How to Apply

Bishop Wordsworth’s is a Selective Grammar School for boys, with responsibility for setting its own testing and admission requirements.

Parents of boys from any area within reasonable travelling distance of the School may apply for admission to the School. Click on the following link to see a map of the School’s designated area

There are different stages at which boys can join Bishop Wordsworth’s School (BWS). Please click on the link that applies to you:

The 11 Plus

For boys who are in year 6 of primary school during the academic year 2019-2020 and who are hoping to join BWS in September 2020,

** Please click here for the Late Main Round 11+ Application page **

Late Entry 

For boys aged between 11 and 16 who are currently at another secondary school and who are hoping to join BWS.

** Please click here for the Late Entry page **

Sixth Form

For boys aged between 16 and 18 who are choosing a sixth form centre at which to continue their secondary education in September 2019. click here.

For further information about admissions for years 7-11, please contact:

Admissions Officer
Bishop Wordsworth’s School
Exeter Street
Salisbury
SP1 2ED
Tel: 01722 333851 x273
Fax: 01722 325899
E-mail: admissions@bws.wilts.sch.uk

For information about entry into the Sixth Form, please contact:

Pastoral Care Officer
Mrs Susie Stoneham
Bishop Wordsworth’s School
Exeter Street
Salisbury
SP1 2ED
Tel: 01722 333851 x227
Fax: 01722 325899
E-mail: sls@bws.wilts.sch.uk