Admissions Policy

Smith’s Wood Academy is consulting on its admission arrangements for 2019-20 from 20th December 2017 to 31st January 2018.  You can download a copy here Admissions Policy 2019-20.

If you have any comments or views please send them in writing to Mrs Craig at the Academy by 5pm on 31 January 2018. You views can also be emailed to Mrs Schilling, PA to the Head of Academy on


If you are not offered a place at this school you have the right of appeal against the decision not to allocate a place to your child.  Appeals are heard by an independent panel.  You can get an appeal form from School Admissions on 0121 704 6693 or

Your appeal will be heard within the following timetable:


Closing date for receipt of your written appeal: Your appeal will be heard by:
Secondary places for children starting in September 2018 29 March 2018 18 June 2018
Change of school (application at any time other than normal intake) 20 school days after your outcome letter 30 school days after your appeal form has been received.
Appeals received after the closing date will be heard within the schedule, if possible. However, if the form is received in late June the appeal may not be heard until after the school summer holidays.  Appeals are not heard during the school holidays.
Admissions Policy