Students are admitted to Hillcrest each year with regard to the Authority admissions policy up to the standard limit of 120 places. The criteria for admissions is as follows:

  1. Students who are looked after by the Local Authority (Children in Public Care); who will be guaranteed a place at their nearest community school if it is not possible to meet any of their preferences.
  2. Children with a statement of educational needs and/or disabilities as defined by the Codes of Practice, who will be allocated a place at their nearest community school if it is not possible to meet any of their preferences.
  3. Students who have elder brothers and sisters who will still be in attendance at the school in September of the current academic year.
  4. Students who live nearest the school by straight line measurement.

To learn more about the Birmingham LEA admissions policy visit their website here:

Birmingham School Admissions and Appeals Service