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Information regarding Oasis Academy Marksbury Road
Due to further delays in starting building works, Oasis Community Learning, The Department for Education and Bristol City Council have together taken the difficult decision that the Academy will now open in September 2015 instead of September 2014. This is necessary in order to allow building work to be finished and remove the need for temporary arrangements to be put in place. We are sorry for any upset or inconvenience this may cause.
Bristol City Councils school admissions team is in the process of contacting all Parents/Carers that have been offered the academy to discuss their options and to offer an alternative school. If you have any further queries regarding Oasis Academy Marksbury Road, please contact the school admissions team.
The following schools are full for admission to New Reception in September 2014:
- New Reception September 2014 Oversubscribed Schools and Allocation Statements (pdf, 2.7 MB)(opens new window)
- What to do when you receive your offer of a school place which was one of your preferences (pdf, 127 KB)(opens new window)
- What to do when you receive your offer of a school place which was not one of your preferences (pdf, 130 KB)(opens new window)
12 September 2013
Admissions systems open
15 January 2014
Closing date for applications
16 April 2014
Results for all on-time applicaitons sent to parent/carers by 1st class post. At 10am, those who applied online will also be sent an email summarising their results. Please note: We are unable to confirm the offer school over the telephone until 22 April. Details on how places were allocated at Bristol schools will be available on this webpage from 12noon on 17 April
30 April 2014
Deadline for parents to respond to offer
28 May 2014
Waiting lists for Bristol Community Schools, academies and free schools whose admissions are managed by Bristol City Council will be available. Please contact School Admissions on 0117 903 7694 for further information
June 2014 onwards
Parents hear about re-allocated places. The outcome of applications will be advised to applicants in writing on or prior to 13th June 2014
Appeals are heard
For the new Primary Schools located at Marksbury Road and Avonvale Road please see the information on our Primary additional places update page.
If your child was born between 1 September 2009 and 31 August 2010 you must apply for a New Reception Primary school entry place.
The online applcation system for Reception Primary schools has now closed.
You may still apply by completing a paper application form (pdf, 260 KB)(opens new window) and return it by post or email.
This will be a 'late' application and will be considered after all on-time applications have been allocated.
Information about Primary schools
Before applying for a New Reception Primary school you should read the following information:
A guide for Parents and Carers (pdf, 4.0 MB)(opens new window) provides essential information on the different types of school and how to apply.
You can enter your postcode into our useful application to Find your nearest schools
- the furthest distance table (pdf, 135 KB)(opens new window) gives the furthest distance that places were offered in previous years where schools were oversubscribed.
For information about delaying your child starting school until nearer their 5th birthday, please find the information on deferred entry (pdf, 29 KB)(opens new window).
If your child was born between 1 September 2002 and 31 August 2009 you will need to make an In Year admission application.
Work continues with the aim of providing more places. Details of these and the methods of applying for them will be published on the Primary additional places update page as appropriate.
The current admissions code of practice can be found on the Department for Education website.
Holymead Primary Important changes
Please read the information regarding the amalgamation of the two school sites on page 55 of the Guide
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