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The Bishop of Winchester Academy

The Bishop
of Winchester

Admission Applications

The Bishop of Winchester Academy welcomes applications for young people of all faiths and no faith for places in our secondary school and 6th Form. 

If you are considering making an application you will be able to view the policy below.  Applications for admission to the secondary school should be made through the Local Authority Admissions Team, with Supplementary Information Forms being submitted to ourselves. 

Applications for admission for primary to secondary transition should be made by 31st October of each academic year to your own local authority admissions team. 

Applications for in-year admissions should be made to BCP Council Admissions Team.

For places in our 6th Form please apply directly to the 6th Form at 6th Form Application


Admissions 2020-2021

In accordance with Admissions Regulations, The Bishop of Winchester Academy will be undertaking admission appeals for unsuccessful applicants seeking admission to the Academy’s Year 7 in September 2020 in May and June 2020.  In order to be guaranteed of having an appeal heard at this time, any request for an appeal must be submitted in writing to the Clerk to the Governors no later than Wednesday 1st April 2020.  The request must include details of the grounds for your appeal in order that it may be accepted.  Prospective appellants are advised that acceptance of an offer to another school will not prejudice your right to make an appeal to this Academy.

Admissions Policy 2020-2021


Admissions 2021-2022

In light of the current situation, the academy have requested a variation to their 2021 – 2022 Admissions Policy to allow for the effect Covid-19 has had on church attendance.

Please find below the amended policy and Supplementary Information Form (SIF).

Admissions Policy 2021-22

Supplementary Information Form

Appeals Timeline 2021

Appeals Form 2021


Admissions 2022-2023

If your child's date of birth is between 01.09.10 and 31.08.11 they will start secondary school in September 2022 and the closing date for on time applications is 31th October 2021.

Applying online is very simple and you will receive a confirmation email once you have submitted your application. To apply online go to the BCP Council website at

It is very important that your application is received by this date as you will stand a much greater chance of securing a place in one of your preferred schools.

If you need any further information or help please contact the Children’s Information Service at BCP council on 01202 123222 or email or the School Admissions Team on 01202 127963 or email 

Co-ordinated Admissions Scheme  2022-23


Appeals Timeline

The Local Authority use Appeals Pro and are no longer able to accept paper copies of appeal forms, and you should use the following link to the BCP Council website:

Admissions Policy 2022-23

Admissions Policy 2023-24



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