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Summary of September 2020 admissions to oversubscribed secondary schools

Please note that this information was correct as at February 2020. Changes may have taken place between the date this information was compiled and the date you are viewing it.

Overall first preference figures

  • 95% of first preferences made for admission to high school at year 9 were successful (including JCB Academy).
  • 93.09% of first preferences made for admission to secondary school at year 7 were successful.

The percentage of first preference applications agreed within each area is as follows:

AreaPreference agreed
Biddulph 100%
Blythe Bridge 96.5%
Burntwood 83.1%
Burton on Trent 92.7%
Cannock 100%
Cheadle 89.8%
Cheslyn Hay / Great Wyrley 100%
Codsall 100%
Endon 94.9%
Kidsgrove 100%
Kinver / Wombourne 100%
Leek 100%
Lichfield 90.3%
Newcastle under Lyme 91.6%
Penkridge 100%
Rugeley 100%
Stafford 94.4%
Stone 100%
Tamworth 93.8%
Uttoxeter 42.9%
Werrington 72.08%

School admission figures

Key to headings

First preferences: The total number of first preference applications for admission to the school.

Published admission number: The published number used to determine the maximum number of places available for admission.

Number allocated: Total number of children due to be admitted to the school in September 2019.

Number refused: The total number of unsuccessful applicants.

SchoolFirst preferencesPublished admission numberNumber allocatedNumber refused
Blythe Bridge High School and Sixth Form 175 180 180 12
Chesterton Community Sports College 208 170 170 43
Endon High School 138 140 140 21
Erasmus Darwin Academy 257 185 185 77
JCB Academy 354 132 152 202
John Taylor Free School 314 240 240 82
John Taylor High School - A Science and Leadership Academy 277 261 261 36
King Edward VI School, Lichfield 237 250 250 32
Kinver High School 121 120 120 28
Landau Forte Academy, Amington 238 192 192 57
Moorside High School 221 145 165 70
Painsley Catholic College 257 228 228 42
Sir Graham Balfour School 198 170 180 26
St. John Fisher Catholic College 217 200 200 68
The Friary School 231 210 210 51
The JCB Academy, Rocester  129 66 Unknown Refer to Academy directly
The Weston Road Academy 200 182 200 17
Walton High School 230 210 216 29

School admission criteria

Key to headings

Children in care: Includes those children currently in public care and formerly in public care as defined within school admissions regulations (formerly in public care relates to children who have achieved permanency through adoption, special guardianships or care orders.

EHCP: Children with an education health care plan allocated places.

Furthest distance: Indicates the distance of the last child admitted under the distance criteria where applicable.

SchoolChildren in careEHCPSiblingCatchmentMajor contrib. schoolsMedical/ exceptionStaff childDistanceFurthest distance (miles)Allowed at appeal (if known)
Blythe Bridge High School and Sixth Form 6 1 61 53 44 0 N/A 15 2.75 0 of 1
Chesterton Community Sports College 2 1 63 71 N/A 0 N/A 33 1.15 0 of 20
Endon High School 3 3 46 35 27 0 N/A 26 2.27 0 of 0 
Erasmus Darwin Academy Refer to the academy directly
John Taylor Free School 4 5 39 17 N/A N/A 2 175 5.3 0 of 16 
John Taylor High School - A Science and Leadership Academy 4 3 31 188 22 N/A 2 11 4.2  
King Edward VI School, Lichfield 7 1 75 68 N/A 0 N/A 99 4.81 0 of 7 
Landau Forte Academy, Amington 2 1 79 100 N/A 0 N/A 10 0.61 13 of 13
Moorside High School 4 1 64 53 13 0 N/A 30 2.59 1 of 10
Painsley Catholic College Refer to the academy directly
Sir Graham Balfour School 4 1 64 111 N/A 0 N/A 0 N/A  1 of 13
St. John Fisher Catholic College Refer to the academy directly
The Friary School 3 0 68 85 N/A 0 N/A 54 3.47  0 of 7
The JCB Academy, Rocester Refer to Academy directly
The Weston Road Academy 3 2 76 118 N/A 0 0 0 N/A  1 of 11
Walton High School 2 1 101 82 30 0 0 0 N/A  0 of 4

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