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Main School Admissions

Year 7 - September 2017 Admissions

The application period for Year 7 September 2017 admission is now closed.

Any applications received after 31st October 2016 are now treated as late applications.

School Place Allocations

Information about school allocated places for September 2017 will be sent out by the local authority on Wednesday 1st March 2017.


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.

The deadline for receipt of Notice of Appeal: Tuesday 28th March 2017 (20 working days from notification).

The deadline for submission of additional evidence to the Diocese Office: Friday 28th April 2017.

The dates for appeals - September 2017 intake for Bishop Stopford School are as follows:

  • Friday 5th May 2017 at 6.00 pm - Bishop Stopford School's Case (Stage 1)
  • Wednesday 10th, Thursday 11th and Friday 12th May 2017 - Individual appeal cases (Stage 2)

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 2016/2017 after reviewing the In-Year Admissions Policy and Notes 2016/2017.

All information is correct at 27th February 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.