Hagley Catholic High School
Principal: Mr J Hodgson

Called as God’s family, we strive to achieve our personal best, by living and learning in Christ.

Admission for Year 7 - September 2024

Hagley Catholic High School is part of Emmaus Catholic Multi Academy Company. The admissions authority for the school is the Board of Directors of the Emmaus Catholic Multi Academy Company who has responsibility for admissions to this school. The Board of Directors has delegated responsibility for the administration of the admissions process to the Local Governing Body of Hagley Catholic High School.

The admissions process for Hagley Catholic High School is part of the Worcestershire Local Authority coordinated admissions scheme.

To apply for a place at Hagley Catholic High School in the normal admissions round, an application must be made using the school admission application process of the local authority in which you reside, naming Hagley Catholic High School on the application form. 

A Supplementary Information Form (SIF) must also be completed and can be done on line at this link, or you can download a paper copy below and return directly to: 
Admissions Coordinator
Hagley Catholic High School 
Brake Lane 
Hagley DY8 2XL
or via admissions_hchs@emmausmac.com

The deadline for both of these forms to be completed and received by the respective recipient is 31st October 2023. Applications received after 31st October 2023 will be treated as late. 


Admission Policy of the Local Governing Body of Hagley Catholic High School

The School's Pupil Admission Number (PAN) is 190. The Admissions criteria of the Governing Body of Hagley Catholic High School is in accordance with the aims of the school. The principal aim being to assist Catholic families who are openly committed to the faith in the education and upbringing of their children in that same faith.

However, as a fully inclusive school we welcome applications from, and do admit children from all faiths and backgrounds, or no faith at all.

For further details please see the oversubscription criteria in the Admission Policy below.

Admission of pupils with disabilities

All admissions are made strictly in accordance with the Local Governing Body criteria for admission. Parents who have children with an Educational Health Care Plan (EHCP) are advised to contact their local authority in advance of expressing a preference for a school.

When in school pupils with disabilities are integrated into all lessons and are encouraged to mix freely with other pupils. There is wheelchair access to all ground floor rooms with handrails in areas where they could be used, with lift access to two bocks. In addition there are three designated disabled toilet facilities.

Please see below all of the documents relating to admissions. This page contains all of the information relating to applying for a place at Hagley Catholic High School.

Admission Documents

In Year Applications (i.e. not part of the normal admission round for Year 7)

An application can be made for a place for a child at any time outside the normal admissions round and the child will be admitted where there are available places.  An application should be made via Worcestershire local authority by completing the in-year admissions application form which is available via the link at the bottom of this page.

As a Catholic High School, parent(s)/carer(s) will also need to complete a Supplementary Information Form (SIF) in addition to the standard application form that is submitted to the local authority.  Supplementary Information Forms can be obtained from the link above or a hard copy can be provided on request by contacting the school office on 01562 883193 or by emailing admissions_hchs@emmausmac.com.

Supplementary Information Forms must be returned directly to the Mrs S O'Brien, Admissions Officer at school either by email, post or dropped off in person. If a Supplementary Information Form (SIF) is not submitted directly to the school this may affect the priority given to the application and could affect the likelihood of your child being offered a place.

The local authority will forward your application to the school for consideration by the Local Governing Body.

Where there are places available but more applications than places, the published oversubscription criteria, as set out in the admission arrangements for 2023/24 will be applied.

The full admission arrangements can be accessed from the Admissions Policy which is hyperlinked above or by contacting the Admissions Officer to request a hard copy. Parent(s)/carer(s) are advised to read the admission arrangements carefully before making their application.

If there are no places available, the local authority will notify you of this decision on behalf of the Local Governing Body. You will be advised to contact the school directly if you wish your child to be placed on the waiting list. Please see the admission arrangements for more details regarding waiting lists.

You will be advised of the outcome of your application in writing as soon as possible. Applicants must be informed of the outcome of their application within 15 school days of its receipt, but the aim is to notify applicants of the outcome of their application within 10 school days of its receipt.

You have the right to appeal to an independent appeal panel if your application is unsuccessful. An appeal must be lodged in writing and must include the grounds upon which the appeal is made. 


For all admissions enquires please contact our Admissions Coordinator Mrs S. O'Brien via email at admissions_hchs@emmausmac.com or by calling 01562 883193 and choosing option 3 for 'admissions' at the main menu

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