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As a voluntary-aided school, the governors of Bishop Gilpin are responsible for setting the school's admissions criteria, in line with the national Admissions Code 2014, and reviewing these annually. 

Please click on the following links for more details on applying for Nursery and Reception places or for In-Year transfers:

Prospective Parents Open Mornings

Our Open Mornings run from 9.30am to 11.00am and involve a presentation from the headteacher and a tour of the school.  Bookings are limited to a maximum of 25 adults.

Please click on the date you wish to attend to book a place:

Tuesday 18th October 2022 

Tuesday 22nd November 2022 (FULL)

Tuesday 10th January 2023 (FULL) 

New dates can be added based on demand.

Faith-based Oversubscription Criteria and Covid-19

The school has applied to the Office of the Schools Adjudicator to vary its admissions arrangements for the school year 2021/2022  to take account of the effects of the Covid 19 pandemic on families’ ability to attend  worship.   We are currently  awaiting the  Adjudicator’s  decision and will update these pages as soon as the decision is published.

Our Admissions Policy (note 6) explicitly gives church ministers the discretion to take into account unavoidable circumstances which have prevented parents’/carers’ attendance at worship (and have prevented their active involvement in the work and mission of the church, if applicable), when considering whether the faith-based oversubscription criteria have been met.

If you have any questions, please contact our Admissions Officer on 020 8946 6666 or email admissions@bishopgilpin.org.