- The application period for Year 7 September 2022 admission is now open.
- Any applications received after 31st October 2021 are treated as late applications.
School Place Allocations
Information about school allocated places for September 2022 will be sent out by the local authority on Monday 1st March 2022.
Year 7 September 2022 Admissions
The application period for Year 7 September 2022 admission is now open until Sunday 31st October 2021.
We are delighted that you are considering Bishop Stopford School for your child to continue their education.
We are hosting our Year 7 Open Events virtually this year and will be introducing you to our school online, over the next couple of weeks. Please read the attachment below for full details of this year's programme of events.
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 www.northamptonshire.gov.uk.
Applications can be delivered to school during the October 2021 half-term holiday on the following dates, between 9.00 am and 3.00 pm:
- Tuesday 26th October 2021
- Wednesday 27th October 2021
- Thursday 28th October 2021
- Friday 29th October 2021
Instructions will be provided on how to contact Mrs Smith on arrival.
Information about school allocated places for September 2022 will be sent out by the local authority on Tuesday 1st March 2022.
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.
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, Northampton, NN4 7YD
or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Updated October 2021
Meet our Headteacher, Year 7 and sixth form students in our first Open Event video below. Here you'll find an introduction to our school vision and ethos and find out exactly what it's like to be a student at Bishop Stopford School. Watch until the end for information of our admissions processes.
Main Open Event Presentation (Video):
Welcome to 'Join the Conversation' - a series of short videos published daily, where a member of staff is interviewed about an aspect of our provision. A new video will be added each day over the next 3 working days and there is an opportunity for parents to submit questions via email (please note the email address in the video).
Join The Conversation - 14th October 2021
Miss Silverthorne (Introduction Video):
Mrs Glue, Head of Year 7 (Video):
Join the Conversation - 15th October 2021
Mrs Sarra Lane, Parent & Teacher (Video):
Join the Conversation - 18th October 2021
Mrs Jacinta Bates - SENDCo (Video):
Join the Conversation - 19th October 2021
Mr Gerry Kirke - Assistant Head (Curriculum Video):
Join the Conversation - 20th October 2021
Mr Arthur Harwood - Assistant Head (The Wider Curriculum Video):
Other useful resources:
Welcome to Bishop Stopford School (Overview Video):
Virtual Tour of Bishop Stopford School presented by Key Stage 3 Students (Video):
Please check back daily for new videos.