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When to apply, dates for offers, and appeals for new reception primary places for September 2024.

Important dates for new reception primary applications
15 January 2024 Closing date for applications
19 January 2024 Final date changes of address accepted
29 January 2024 Applications sent to the relevant local authority
2 February 2024 Applications sent to Bristol own admission authority schools
23 February 2024 Bristol own admission authority schools send us a list of pupils to be offered or refused a school place.
18 March 2024 Local authorities sent details of pupils allocated places in their area.
28 March 2024 Schools sent details of all final offers for their school up to their admission number
16 April 2024 Offers of school places sent to parents and carers including offers from other local authorities and own admission schools
By 30 April 2024 Parents and carers must respond to the offer of a school place
14 May 2024 Schools sent details of offers accepted by parents and carers
30 April 2024 to 8 May 2024 Details of late applications, on-time applicants wanting a place at their preferred schools and of places not accepted exchanged between Local Authorities for second round allocations
6 June 2024 Deadline for lodging an on-time appeal where we present appeals on behalf of the school or academy
From late June 2024 School appeals held