Applying for a secondary school place

Application Timetable

The Wiltshire County Council website: has details of the timetable for applying for a secondary school place. Malmesbury School has an approved intake number of 270 for entry into Year 7 in September 2024.

Applying Online

Please follow this link to apply online at Wiltshire Council.

If you do not apply online you will need to complete a paper application form which is available from Customer Services on 01225 713010, alternatively you can download a copy of the form . The outcome of the application will be posted out second class on national offer day.

Important Dates

31 October 2023 – deadline for applications for 2024 entry

1 March 2024 – school allocations for 2024 entry are released by County, also known as National Offer Day.

In Year Admissions

Parents wishing to apply for a place in Years 8-11 are invited to contact admissions by email at Further information and how to apply can also be found on the Wiltshire County Council Schools Website Forms, guides and policy documents – Wiltshire Council

Visits to the school

‘Show rounds’ are currently running outside of school hours from 3:45pm-4:30pm with Sarah Edwards, our Admissions Officer (normally they run from 9:30am-10:15am). They are a fantastic opportunity to get an informal tour of the school’s facilities and a chance to ask any questions. We encourage parents/carers and their child/ren to attend. A place can be booked via reception at


Wiltshire Council Passenger Transport arrange for free or assisted transport for school children who live within catchment.  You will need to apply for transport for your child.

The Education Transport Team are available on 0300 456 0100.  Alternatively, you can email