We invite prospective parents to come and visit us on Thursday mornings between September and January once their child reaches three years of age. To make an appointment please call the school office on telephone number 0208 894 1447.

The school is heavily oversubscribed and the thirty places for Reception are allocated in strict accordance with our Admissions Policy (link below.)  Please note that if you wish your child to be considered for a Foundation (church supported) you should contact the school to obtain a Supplementary Information Form.  This form will need to be completed by the Minister at your regular place of worship and returned to the school.

For in year admissions and waiting lists, parents should contact the school office to see if the school has a vacancy.


Links below for our current and forthcoming Admissions Policies.

Admissions Policy 2023-2024

Admissions Policy 2024-2025

Click the link below for a table showing patterns of admission for the past three years.

Bishop Perrin C of E School Admissions Criteria

For further information about applying for a place at Bishop Perrin CE Primary School, please click on the following link that will take you to Richmond Council’s Admissions webpage:

You can access Richmond Council's Admissions Brochure by clicking on the following link, you will find within the Brochure specific information reagarding Bishop Perrin.

Starting Primary School 2022 - Summary of Information 


Primary School Admission Appeals Timetable 2023

September 2023 entry

Appeals resulting from transfer applications for admission to Reception or for transferring from an infant to a junior school for September 2023 will be heard according to the following timetable:



National Offer Day

17 April 2023

Date by which an appeal must be submitted

19 May 2023

Dates when appeals will be heard

All appeals received by the deadline will be heard on weekdays in July (excluding school holidays).

Date when appellants will receive notification of their appeal hearing

10 school days in advance of the hearing

Date by which the Clerk sends appeal papers to the parents, the panel and the admission authority

7 working days before the appeal hearing

Deadline for appellants to submit additional evidence

5 working days before the appeal hearing.

Decision letters sent to the Appellants

Within 5 school days of the appeal hearing (whenever possible)

Appeals lodged after the deadline may be heard at a later date in September and after appeals received by the deadline.


Further information can be found on the following link:

online appeal form and guidance notes which can be found on the Council’s website.

For with specific queries or  a paper copy of the appeal form please contact the Appeals Service on 020 8871 7183 or