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 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

Are you thinking about the Reception intake for September 2022?

Please read St Joseph’s Admissions Policy 2022-23 here.

Past admissions policies:

St Joseph’s School Admission Policy 2020-21

St Joseph’s School Admissions Policy 2019-2020


Admissions Policies are formally agreed and set by the Governing Body by 28 February in the determination year (the year in advance of the one in which the arrangements are to apply). The school consulted upon its admissions arrangements for the 2021/22 Admissions Policy and will consult again no later than December 2026 for the 2028/29 Admissions Policy. Following determination of arrangements, any objections to the continuation of arrangements must be made to the Schools Adjudicator no later than 15 May in the determination year.