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If your child was born between September 1 2002 and August 31 2003 you must apply for a Year 7 Secondary school entry place.
The online application system for Secondary schools is now closed.
You may still apply by filling out the application form (pdf, 185 KB)(opens new window)and returning it to our postal address or by emailing it to us. This will be a 'late' application and will be considered after all on-time applications have been allocated.
Information about secondary schools
Before choosing a Year 7 school please read the following information;
The new Secondary guide for parents (pdf, 4.7 MB)(opens new window) contains information on how to apply to the different types of school.
- You can make arrangements to visit schools independently. Their set Open days were in September and early October.
September 12 2013
October 31 2013
midnight closing date for on-time applications
March 3 2014
Result of all on-time applications sent to parent/carers by 1st class post, or by email
March 4 2014 onwards
Parents can appeal/place child on waiting list
March 17 2014
Deadline for parents to respond to offer
May 5 2014
Parents hear about re-allocation of places
May 2014 onwards
Appeals are heard
If your child was born between August 31 1998 and September 1 2001 and you must go to the In Year page for information on how to apply.
Oversubscribed schools and waiting lists
The following schools are full for admission to Year 7 in September 2013:
- Bristol Cathedral Choir School
- Bristol Free School
- Colston's Girls' School Academy
- Cotham School
- Redland Green
- St Bede's Catholic College
- St Mary Redcliffe & Temple School
Information about allocations for oversubscribed schools (pdf, 1.3 MB)(opens new window) for entry in September 2013
You can contact us to find out about waiting list positions for Redland Green School and Cotham School.
Pages in the section
School admissions Bristol City Council PO Box 57 Bristol, BS99 7EB Opening Hours
Telephones: 9am - 5pm Monday to Thursday and 9am - 4.30pm Friday.
Closed Wednesday until 12noon for staff training.
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Work: 0117 903 7694
- Fax: 0117 903 7710