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How to Apply

Summary of application process

Pupil admissions will open for Reception year (age 4) on 1st October 2020. Please do not apply before 11th September 2020.  

You may choose to apply for either through a:

1. 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. 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 15th January 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 the following:

Place of worship is open

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 and upload to the relevant section by 15th January 2021.

Place of worship is inaccessible

Variation to the Supplementary Information Form - Approved by Regional Schools Commissioner acting on behalf of the Secretary of State

If your place of worship is inaccessible due to COVID-19, please make a self-declaration with your own signature. In this case, the entire form can be completed on line by 15th January 2021.

Please note any incorrect or incomplete Supplementary forms will be rejected and the place will automatically be ranked under 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 (16th April 2021).


Please see 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 

Determined Admissions Arrangements 2021-2022
Admissions Criteria
Supplementary Information Form
Determined Admissions Arrangements for 2020-2021
Admissions Criteria  
Supplementary Information Form  
In Year Admissions Arrangements 
Admissions Criteria
Supplementary Information Form

For an In year application form please click on Wolverhampton In Year Admissions


For Appeals against a decision not to offer your child a school place, please go to Appeals