Bishopstone Church Of England Primary School

Joining us

Our school is controlled by the Swindon Borough Council Admissions Team

The Admissions Team are now accepting applications for September 2022 for Primary, Junior and Secondary and UTC (Year 10) applications, therefore please find below information regarding the Allocation Process for September 2022.


SBC have a system for processing In Year applications.  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 hereIf 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.

Year 6 application information - September 2021


Current Space in Bishopstone Primary School (as of March 2022, please check with the school office)

Reception - 2 spaces

Year 1 - 2 spaces

Year 2 - Full

Year 3 - 1 space

Year 4 - Full

Year 5 - 3 spaces

Year 6 - Full

Our current full capacity is 49.

Our feeder Secondary is Ridgeway 

Key dates from September 2022


                                                                                     Primary and Infant




Relevant Year Group

Reception (Yr 0)

Year 3

Year 7


For children born between

1st September 2018


31st August 2019

1st September 2015


31st August 2016

1st September 2011


31st August 2012


Applications can be made from

1st September 2022

1st September 2022

1st September 2022


Maximum number of preferences





Deadline for ontime applications

15th January 2023

15th January 2023

31st October 2022


Applications to be forwarded to other LA and Swindon admission authorities

Friday 10th February 2023

Friday 10th February 2023

Friday 2nd December 2022


Ranked lists to be returned by Swindon admission authorities

Friday 10th March 2023

Friday 10th March 2023

Thursday 12th January 2023


Deadline for proof and changes of address to be received

Friday 10th March 2023

Friday 10th March 2023

Thursday 12th January 2023


Swindon LA to notify schools of offers made

Monday 3rdt April 2023

Monday 3rdt April 2023

Monday 13th February 2023


Offers made to Swindon residents

Monday 17th April 2023

Monday 17th April 2023

Wednesday 1st March 2023


Deadline for parents to accept place

Friday 28th April 2023

Friday 28th April 2023

Tuesday 15th March 2023

New children joining our Reception - September 2021

We are looking forward to warmly welcoming our new starters.  Meeting for parents will be held on Monday 5th July at 6pm in school.

  • 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 starter pack 2021 - on it's way to you at the parent meeting, click here for a copy

Start dates September 2021

Thursday 2nd/Friday 3rd 1pm-3:15pm

Monday 6th September - part-time one week.  Monday/Tuesday afternoon (12-3pm), Wed/Thur/Fri mornings (9-12pm)

Monday 13th September - full time daily