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Admissions Policy

To view St Elizabeth's School Admissions Policy, please click the appropriate link below:
Admissions Policy 2023/24
Admission Policy 2024/25
Admission Policy 2025/26

Primary School Admissions

You need to apply for September 2024 if your child's fifth birthday is between 1 September 2024 and 31 August 2025 for a place at first, infant or primary school.

Applications close on January 15th 2024. National offers day is 16th April 2024 - all parents will receive their Primary School offer on that date.

Mid Year Applications

If you want to apply to change schools during the academic year, or your child does not currently have a school place, please see the information on in-year admissions.

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 to the school by completing the in-year admissions application form which is available from our school office or by requesting a copy by emailing

Completed application forms must be returned to the school office at St Elizabeth’s Catholic Primary School, Claremont Road, Tamworth, Staffs, B79 8EN.

Where there are places available but more applications than places, the published over subscription criteria, as set out in the admission arrangements for 2023/24 will be applied. The full admission arrangements can be accessed at or by contacting the school office to request a hard copy.  Parents are advised to read the admission arrangements carefully before making their application.

If there are no places available, the child will be added to the waiting list and further information relating to this will be included in the letter sent from the school advising you of the outcome of your application.  Please see the admission arrangements for more details.

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  You may also wish to discuss in-year applications with the local authority Staffordshire County Council (see

If you are moving to Staffordshire from abroad, please see the information on moving from overseas.


Visit our School
St Elizabeth's School welcomes parents to view our school, please telephone the school office on 01827 214 000 to make an appointment.  In addition, please watch our school's video and view our school prospectus which is available to watch via Home Page. 

Useful Information

How Do I Appeal?

Should your application to Primary School have been unsuccessful, you can make an appeal either by completing the online form, or by post using the Appeals Form

Please click HERE to view the timetable for all appeals for St Elizabeth's Primary school 2024 

Secondary School Admissions

Applications to secondary schools (for Children in Year 6) can be made from 1st September 2023 and the closing date for applications is the 31 October 2023.  The quickest way to make an application is to apply online - a link to the Staffordshire County Council website 'Admissions Page' is below for your assistance. 

Parents will receive a personalised letter from school in the first week of the academic year with further details about the process.

Secondary School - Apply On-line


Notification of your appeal date is sent to you via email and parents will be given at least 10 school days notice. Your appeal will be heard within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged. For details please click here: Staffordshire school appeals

Please click here for changes to the appeals process due to Covid 19.