North Birmingham Academy


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View our 2016 Prospectus below or click here to download a copy. If you require any additional information please contact us via email at 


NBA are proud of the diverse and inclusive learning environment we promote. We are dedicated to making sure students of all abilities are welcomed, supported and challenged to achieve their full potential.

North Birmingham Academy is sponsored by the E-ACT group and is committed to an Admissions Policy which is consistent with all other maintained schools in Birmingham. Details of this criteria can be found in the Birmingham City Council Admissions booklet.  For further information about our Admissions Criteria please click here.

All parents wishing to apply should complete a local authority secondary school application form. To view the application form or for more information on how to complete your form please

Pupil Admissions Numbers

We have 180 places in Year 7-11 and 250 places in Year 12-13.

For Admissions in the normal round from Yr6 to Yr7

Year 7 places, commencing September 2017, will be allocated and notified to parents in a formal offer sent by letter on 1st March 2016 where a single secondary place will be awarded.

North Birmingham Academy, at present, follows the Birmingham City Council appeals procedure and any appeal for a Year 7 place under the normal progression from primary to secondary school should be made through the LEA. All appeals will be heard within the statutory guidelines as specified within the Admissions Code.

For late applications for Year 7 places, please contact Admissions and Appeals at Birmingham City Council who will advise you as regards availability.

For 'in year' Admissions Appeals

If you wish to appeal for a place in an oversubscribed year group the appeals process is currently administered by Birmingham City Council Admissions and Appeals who will be able to advise applicants upon the process and the timescale involved.

For transitional, Year 6 to Year 7, applications or to arrange a personal tour please contact Mrs A McNair, Office Manager email:  Tel:  0121 373 1647

If you have any further questions about the secondary transfer process, or want some help please contact the Birmingham City Council's Admissions Team on T: 0121 675 0555, E: or        W: