St Osmund's Catholic Primary School

Love for God - Love for each other - Love for learning

We are joyfulWe are prayerfulWe are reflectiveWe enjoy working togetherWe meet every challengeWe are investigatorsWe grow together in our love of God



St Osmund’s is a Catholic Voluntary Aided primary school, within the Diocese of Clifton serving the parishes of St Osmund’s, St Gregory’s and Holy Redeemer in Salisbury. Most of our children come from Salisbury and Wilton with a few from villages a little further from the city centre.

The governing body, acting in accordance with the Code of Practice and the Clifton Diocesan Policy Statement, is responsible for the admission of pupils.

Applications for a place at St Osmund's must be made using the Primary Common Application Form. This form is available in paper form but parents are advised to apply online direct to Wiltshire County Council at


As a Catholic school we also request that parents/carers complete the school supplementary form . This form should be returned to school along with any relevant evidence such as baptismal certificates.

The deadline for applications for the Reception class is displayed around the school and in the Admissions link on the school website.

For admission to the school in September 2020 the deadline is 15th January 2020


Admissions Policy 2016-17

Admissions Policy 2017-18

Admissions Policy 2018-19

Admissions Policy 2019-20

Admissions Policy 2020-21

Supplementary Form for application to a Catholic Primary School

Supplementary Form for in-year admissions

Supplementary Form 2019-20

Supplementary Form 2020-21


Applications for a place at St Osmund’s Catholic Primary School from another school in Wiltshire: 

If you are moving to St Osmund’s from another school within Wiltshire, you should use the Wiltshire Council Admission Application Form for Transfers. This form can be obtained from the school or downloaded from Wiltshire Council's website -

Once completed, including a section from your existing school, please return the form to our school office.


Appealing a place

If your child is refused a place at St Osmund's Catholic Primary School, information about appeals can be obtained from the school office - 01722322632 or email


Common Admissions Policy Consultation - October 2019


          “Dear Sir/Madam

The governing body of St Osmund's Catholic Primary School are consulting on their proposed admission arrangements for the 2021-22 school year. You are invited to provide any comments you may wish for consideration on the proposed arrangements by 9 December 2019. Final arrangements will be determined by 28 February 2020.

Comments should be sent to Mrs M Bairstow at or by post to Mrs M Bairstow, St Somund's Catholic Primary School, Exeter Street, Salsibury, SP12SG

           Many thanks for your consideration.

           Yours sincerely

Policy for consultation:

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