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Admissions to Fairfax
On our admissions page you will find all the information you need whether you are applying to join Fairfax at Year 7, Sixth Form or In-Year.
New Year 7 Intake
A very warm welcome to Fairfax from all the staff at the academy to our new Year 7 students, parents and carers. In this section, you will find information to prepare you for the new school year.
OPEN EVENING: Tuesday, 19 September 2023 – 6:00pm
How to apply for Year 7 in September 2024:
When open, an application must be made online at www.birmingham.gov.uk/schooladmissions
or by using a Local Authority Preference Form. The Appeals Code is included in the download.
If you have a child in Year 6 who wishes to come to Fairfax under the sibling rule and a child in the current Year 11, an application to Sixth Form must be made by the Year 11 student by 16th December 2022.
Fairfax Academy has a strong tradition in promoting the Performing Arts through its Annual Eisteddfod Festival. Students can opt to sit an aptitude assessment for admission to Fairfax Academy. The assessment will test aptitude in The Performing Arts: Dance, Drama or Music.
Applicants who wish to be considered for a place under the aptitude assessment will be required to complete an “Optional Assessment Test – Application Form” and indicate the school as a preference on the on-line application form.
Aptitude Assessment Application Deadline
|Friday, 29 September 2023 by 3.00pm|
Aptitude Assessment Invitation Email
|Week beginning 9 October 2023|
Aptitude Assessment Workshop
Wednesday 18 October 2023
Cohort 1 – 3.00pm
Sixth Form Admissions
For 6th form admissions, please visit our dedicated webpage: https://fairfaxacademy.wpengine.com/academy-life/sixth-form/
- Hand-Delivered to Main Reception
- By email (firstname.lastname@example.org)
This would need to be returned to Fairfax Academy with proof of address, either:
- Birth Certificate
- Utility Bill (less than 6 months old)
For our admissions criteria, please see the link above.