Bishopstone Church Of England Primary School

Welcome to Our Website!

Joining us

Our school is controlled by the Swindon Borough Council Admissions Team

The Admissions Team are now accepting applications for September 2020 for Primary, Junior and Secondary and UTC (Year 10) applications, therefore please find below information regarding the Allocation Process for September 2020.


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 2020-2021

Current Space in Bishopstone Primary School (as of September 2020, please check with the school office)

Reception - 4 spaces

Year 1 - 1 space

Year 2 - 1 space

Year 3 - Full

Year 4 - Full

Year 5 - Full

Year 6 - Full

Our current full capacity is 49.

Our feeder Secondary is Ridgeway - dates below 2019

 TBC due to Covid19


Key Information for phased entry 2020-21



Primary and Infant



Relevant Year Group

Reception (Yr 0)

Year 3

Year 7

For children born between

1st September 2015


31st August 2016

1st September 2012


31st August 2013

1st September 2008


31st August 2009

Applications can be made from

2nd September 2019

2nd September 2019

 2nd September 2019

Maximum number of preferences




Deadline for on time applications

Wednesday 15th January 2020

Wednesday 15th January 2020

Thursday 31st October 2019

Deadline for proof and changes of address to be received

Friday 13th March 2020

Friday 13th March 2020

Monday 13th January 2020

Offers made to Swindon residents

Thursday 16th April 2020

Thursday 16th April 2020

Monday 2nd March 2020

Deadline for parents to accept place

Thursday 30th April 2020

Thursday 30th April 2020

Friday 13th March 2020

New children joining Reception - September 2020

  • 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 2020

Start dates September 2020

Wednesday/Thursday 1pm-3:15pm

Friday 09:00-12:00

Monday 7th September - Fulltime