St John's

Catholic Primary School

At St John's we grow and learn in the footsteps of Jesus.

Reception 2023 Admissions

Reception 2023 open day - Saturday 12th November. Places are limited. Please call the office to book a slot. 

Reception 2023 

If you have a child born between 1 September 2018 and 31 August 2019, then now is the time to apply for a place at our school for admission from September 2023 onwards. You must complete an application form that is available from the school admissions team of Wiltshire Council. Please ensure you apply by the closing date of 15 January 2023.


If your child is Catholic, you must also provide a copy of the baptism certificate to the school by this date. Please note the local authority do not send copies of the baptism certificates to school. 


For pupils starting from September 2023 the deadline for Applications is midnight 15th January 2023. The National Offer Day will be 17th April 2023.

Timeline for Admission Appeals


  • For applications made in the normal admissions round (i.e. submitted before the years deadline of 15th January), appeals must be heard within 40 school days of the deadline for lodging appeals;


  • For late applications (i.e.submitted before the first day of the school term of the admission year) appeals should be heard within 40 school days from the deadline for lodging appeals where possible, or within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged;