Applying for a place in Year 7 for September 2019

The deadline for applying to Ark Boulton Academy for Year 7 entry in September 2019 is 31st October 2018. 

Please visit Birmingham City Council Admissions website to apply.

You can also contact them on 0121 303 1888 or email

If you already have children at Ark Boulton and a child wishes to attend for Year 7, you will still need to apply via the same process above. 

Key Stage 4

Key Stage 4

In Year 10, the following subjects will be compulsory:

  • GCSE English Language and GCSE English Literature
  • GCSE Maths
  • GCSE Science: Biology, Chemistry, Physics
  • GCSE French where appropriate some students will receive additional Literacy and Numeracy lessons
  • GCSE Religious Studies
  • GCSE History or Geography
  • Physical Education

To ensure a rich, diverse and varied curriculum students may choose one of the additional subjects offered by Ark Boulton: Food Preparation and Nutrition, Art and Design, Drama, GCSE Physical Education.  In addition, some students will have the opportunity to complete the Duke of Edinburgh Award.

NB: Where students are able to speak, write and read an additional second language Ark Boulton Academy will provide the opportunity for students to sit the GCSE examination at the academy.

Please see our Key Stage 4 curriculum document for a break down of individual subjects: PDF iconKS4 Subject Information

For more information regarding the EBacc or our curriculum offer please feel free to contact our Vice Principal Mr. D. Richards -