Summary of application process
Pupil Admissions will open for Year 7 on 1st September 2020.
You may choose to apply either through:
1. A Faith category place (50% of all places). If you are a practising member of a religion you may choose to apply through this category. Please complete Steps 1 and 2.
2. An Open place (the remaining 50% of places). If you are not a practising member of a faith please complete Step 1 only.
STEP 1 - For all applicants
All applicants must complete the Preference/Application Form for school’s admissions from your Local Authority, where you live, before 31st October 2020.
The Local Authority Preference/Application full guidance and form for school admissions may be found on the following websites (depending on where you live), for example:
Please ensure if you are applying under the staff or sibling category this is stated when completing your preferences.
STEP 2 - for Faith category places only
If you are applying for a place based on faith, (50% of all places), please kindly complete this application by;
- for age 11 (Year 7) places: 31st October 2020
Please download and complete the Nishkam school’s Supplementary Information Form (SIF). Please ensure it is also countersigned by the appropriate religious authority by obtaining the signature and stamp from the place of worship. Complete the online form https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/NHSBSIF , on which you will be requested to upload the countersigned section.
If your place of worship is inaccessible due to COVID-19, and therefore you are unable to obtain a signature from your place of worship. please instead make a self-declaration with your own signature on this form. In this case, the entire form can be completed on the following link: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/NHSBSIF .
Please note any incorrect or incomplete Supplementary forms, or forms received beyond the relevant deadlines, will unfortunately have to be legally rejected and the place will automatically be ranked within the open category.
STEP 3 - Notification
Your Local Authority in which you live will notify you of which school your child has gained a place in on National Offer Day (2nd March 2021).
For further information please contact the school office on 0121 348 7660 or email Enquiries.NHSB@nishkamschools.org
Please go to the following page for Frequently Asked Questions
Please go to the following page for our Prospectus and Journals
Please go to the following page for our Open Events Information
|In Year Admissions Arrangements|
|Admissions Criteria Yr 12|
|Supplementary Information Form|
|For an In year application form please click on BCC In Year Admissions|
Appeals against a decision not to offer you a school place are administered by the School Admissions and Pupil Placements Service, Birmingham City Council. Full details are available on the following link: