Admissions FAQs

To help parents considering Bridgnorth Endowed, we've listed the most frequently asked questions to provide some information about the school and the application process.

Please click on the questions below to find out more.

What type of school is BES?

Bridgnorth Endowed is an open access co-educational comprehensive school catering for children aged between 11 and 16.

What is the maximum intake each September?

The maximum admission number for each September intake is 120 students.

Is there a catchment area for BES?

A map showing the location and catchment areas of secondary schools in Shropshire can be found in the Parents’ Guide to Education (page 46).

Where can I find your Admissions Policy?

Please click on the links below to view our latest policies:

Do you hold open days?

Normally, we love nothing better than to open our doors and welcome Year 6 pupils into the school to show all we have to offer but, unfortunately, that wasn't possible this year.

We hope to be able to hold our next open event in the autumn term and, in the meantime, we have put a virtual tour for visitors to explore BES – Visit the BES Virtual Open Event.

How do I apply for a Year 7 place?

For transfers to secondary school in Year 7, Shropshire Council’s Admissions Team co-ordinates the admissions process and all enquiries regarding Admissions should be addressed to them.

They publish a Parents Guide to Education in Shropshire each year with up to date information about schools and a full explanation of the admissions processes.

How do I apply for a place mid term?

For in-year admissions, please contact Mrs Tristham on 01746 762103 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to make an appointment to visit the school. You will be given an indication of whether there are places available in the relevant year group.

Can I come for a visit?

Current Year 6 pupils are also welcome to book a personal tour to come and take a look around our wonderful school. Appointments can be arranged by calling the School Office on 01746 762103.

Do you provide school transport?

Transport is provided by the school’s own minibuses and drivers, to and from Highley, The Hobbins and Bobbington. The Wolverhampton route includes The Mermaid Pub, Perton, Pattingham, Penn, Seisdon and Wombourne.

The school is willing to consider most areas should demand be sufficient. For enquiries about our bus service, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

What is your provision for pupils with special educational needs?

An overview of our approach to Special Educational Needs can be found here →

For further information on admissions, please call 01746 762103 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Founded in 1503, Bridgnorth Endowed School has a rich and long history in education.

Today, it is a vibrant non-selective co-educational secondary school that offers great facilities, high quality teaching and an exciting choice of extra-curricular activities.

The school benefits from a thirty-acre campus and its own on-site leisure centre, with all the convenience of a town centre location.

Bridgnorth Endowed School
Northgate, Bridgnorth
Shropshire, WV16 4ER

01746 762103

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