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 47).

Where can I find your Admissions Policy?

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

Do you hold open days?

Each year, we open our doors and welcome Year 6 pupils into the school to show all we have to offer. This takes place during the autumn term but, in the meantime, why not explore BES by visiting our virtual tour – 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 process.

Details about the appeals process can also be found on the Shropshire Council website.

How do I apply for a place mid term?

Further information on in-year admissions can be found here

Can I come for a visit?

Current Year 6 pupils are 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

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ofstead good provider"Pupils enjoy an inclusive and aspirational environment at Bridgnorth Endowed School." – Ofsted, 2023


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
Sat Nav Postcode: WV16 4ES

01746 762103

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