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Main School Admissions

Year 7 - September 2018 Admissions

The application period for Year 7 September 2018 admission is now closed.

Any applications received after 31st October 2017 are now treated as late applications.

School Place Allocations

Information about school allocated places for September 2018 will be sent out by the local authority on Thursday 1st March 2018.


If you have not been allocated a place at Bishop Stopford School at this time, you do have the right to appeal against this decision. Further information relating to the school appeals process will be published on the school's website during February 2018.

In order to appeal for a school place, you must put your request in writing to:

Clerk of the Appeals Panel
Diocesan Board of Education
Bouverie Court
6 The Lakes
Bedford Road
Notification of outcome of appeals will be sent to appellants from the Clerk to the Appeals panel as soon as possible following the final decisions (normally 7 working days).
In-Year Admissions
For in-year admissions, please complete the In-Year Application Form 2017/2018 after reviewing the In-Year Admissions Policy and Notes 2017/2018.
All information is correct at 1st November 2017.


Application forms and admissions policies can be downloaded from the left of this page along with the general admissions pack and the school's most recent Ofsted Report.