Bishop Perrin Primary School Bishop Perrin Primary School


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We invite prospective parents to come and visit us on Thursday mornings between September and December once their child becomes three. Unfortunately due to Covid-19 we are only allowing one adult to attend the appointment. Please do not bring any children with you. We request that you wear a face mask during your visit and comply with the procedures in place to protect everyone from infection. Please do not attend your appointment if you or anyone in your household has symptoms of Covid-19. 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.) 

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

Click the link below for our Admissions Policy.

Admissions Policy 2020-2021

Admissions Policy 2021-2022

Click the link below for our Admissions Criteria.  This includes admissions criteria and a table showing patters of admission for the past three years.

Bishop Perrin CE Primary 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 regarding Bishop Perrin.

Starting Primary School 2021 - Summary of Information 




The following appeal dates apply to children starting school in September 2020.

Primary appeals

  • Deadline for lodging primary appeals: 22 May 2020
  • Primary appeals received by 22nd May are scheduled to be heard on weekdays in July 2020 (excluding school holidays).
  • Appellants will be sent notification of their appeal hearing from 16th June to 2nd July 2020 (10 school days in advance of the hearing).
  • The Clerk will send appeal papers to the parents, the panel and the admission authority from 19th June to 7th July 2020 (7 clear working days before the appeal hearing).
  • Deadline for appellants to submit additional evidence: 8am 5 working days before the appeal hearing.
  • Decision letters will be sent to the Appellants within 5 school days of the appeal hearing (whenever possible).
  • Appeals lodged after 22nd May 2020 will be heard within 40 school days of the appeal deadline or 30 school days of the appeal being received, whichever is the later date.


 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