Applying for a place

The standard number for Swainswick C.E. Primary School is 12, which means we have space for 12 children to start in our Reception Class each year. Places are allocated according to an admissions criteria which is applied to applications to all Community and Voluntary Controlled Schools.


Applications for children to start in the Reception Class need to be made in the January preceding the September in which they start school.


Admissions Arrangements

Our school follows the BANES Admissions arrangements. Details of these can be found on their website. Please use the link below.


BANES Admissions Policy


For further help and information please contact:


Dept. of Admissions and Transport


Temple Street



BS18 1LA


Tel: 01225 394312




What next?

If you would like to arrange a visit to the school to speak with the Headteacher or look around the school, please phone the school on 01225 859279, and an appointment will be made for you.


The school also holds  Open Mornings in October and December each year, which provides an opportunity to see the school community at work. Please contact the school to check the dates for this.


“She has really benefited from the different ages mixing, she often talks of the older children.

We feel all the staff know her, which is so special.” 

—  Name, Title