All applications for school places at Arden are co-ordinated for us by Solihull Local Authority’s School Admissions Team.

Their contact details are:

email: [email protected]

Telephone: 0121 704 6693

Information is also available on their website


Applications to start Arden in Year 7 – September 2018

Applications for places in Year 7 at Arden for September 2018 need to be made via Solihull Local Authority.

If you live outside Solihull you must apply to your home Local Authority even if you want to include Arden on your application. 

The closing date for applications is 31st October 2017.


Applications to start Arden at any other time

Please contact Solihull Local Authority’s School Admissions Team for guidance on applying for a place at Arden at any other time after the normal intake.

Admission Appeals 

If you are not offered a place at Arden you have the right of appeal against the decision not to allocate a place to your child.  Appeals are heard by an independent panel.  You can get an appeal form from the School Admissions team on 0121 704 6693.  

Admission Arrangements

The admission arrangements for Arden are determined by our Governing Body. You can see our Admission Arrangements and oversubscription criteria below:

Arden Admission Arrangements 2017-2018

Arden Admission Arrangements 2018-2019


For Sixth Form admissions, please click on the following link: ‘Sixth Form’