How to apply….

Shrewsbury Academy is an open access comprehensive school catering for children aged between 11 and 16.

Our admission policies can be found here.

Mid-Term (In Year) Applications to Transfer Schools

Please complete the following form and send to the school reception and we will respond to your request as soon as possible. The email address is

Application form

For applications to join Year 7 in September

Shropshire residents

If you live in Shropshire, all enquiries regarding admissions should be addressed to:

Shropshire Council
Learning and Skills
Abbey Foregate
Tel: 0345 6789 008

Catchment areas for schools can be viewed on Localview which can be found on the above website address.

Shropshire Council – Notice to Parents/Carers – School Admission Arrangements 2023/24 

Residents living outside of Shropshire

If you are planning to move to Shropshire around the time that your child would like to enrol, please contact the Admissions Team at Shropshire Council.

If you live in surrounding counties or across the border in Wales, you will need to firstly apply to your local council. They will then communicate with Shropshire Council regarding your application.

Applications from outside of the immediate catchment area are very common and openly welcomed.

Applying to The Sixth Form

We have 3 Sixth Forms across the Trust – please visit their websites for more information.

The Grove Sixth Form      The Marches Sixth Form       Sir John Talbot’s Sixth Form