Admissions Information

2020 - 2021 Admissions Into Year 7

Barr Beacon School is a mixed 11-18 Academy with 1530 pupils.

Barr Beacon School is part of an inter-Local Authority Co-ordinated Admission Scheme. Walsall Council’s online application process will open in September 2019. Closing date for the submission of applications is 31st October 2019. Notification date – 1st March 2020.

Pupils will be admitted without reference to ability, aptitude, race or religion. The Published Admission Number in 2020 will be 252.



Parents whose children are refused admission to the school have the right of appeal to an independent appeal panel. The necessary forms and information should be obtained from the Clerk to the Appeal Panel, Barr Beacon School, Old Hall Lane, Aldridge, Walsall, WS9 0RF to whom completed forms are returned. Please mark the envelope ADMISSION – APPEAL.

Appeals in respect of Year 7 intake for September 2020 should be lodged by Friday 24th April 2020.

In Year Admissions

Applications for in-year admission (age groups other than the normal year of entry) must be made to Barr Beacon School Admissions.

Sixth Form Admission

Please Note - Siblings of Sixth Form students DO NOT qualify for a sibling claim.