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New Admissions Policy Consultation

“The governing body of St Joseph’s Catholic Primary, Devizes are consulting on their proposed admission arrangements for the 2022-23 school year. The proposed main changes from the current arrangements, are indicated below.You are invited to provide any comments you may wish for consideration on the proposed arrangements by Friday 14th January. Final arrangements will be determined by 28 February 2021 and will appear on the school website by 15 March 2021.

Comments should be sent to Yvonne Wilkins at head@stjosdevizes.wilts.sch.uk or St Joseph’s Primary School, St Joseph’s Place, Devizes SN10 1DD

Proposed Main Changes:          

1 – In-Year applications must be sent to the school rather than to the LA.

2 – In-Year applications must be made on the school’s new own In-Year application form

3 – It is recommended that supporting evidence such as Baptism Certificates are sent directly to the school, rather than to Local Authorities.



Although St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School is a Catholic School within the Diocese of Clifton it is ‘Open to All’ regardless of Religion*. By law the Governors of the School control admissions to the school and admit children to the school in accordance with their published Admissions policy. The Admissions Policy can be found in full below.


You can apply by completing an application online or by completing a common paper application form.

In Year Transfers

If you are looking to transfer schools and wish your child/children to attend St Joseph’s then you would need to formally apply direct to Wiltshire Council either on-line: www.wiltshire.gov.uk or by post.  The application form can be found on their website: www.wiltshire.gov.uk and look for the ‘Schools’ page, alternatively they can be contacted on 01225 713010.

In addition to the formal application the school also requires a Supplementary Information Form to be completed, this can be found below.

Secondary School Places

Applications for Secondary school places need to be with Wiltshire County by 31st October 2020.

If you have any further admissions related enquiries, please email the Clerk to Governors (Mr Danny Holland): dholland@stjosdevizes.wilts.sch.uk


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