Admissions - how to apply for St Joseph's School

Applications for FY for Sept 2023- please click the admission criteria 2023-24 (below), the SIF form is on pages  9-11 
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In- Year Admissions – How to apply for a place at our school

In-Year Applications

An application can be made for a place for a child at any time outside the admission round and the child will be admitted where there are available places.  An application should be made via the local authority by completing the in-year admissions application form which is available from 

  As a Catholic School, parent will also need to complete a Supplementary Information Form in addition to the standard application form that is submitted to the local authority.  Supplementary Information Forms can be obtained from the school’s website at (admissions tab) or a hard copy can be provided on request by contacting the school office on 0121 354 6270 or

 Full admission arrangements for 2023/24 can be obtained at the bottom of this page .

Supplementary Information Forms must be returned directly to the school at St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Little Sutton Lane, Sutton Coldfield B75 6PB or


If a Supplementary Information Form is not submitted directly to the school this may affect the priority given to the application and could affect the likelihood of your child being offered a place.


The local authority will forward your application to the school for consideration by the governors.


Where there are places available but more applications than places, the published oversubscription criteria, as set out in the admission arrangements for 2023/2024, will be applied. The full admission arrangements can be accessed from (admissions tab) or by contacting the school office to request a hard copyParents are advised to read the admission arrangements carefully before making their application.


If there are no places available, the local authority will notify you of this decision on behalf of the governors and the child will be added to the waiting list.  Please see the admission arrangements for more details regarding waiting lists.


You will be advised of the outcome of your application in writing as soon as possible.  Applicants must be informed of the outcome of their application within 15 school days of its receipt, but the aim is to notify applicants of the outcome of their application within 10 school days of its receipt.


You have the right to appeal to an independent appeal panel if your application is unsuccessful.


If you have any questions in relation to in-year admissions please contact The school Office on 0121 354 6270.  You may also wish to discuss in-year applications with Birmingham City Council who can be contacted on 0121 3031888 or

St Joseph's Catholic Primary School serves the TWO parishes of Sacred Heart and Holy Trinity
Sacred Heart Church, 534 Lichfield Road, Four Oaks
Holy Trinity R C Church, 69 Lichfield Road, Sutton Coldfield 
Both Parishes share Fr Michael Ho as their Parish Priest