School Admission

How to apply….

Sir John Talbot’s School is an open access comprehensive school catering for children aged between 11 and 18.

The admissions policy is determined by Shropshire Council, which is the Admissions Authority for all Community and Voluntary Controlled schools in Shropshire.

Shropshire residents

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

Shropshire Council
Learning and Skills
Shirehall
Abbey Foregate
Shrewsbury
Shropshire
SY2 6ND
Tel: 0345 6789 008
school-admissions@shropshire.gov.uk
www.shropshire.gov.uk/schools/school-admissions

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

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

To apply to the Sixth Form, please download the Application Form and return to:

The Head of Sixth Form
Sir John Talbot’s School
Tilstock Road
Whitchurch
Shropshire
SY13 2BY