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Main School Admissions

Year 7 - September 2018 Admissions

The application period for Year 7 September 2018 admission is now open until 31st October 2017.

We are delighted that you are considering Bishop Stopford School for your child to continue their education.

There will be an opportunity for you to visit our school with your child at one of our Open Mornings on the following dates:

  • Monday 9th October
  • Tuesday 10th October
  • Wednesday 11th October

Open Mornings will take place from 10.00am - 12.00pm. Places are limited so please call our Reception to request a place or alternatively email 65,68,77,73,83,83,73,79,78,83,64,66,73,83,72,79,80,83,84,79,80,70,79,82,68,46,67,79,77

The Open Evening will be held on Thursday 12th October between 5.30 - 8.00pm, if you are unable to attend one of our Open Mornings or wish to join us on the evening.

If you wish to apply for a place at Bishop Stopford School, please ensure that you complete and return the Year 7 application form directly to school. You must also have applied for a school admission place on

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. Dates for appeals are to be advised.

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 11th September 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.