City Council or contact your home local authority for more information.

f you applied online and provided an email address, the local authority will email you on 1 March 2022 to tell you which secondary school your child has been offered. We cannot guarantee the exact time you will receive your email, as this will depend on your service provider. However, the local authority expect that you will receive your offer email by 4pm on Tuesday 1 March 2022.

Please ensure you check your junk/spam folder for your email address you provided.

The local authority will also send you a formal offer letter that will be posted by 1st class post on Tuesday 1 March 2022. Please allow at least three working days for your letter to arrive.

The offer letter will explain how to accept or refuse the offer that has been made.

Please do not contact Birmingham City Council before you receive the notification of your child’s school place. The Birmingham City Council School Admissions team will be unable to inform you by telephone what secondary school has been offered to your child until Monday 7 March 2022.


Accept the place offered

The formal offer letter will explain the process.


Waiting list

The waiting list will move up and down as offers are accepted or declined. If your first preference was Nishkam High School Birmingham and you were not offered a place you will automatically be on the waiting list until the 31st December 2022. Please note we do not give out waiting list position information as it can change on a daily basis. The waiting list will be ranked only when a place becomes available using the over subscription criteria. If you would like to join the waiting list please contact your home local authority and complete a SIF form if applying for a faith place. The waiting list is held in accordance with the admission criteria of the school, not in order of applications received. All waiting lists are cleared at the end of each academic year, and no names are carried forward into the next academic year.


Your right to appeal

If your child has not been offered a place at Nishkam High School Birmingham, you have the right to appeal to an independent appeal panel.

You can only lodge an appeal if you have;

•           received notification that the local authority have not been able to offer you the school of your preference

•           listed the school on your application form

Appeal forms and more information about appeals can be found of on Birmingham City Council School Appeals page.

The closing date for primary appeals is 29th March 2022.

Any questions please email