Admissions

 

School admissions for children joining our Year 7 in September 2020 are now open and will close on 31st October 2019.
You should have received information from your local authority, but if not Enfield local authority website has a wealth of information for you.

Enfield Local Authority Website

We are delighted that you are considering our school for your child.
We are a Church of England Secondary school that welcomes children and families of all faiths and none.

You can download our Prospectus here.

How many places are available?

The maximum number of children to be admitted to the school annually is 186.

How do I apply?

We are part of co-ordinated admissions, which means you apply for a place at our school via your local authority. Enfield Local Authority allows you to make up to six preferences via their e-admissions system. The deadline for making an on time application is 31st October 2019.

In addition to our open/community places we offer a number of faith/foundation places.

If you would like to apply for a faith/foundation place at Bishop Stopford’s School, up to a maximum of 93 places, you MUST ALSO fill in our Supplementary Information Form and get this form signed by your vicar, pastor, rector, priest etc and return it to our school by 31st October 2019.

Download the 2020 Supplementary Information form here

For more information about our school admissions please download our admissions policy here.

If you have any queries or would like to send the Supplementary Information form electronically, you can do this by emailing generaloffice@bishopstopfords.enfield.sch.uk or contact the School directly on 020 8804 1906.

Year 6 – 7 transition, parents wishing to apply to the School must, in addition to completing our Supplementary Form, ensure they name Bishop Stopford’s School as a preference and their Common Application Form with the local authority.

Please contact either the School or Enfield Borough (or your Local Education Authority if you are not an Enfield resident) if you have any queries about this.

What is your oversubscription criteria?

If we receive more applications than there are places available applications will be prioritised according to the following oversubscription criteria:-

1. Applicants who are looked after or were previously looked after and have been adopted. (Written evidence must be supplied, at the time of application.)

2. Applicants who are designated as carers and for whom this is the nearest suitable school. (Written evidence should be supplied, at the time of application, from the relevant LA.)

3. Applicants who currently have or have had siblings at the school

The remaining places will be divided 50/50 between Foundation and Open places. Please see our Admissions Policy for further information.

 In-year admissions

For assistance within-year admissions (mid-year) ,
please contact Enfield Admissions in the first instance.

London Borough of Enfield Admissions

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Admissions to our Sixth Form

Please see our 6th Form page, click here to jump straight there.