Students are admitted to Hillcrest each year with regard to the authority admissions policy up to the standard limit of 120 places. The criteria for admissions are as follows:
- Students who are looked after by the Local Authority (Children in Public Care); who will be guaranteed a place at their nearest community school if it is not possible to meet any of their preferences.
- Children with a statement of educational needs and/or disabilities as defined by the Codes of Practice, who will be allocated a place at their nearest community school if it is not possible to meet any of their preferences.
- Students who have elder brothers and sisters who will still be in attendance at the school in September of the current academic year.
- Students who live nearest the school by straight line measurement.
To learn more about the Birmingham LEA admissions policy visit their website here: Birmingham School Admissions and Appeals Service