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The online application system for Reception and Year 7 school entry in September 2016 is now open. The links below will take you to the relevant pages.
Primary admissions are for entrance into schools when a child was born between 1 September 2011 and 31 August 2012. Applications must be received by us by 15 January 2016.
Secondary admissions are for entrance into schools when a child was born between 1 September 2004 and 31 August 2005. Applications must be received by us by 31 October 2015.
For other year groups choose the In-year admissions system.
How we tell you about an offer of a place
We will write to you with an offer of place.
In the interest of security we cannot:
- tell you about an offer by phone
- send responses to email addresses not provided prior to the offer date
- send via email if you applied using a paper form.
Your response to an offer must be made in writing.
This can be found on the Admissions Arrangements page.
Local Authorities have a statutory duty to ensure there are enough school places in their area for all the children that need them.
Bristol City Council’s School Organisation Strategy (pdf, 2.5 MB)(opens new window)identifies the projected need for places and what we have to do to make sure all families have access to high quality education. The Strategy will be reviewed annually and schemes agreed in the context of available funding and demographic trends.
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.
Pages in the section
School admissions Romney House, Bristol City Council PO Box 3176 Bristol, BS3 9FS Opening Hours
Telephones: 9am - 5pm Monday to Thursday and 9am - 4.30pm Friday.
Closed Wednesday until 12noon for staff training.
- Email: email@example.com
- Work: 0117 903 7694
- Fax: 0117 903 7710