How to apply…

Thomas Adams School Admissions

The admissions policy is determined by Shropshire Council, which is the Admissions Authority for all Community and Voluntary Controlled schools in Shropshire.

Shropshire Council produces a booklet called “Parents’ Guide to Education” each year with up-to-date information about schools and a full explanation of the admissions processes. The booklets are available from the Admissions Team or can be accessed on the Shropshire website here.

Shropshire residents

If you live in Shropshire, all enquiries regarding admissions should be addressed to:

Shropshire Council
Learning and Skills­
Shirehall
Abbey Foregate
Shrewsbury
Shropshire
SY2 6ND
Tel: 0345 6789 008

school-admissions@shropshire.gov.uk

www.shropshire.gov.uk

Catchment areas for schools can be viewed on Localview which can be found on the above website address.

Admissions at Thomas Adams
School in Wem

Residents living outside of Shropshire

If you are planning to move to Shropshire around the time that your child would like to enrol, please contact the Admissions Team at Shropshire Council. If you live in surrounding counties or across the border in Wales, you will need to firstly apply to your local council. They will then communicate with Shropshire Council regarding your application. Applications from outside of the immediate catchment area are very common and openly welcomed.

Mid-Term Transfers

Mid-term transfers are dealt with by the school. Click here for the Mid-Term Form.

Please send completed forms to the Headteacher’s PA, enquiries@thomasadams.net

Do feel free to contact the school if you wish to discuss your application or would like to look around the school before applying.

To view our online School Prospectus, please click here To view our admissions policy, please click here. To request a copy of the prospectus, please email enquiries@thomasadams.net or phone 01939 237000

Thomas Adams School Admissions
Thomas Adams School, Wem, Shropshire

Adams College Admissions

To apply to Adams College our Application form can be found here. Please fill it in online. We will acknowledge your application when we receive it.

We recommend that you apply by mid-December for the following year’s school start, although we will still consider applications throughout the year.

There is a minimum entry requirement of 5 Grade 4 passes at GCSE for all candidates (internal and external).

Exam Results

You can access the Thomas Adams School and Adams College examination results performance tables on the DfE website here.

To view our online prospectus, please click here. To request a copy of the prospectus, please email admissions@thomasadams.net or phone 01930 237000.

Please find all the key documents you may require in the link below, which have been made available for you to download. Should you have any further queries please contact us: Phone: 01939 237000, email: admissions@thomasadams.net

Open Days and Evenings and Personal Visits

The dates for Open Days and Evenings both at the School and College can be found on our events section. These include tours of the school facilities and Headteacher talks. Staff are always on hand to answer questions regarding subject choices and talk about the extra-curricular activities on offer, the transport facility and enrichment opportunities available. For further information on Open Days and Evenings please contact enquiries@thomasadams.net or phone 01939 237000.

We are also very happy to welcome prospective parents and their children for individual, personal visits, with the opportunity to meet our Leadership Team, staff and pupils. If you would like to arrange a personal visit then please do not hesitate to contact us.

Adams House is a thriving boarding house, which can have approximately 60 boarders who at the present time come from Britain and several other countries. Adams House provides a full life and education for students in the School and College. Homework is supervised for younger students and many activities are arranged for evenings and weekends including sports, theatre and cultural visits, cinema and outdoor pursuit weekends etc. Boarders come from all parts of the UK as well as from around the world. Our boarding house has been rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted.

Please find all the key documents you may require in the link below, which have been made available for you to download. Should you have any further queries please contact us: Phone: 01939 237000, email: admissions@thomasadams.net

Thomas Adams School is a happy, caring school with an excellent reputation in the community for academic success and pastoral support.

Thank you for taking the time to view our website – we warmly welcome you and hope you find the information and resources of use. Should you be unable to locate anything or require further information, please contact us for assistance; telephone 01939 237000 or email enquiries@thomasadams.net

The Thomas Adams School
Lowe Hill
Wem
Shropshire
SY4 5UB


Telephone:
01939 237000