Southam St James CofE Academy

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Southam St James Church of England Academy is an inclusive school for pupils aged 4-11, built on a strong Christian ethos but welcoming pupils from all faiths or none.

If you would like to arrange a visit to look around the academy please contact the academy office.

Applications are allocated according to our admissions policy which can be downloaded from our policies page here, and which specifies the schools priority area, published admissions number (PAN) and oversubscription criteria.

All applications for school places at Southam St James CofE Academy, including in-year admissions, are via the Warwickshire School Admissions Service, their contact details are:
01926 742037 or 01926 742047

If we are unable to offer your child a place at our academy you have the right of appeal to the Independent Admission Appeals panel.  Appeal forms are available from the academy office.

For further information about joining Southam St James Church of England Academy please see the following documents on our policies page here.

  • Admissions Policy 2018-19
  • Admissions Policy 2019-20
  • Admissions Appeal hearing dates



Admissions Policy 2020-2021 Entry


As required by the Admissions Code, Southam St James C of E Academy has published its proposed admissions policy for 2020 entry and has initiated a consultation period which will run from Monday 3rd December 2018 - Monday 14th January 2019. 

If anyone wishes to comment on this policy, they should contact Mrs Valerie Copley, Chair of Governors, in writing:

  • via email:  c/o marked fao Chair of Governors  
  • via post c/o Southam St James C of E Academy, Tollgate Road, Southam.  CV47 1EE.


Responses should be submitted before the deadline of midday on Monday 14th January 2019.