Church of England

Tel: 01905 746800

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Find below the most frequently asked questions and their answers. If you can not find the answer you are looking for please contact us.

Does Bishop Perowne CE College have a catchment area?
No. Bishop Perowne CE College serves the Diocese of Worcester and draws students from a range of church primary and community primary schools from within Worcester and the surrounding parishes for example Claines and Droitwich

Does Bishop Perowne CE College have a Supplementary Form as well as applying through my Local Authority?

What if I live in another Local Authority area?
You have to apply through your home Local Authority. Please see the Worcestershire County Council website for further details.

How do I contact the school?
The school office is open between 08:00 and 16:30 Monday to Thursday and until 16:00 on Friday. There is a facility to leave a message outside office hours or during busy periods when high volumes of calls are being received. Telephone number – 01905 746800 Email:

How do I report my son/daughter's absence?
You can contact the attendance office directly on 01905 727821. Regular updates are appreciated if a student is absent for more than 24 hours. A form for requesting planned absence is available from reception or the attendance officer. Please note that we do not authorise family holidays in term time.

What if my son/daughter is late?
Students who arrive after the bell has gone (08:30) are required to sign in with the Attendance Officer at the front gate or alternatively must report to reception to sign in. A 30 minute after school detention will be given. Detentions for lateness must be served on the day the student is late.

Who do I need to contact to pass an urgent message to my son/daughter?
Please contact our Student Reception on 01905 746810 who will be happy to pass on messages to students. Please note that we are unable to pass messages to students between 10.40am – 11.00am (break time) and 1.00pm – 2.00pm (lunch time/tutor time).

How do I speak to a member of staff?
Contact our reception staff on 01905 746800 or send an email to the individual member of staff. Email addresses can be found at Key School Contacts or Teaching Staff or Support Staff . Please note that staff may not be in a position to respond immediately due to teaching commitments.

What is the role of the Tutor?
The Tutor is the main point of contact in school regarding your son/daughter and should be your first point of contact if you have any issues or concerns. Your son/daughter's tutor will be able to involve other members of staff if needed. Email addresses for tutors can be found at Teaching Staff

How often will I receive my son/daughter's report?
There are four reports posted home to parents throughout the year. Each report indicates for every subject a target grade, a projection based on how they are performing at the time of writing the report, an 'attitude to learning' grade and an indication of the status of homework. The date the report is posted varies depending on the year group and these dates are in the school Calendar. A copy of the school calendar is sent home during the first few weeks of the new academic year.

Where can I find information about exams?
Information regarding dates for all exams are given to all students in the Spring Term of the examination year. The Exams Officer is available on 01905 746867 between 8am and 4.30pm Monday to Thursday and between 8.00am – 4.00pm on a Friday to help with specific queries.

How can I top up my son/daughter's lunch account?
Parents/carers are able to top up their son/daughter's accounts using the ParentPay system. All parents/carers are issued with a username and password for the system at the beginning of Year 7 and this remains the same throughout their son/daughter's school career at Bishop Perowne. Students are also able to top up using cash at the 'cash point' machine located in the dining hall. If parents/carers wish to discuss their son/daughter's account they should contact the Finance Office on 01905 746802.

Where can I find term dates?
Term dates are available on the website at Terms Dates or Calendar. Dates are also included on the school calendar issued to parents at the start of term. If in any doubt parents/carers are asked to contact the school reception on 01905 746800.


School Contact Details

Telephone: 01905 746800


Bishop Perowne CE College
Merriman's Hill Road

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