Joining us

Our school is controlled by the Swindon Borough Council Admissions Team

The Admissions Team are now accepting applications for September 2019 for Primary, Junior and Secondary and UTC (Year 10) applications, therefore please find below information regarding the Allocation Process for September 2018.


SBC have a new system for processing In Year applications (Sept 2017).  You can find detailed information by following the link - click here.  For their full admissions document please click here.

SBC in year application form - click here.  If you require help please ring the SBC Admissions Team on 01793 445500

The online system is now available or parents can download a paper application.  Information for parents is available on the Swindon Borough Council Website: click here for primary and secondary information from SBC 2019-2020

Current Space in Bishopstone Primary School (as of September 2018, please check with the school office)

Reception - 1 space

Year 1 - Full

Year 2 - Full

Year 3 - Full

Year 4 - Full

Year 5 - Full

Year 6 - 2 spaces

Our current full capacity is 49.

Our feeder Secondary is Ridgeway - dates below 2019


Dear Year 5 parents

A reminder that Secondary schools are starting to have their open days/mornings so that you can make an informed decision for your child come October.  The normal application timeline involves opening at the beginning of September and closing at the end of October, for 2020 places.  The website link is below but still currently has the 2019 dates on it . . . . but the information is still useful.

2019 Ridgeway Secondary School are open for visits:  Saturday 6th July - morning, Wednesday 3rd and 10th 8am to 10.30am.

Transition co-ordinator is Maria Nuevo


Useful website with support for both Year 6 children and their parents linked to the charity Young Minds: BBC Bitesize


SBC - Timeline of Activity 2018-2019

Date Activity
3 September 2018

Application process opens
Applications can be made by using the online admissions system  

27 September 2018 Drop in session : 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Swindon Borough Council Offices, Committee room 2, Civic Offices, Euclid Street. SN1 2JH
8 October 2018

Drop in session: 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
North Swindon Library, Orbital Shopping Centre,Thamesdown Drive, Swindon. SN25 4AN

15 January 2019 Deadline for receiving ontime applications
Applications made after this time will be considered as late​  
15 March 2019  ​Deadline to submit any changes of address for consideration  
​16 April 2019  Offers made to parents
30 April 2019  ​Deadline for accepting places 

New children joining Reception - September 2019


  • For the application to apply for free milk (for children up to the age of 5) or if you wish to pay for this service to continue, please speak directly to Mrs Tremlin in the office who has the relevant forms
  • Mrs Tremlin is also able to supply you with the school water bottle and rucksack
  •  Please click here for map showing location of school uniform provider 
  • Vaccinations are very important, please click here for the SBC starters letter
  • New Starters letter 2019 - click here
  • New starter pack 2019 - click here

Start dates September 2019

Tuesday 3rd September - 7th Sept - afternoons only 12:00 until 15:15

Monday 9th September - 13th Sept - mornings only 09:00 until 13:00

From Monday 16th September fulltime