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Bishop Wilson C. of E. Primary School

“Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms.”
1 Peter 4:10


Nursery Admissions


Our Nursery is for children aged 3-4 years old. We can accept your child in the term after their third birthday. If you would like your child to attend Bishop Wilson Nursery, admissions are now handled directly by the school office. We offer 15 hours per week (or 30 hours if you are eligible). The sessions we currently offer to children are: mornings, afternoons, 2.5 days (Monday-Wednesday or Wednesday to Friday) or full time if entitled to the 30 hours. If you would like to apply for a Nursery place at Bishop Wilson for September 2023 or would like any more information, please contact the school office on 0121 770 4063. The closing date for Nursery places for September 2023 is 17th February 2023 and offers will be sent out on 27th March 2023. Parents will have 2 weeks to accept their offer and request which session they would like their child to attend. Places are offered according to our admissions policy (please see bottom of the page).


Reception Admissions


Children born between 1 September 2018-31st August 2019 start full time school in September 2023. If you would like to apply for a Reception place at Bishop Wilson C of E School, this needs to be done through Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council admissions. You can use the link below to apply.


The closing date for Reception applications is 15th January 2023. The offer date for Reception places will be 17th April 2023. Places are allocated according to our admissions policy (link at the bottom of the page).




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:

Reception places for

children starting September


16th May 2023

19th July 2023

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



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 for other Year Groups


If you have a child in education who requires a school place during the school year (moving to a new area, change of circumstances etc), parents will need to contact Solihull School Admissions Team on 0121 704 6693. They can advise you of schools in the area with spaces available or add you on to our waiting list. You will also need to complete a Supplementary Information Form, if you wish to apply under the oversubscription criteria relating to Church attendance.


Click on the link below for a copy of our Admissions Policy:




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