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 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 regarding Bishop Perrin.

Starting Primary School 2021 - Summary of Information 



The following appeal dates apply to children starting school in September 2021.

Primary appeals

  • Deadline for lodging primary appeals: 24th May 2021
  • Primary appeals received by 24th May are scheduled to be heard on weekdays in July 2021 (excluding usual school holiday periods).
  • Appellants will be sent notification of their appeal hearing 14 days in advance of the hearing.
  • The Clerk will send 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: 8am 5 working days before the appeal hearing.
  • Decision letters will be sent to the Appellants within 7 days of the appeal hearing (whenever possible).
  • Appeals lodged after 24th May 2021 may be heard at a later date 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