Starting School?

If you have a child born between 1 September 2016 and 31 August 2017, then now is the time to apply for a place at our school for admission from September 2021 onwards.  You must complete an application form that is available from the school admissions team at Wiltshire Council via this link. If your child has been baptised, you must also provide a copy of the baptism certificate to the school, even if you already have a child attending our school and complete the supplementary form.  Please ensure you apply by the closing date of 15 January 2021.  Click here for supplementary form – St Joseph’s Supplementary Form

St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School Admissions 2021-22

St Joseph’s is a Catholic voluntary aided primary school serving the Parishes of: St Aldhelm (Malmesbury), St Michael (Tetbury) and St Peter (Cirencester). The Governing Body, acting in accordance with the School Admissions Code, the Clifton Diocese By Laws for Voluntary Aided Schools and Colleges and in consultation with the Wiltshire Local Authority is responsible for the admission of pupils. The Planned Admission Number for the Reception Years 2021-22 is 20.

Applications for a Reception place at the school should be made to a child’s home Local Authority (LA). For those living in Wiltshire Local Authority, applications can be made online here. In addition to this, if you are applying under categories 1, 2, 3 and 5 (as outlined in the Admissions Policy 2021-22, below) then supporting evidence  e.g. a certificate of baptism should be submitted directly to the school by 15 January 2021  in order for a child’s application to be categorised correctly.

St Joseph’s School Admission Policy 2021-22

Admissions Area Map – St Aldhelm’s, Malmesbury and St Michael, Tetbury Parishes

Admissions Area Map – St Peter, Cirencester

St Joseph’s In-Year Admissions Application Form

Past admissions policies:

St Joseph’s School Admission Policy 2020-21

St Joseph’s School Admissions Policy 2019-2020