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

Reception 2024 Admissions Information

Thank you for taking the time to visit our school website and for considering Welford Primary School for your child.

We hope that the information on this page will help to answer any questions you may have.

However, if you have any additional questions or require further information, please do not hesitate to contact the main school office on

0121 464 9228 where a member of staff will be happy to assist you.

Admissions into Reception

There are 60 full time places in Reception (2 classes of 30).

Parents can apply for a place in the Autumn of the year before their child turns 4.

Parents must register their children with the Local Authority and indicate Welford as their first choice primary school. Reception class places are offered in April each year.

The link to apply for a Reception place with the Local Authority is: 

School age - when can your child start school? | Apply for reception class or primary school | Birmingham City Council


Applications close on 15 January 2024 at 11:59 pm. If you have not made a late application by 11:59pm on 31 July 2024, you must apply directly to your preferred schools using the in-year application form.