Welford Primary School

Diversity Is Our Strength & Together We Succeed

Welford Road, Handsworth, Birmingham, West Midlands B20 2BL

As your first point of contact, please call the office staff (Miss Jolley, Mrs Marva and Miss Hussain) who will happily deal with your enquiry.


0121 464 9228

WELCOME to Welford Primary School

Welford Primary School Admissions

Welford Primary School is a two form entry school located in Handsworth, Birmingham.

As a Local Authority school, the Local Authority manages the school's admissions process for Reception and Year 7 applications.


Places in Reception to Year 6 classes are offered in the following order of priority:

  • Looked after or previously looked after children.
  • Brothers or sisters (as defined by the Local Authority) of children at Welford Primary School in the year of admission.
  • Those who live nearest the school


To read the Determined Admission Arrangements for Community Schools as set out by Birmingham City Council, please click on the document below.

Determined Admission Arrangements 2023 - 2024


For details on how to apply for a place at Welford Nursery, please click here.

For details on how to apply for a Reception place at Welford Primary School, please click here.


Admission into Years 1 to 6


If your child is between the ages of 4 and 11 you can apply for her/him to be admitted to the school. 

Your child’s name will be placed on the school’s official waiting list which is shared with the Local Authority.

When there is a place available she/he will go into a class suitable to her/his age. 

Places are limited to 30 in each class (60 children in each year group).

Children are admitted into years 1 to 6 when there is a vacancy in their appropriate year group.

To apply for a place at Welford Primary School, please collect an application form from the main school office. Alternatively, you can download the application form by clicking here.


For information about admission procedures for Birmingham City Council, please click on the link below.

In-year school admissions | Birmingham City Council

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the main school office on 0121 464 9228 where a member of the office staff will be happy to help with your enquiry.