A very warm welcome and thank you for your interest in enrolling your child at Devizes School, an inclusive, comprehensive school dedicated to meeting the needs of all young people in a safe and stimulating environment.
On this page, you can find information about how to apply for a place, in-year admissions, open days, as well as some information about what new starters can expect.
Admissions to the school are coordinated by Wiltshire Council.
For more information and to apply for a place at Devizes School for students in years 7 to 11, please click the button below to visit the Wiltshire Council website.
How to Apply
Admissions to the school are coordinated by Wiltshire Council, and your application can be completed and submitted online.
Click the button below to visit the Wiltshire Council applications website for the application form and further details.
Parents and guardians who wish to apply for a place at Devizes School in year 7 must apply online at www.wiltshire.gov.uk or complete the LA’s secondary common application form (SCAF) and return it to:
The School Admissions Team, County Hall, Trowbridge, Wiltshire BA14 8JB
The admission number is 227 students and the governing body will award 227 places. All applicants will be sent letters from the LA informing them of the result of their application. Unsuccessful applicants will be informed by the school of their position on the reserve list.
Visit our School
Due to coronavirus restrictions, we are currently not running visits for individual families. However, if you would like us to provide any further information about Devizes School, don’t hesitate to contact our admissions office by sending an email to: [email protected], or by calling 01380 724886.
We recently hosted our first ever Virtual Open Evening. The event was a great success, and it was great to be able to introduce so many to the school.
If you weren't able to attend, you can watch a full recording of the event below.
Being Devizes Introduction Video
Click the video below for a quick introduction to life at our school from some of our amazing staff!
We welcome students joining us at any time of year. If you currently live outside of Wiltshire, you can find more information about transferring to a Wiltshire school by clicking the button below and then the tap "Changing your child's school in the middle of a school year".
You can also contact our school office for more information about in-year transfers.
Wiltshire Council Admission Consultation
Wiltshire Council is consulting on the proposed admissions criteria and admission arrangements for its Community & Voluntary Controlled Schools for the 2023/24 academic year. It is also consulting on the proposed schemes for co-ordination of admissions to all maintained schools and academies for the 2023/24 academic year.
The consultation began on Friday 3 December 2021 and it ends on Friday 21 January 2022.
The consultation documents can be accessed by clicking on the link below.
To respond to this consultation please send your comments by email to [email protected] or you can write to:
School Admissions Team