Primary admissions

Important reminder for Reception Admission for September 2016 admissions: second round of allocations

The deadline for making an application, or changes to an application already made is 5pm on Friday 20 May 2016.

If you move house, you must contact School Admissions straight away by emailing school.admissions@bristol.gov.uk or ringing 0117 903 7694.

We'll tell you what documents we need to confirm your new address. All documentation must be received by School Admissions by 5pm on Friday 20 May 2016.

Waiting lists for Reception 2016 admission won't be available until Friday 10 June 2016 whilst we process the second round of allocations.

If you've made an application or changed school preferences after 15 January 2016, we'll send you a letter on 10 June 2016 to let you know the result.

Applications for Reception school entry after the closing date

The closing date for on-time applications  for a Reception place in September 2016 was midnight on 15 January 2016. 

You can still apply using our downloadable form (pdf, 222k) (opens new window) . You won't be able to apply online.

We’ll consider all applications received after 15 January 2016 in the second round of allocations in June 2016. 

See a map of primary schools in Bristol (pdf, 1.2MB) (opens new window)

Information about Primary schools

Before applying for a new Reception Primary school place you should read the following information:

For other year groups you should make an In Year application

Primary schools appeals

For the schools below, return your written grounds of appeal by 23 May 2016 to: School Admissions (Romney House), Bristol City Council, PO Box 3176, Bristol, BS3 9SF.

Air Balloon Hill Primary School

Ashley Down Primary School

Ashton Vale Primary School

Avonmouth Primary School

Bishop Road Primary School

Blaise Primary School

Brentry Primary School

Bridge Farm Primary School

Broomhill Infant School

Brunel Field Primary School

Elmlea Infant School

Fair Furlong Primary School

Fishponds Church of England Academy

Headley Park Primary School

Henleaze Infant School

Hillcrest Primary School

Holymead Primary School

Horfield Primary School

Knowle Park Primary School

Oasis Academy New Oak

Allocation statements and appeal information

The following schools are full for admission to Reception Year Group in September 2016. Information on how places were allocated is available below.

Bristol Schools

Air Balloon Hill Primary (pdf, 148k) (opens new window)

Ashley Down Primary (pdf, 41k) (opens new window)

Ashton Vale Primary (pdf, 13k) (opens new window)

Avonmouth Primary (pdf, 41k) (opens new window)

Bannerman Road Community Academy (pdf, 382k) (opens new window)

Bishop Road Primary (pdf, 41k) (opens new window)

Blaise Primary (pdf, 41k) (opens new window)

Brentry Primary (pdf, 41k) (opens new window)

Bridge Farm Primary (pdf, 41k) (opens new window)

Broomhill Infant (pdf, 147k) (opens new window)

Brunel Field Primary (pdf, 42k) (opens new window)

Cathedral Primary (pdf, 101k) (opens new window)

Christ Church CofE Primary (pdf, 48k) (opens new window)

Elmlea Infants (pdf, 41k) (opens new window)

Fair Furlong Primary (pdf, 41k) (opens new window)

Fishponds Academy (pdf, 131k) (opens new window)

Headley Park Primary (pdf, 41k) (opens new window)

Henleaze Infants (pdf, 42k) (opens new window)

Hillcrest Primary (pdf, 41k) (opens new window)

Holymead Primary (pdf, 147k) (opens new window)

Horfield CofE VC Primary (pdf, 41k) (opens new window)

Knowle Park Primary (pdf, 41k) (opens new window)

Oasis Academy Bank Leaze (pdf, 213k) (opens new window)

Oasis Academy New Oak (pdf, 105k) (opens new window)

Our Lady of the Rosary (pdf, 74k) (opens new window)

Parson Street Primary (pdf, 13k) (opens new window)

Redfield Educate Together Primary Academy (pdf, 341k) (opens new window)

School of Christ the King (pdf, 113k) (opens new window)

Sea Mills Primary (pdf, 41k) (opens new window)

Sefton Park Infants (pdf, 147k) (opens new window)

Shirehampton Primary (pdf, 41k) (opens new window)

SS Peter and Paul RC Primary (pdf, 108k) (opens new window)

St Anne's Infants (pdf, 148k) (opens new window)

St Bernadette Catholic Primary (pdf, 161k) (opens new window)

St Bernard’s Catholic Primary (pdf, 102k) (opens new window)

St Bonaventures Catholic Primary (pdf, 138k) (opens new window)

St Johns CofE VC Primary (pdf, 41k) (opens new window)

St Joseph's Catholic Primary (pdf, 441k) (opens new window)

St Mary Redcliffe C of E VC Primary (pdf, 41k) (opens new window)

St Nicholas of Tolentine Catholic Primary (pdf, 497k) (opens new window)

St Patrick's Catholic Primary (pdf, 301k) (opens new window)

St Peter's Church of England VC Primary (pdf, 41k) (opens new window)

St Ursula's E-Act Academy (pdf, 144k) (opens new window)

St. Teresa’s Catholic Primary (pdf, 92k) (opens new window)

St. Werburgh’s Primary (pdf, 494k) (opens new window)

Steiner Academy Bristol (pdf, 327k) (opens new window)

Stoke Bishop Church of England Primary (pdf, 74k) (opens new window)

Summerhill Infants (pdf, 147k) (opens new window)

The Dolphin School (pdf, 550k) (opens new window)

Upper Horfield Community Primary (pdf, 41k) (opens new window)

Victoria Park Primary (pdf, 41k) (opens new window)

Wansdyke Primary (pdf, 41k) (opens new window)

Waycroft Academy (pdf, 13k) (opens new window)

West Town Lane Academy (pdf, 21k) (opens new window)

Westbury Park Primary (pdf, 39k) (opens new window)

Westbury-on-Trym C of E Academy (pdf, 126k) (opens new window)

Whitehall Primary (pdf, 42k) (opens new window)

Appeal documents

Infant Class Size Appeal Guidance Notes 2016 (pdf, 156k) (opens new window)

Infant Class Size Appeal Proforma 2016 (pdf, 270k) (opens new window)

BANES schools

Farmborough CE VC Primary (pdf, 43k) (opens new window)

St John's CofE Primary (pdf, 44k) (opens new window)

Prejudice appeals form for infant, junior and primary schools (pdf, 43k) (opens new window)

Class size appeals form for infants (pdf, 50k) (opens new window)

South Gloucestershire schools

Almondsbury Primary (pdf, 28k) (opens new window)

Beacon Rise Primary (pdf, 28k) (opens new window)

Blackhorse Primary (pdf, 29k) (opens new window)

Bromley Heath Infant (pdf, 28k) (opens new window)

Charborough Road Primary (pdf, 146k) (opens new window)

Christ Church Infants (Downend) (pdf, 28k) (opens new window)

Christ Church Primary (Hanham) (pdf, 28k) (opens new window)

Courtney Primary (pdf, 28k) (opens new window)

Emerson's Green Primary (pdf, 28k) (opens new window)

Frenchay Primary (pdf, 28k) (opens new window)

Mangotsfield Primary (pdf, 28k) (opens new window)

Redfield Edge Primary (pdf, 28k) (opens new window)

Samuel White's Infant (pdf, 28k) (opens new window)

St Anne's Primary (pdf, 28k) (opens new window)

St Peter's Primary (pdf, 28k) (opens new window)

Stanbridge Primary (pdf, 28k) (opens new window)

Staple Hill Primary (pdf, 28k) (opens new window)

The Tynings Primary (pdf, 28k) (opens new window)

Appeal documents

Infant class size appeal leaflet (pdf, 32k) (opens new window)

Appeal proforma (pdf, 33k) (opens new window)

If you have not been offered your preferred school: what next (pdf, 44k) (opens new window)

Second round allocation statements

Air Balloon Hill Primary second round allocation statement (pdf, 168k) (opens new window)

Ashley Down Primary second round allocation statement (pdf, 53k) (opens new window)

Avon Primary School second round allocation statement (pdf, 63k) (opens new window)

Avonmouth Primary second round allocation statement (pdf, 53k) (opens new window)

Bishop Road Primary second round allocation statement (pdf, 52k) (opens new window)

Blaise Primary second round allocation statement (pdf, 52k) (opens new window)

Brentry Primary second round allocation statement (pdf, 46k) (opens new window)

Bridge Farm Primary second round allocation statement (pdf, 41k) (opens new window)

Broomhill Infant School second round allocation statement (pdf, 169k) (opens new window)

Brunel Field Primary second round allocation statement (pdf, 53k) (opens new window)

Cheddar Grove Primary second round allocation statement (pdf, 41k) (opens new window)

Elmlea Infant School second round allocation statement (pdf, 57k) (opens new window)

Fair Furlong Primary second round allocation statement (pdf, 38k) (opens new window)

Fishponds Academy second round allocation statement (pdf, 151k) (opens new window)

Fonthill Primary School second round allocation statement (pdf, 62k) (opens new window)

Greenfield E-Act Academy second round allocation statement (pdf, 38k) (opens new window)

Headley Park Primary second round allocation statement (pdf, 41k) (opens new window)

Henbury Court Primary School second round allocation statement (pdf, 62k) (opens new window)

Henleaze Infant School second round allocation statement (pdf, 53k) (opens new window)

Hillcrest Primary second round allocation statement (pdf, 41k) (opens new window)

Holymead Primary second round allocation statement (pdf, 172k) (opens new window)

Horfield CofE VC Primary second round allocation statement (pdf, 53k) (opens new window)

Knowle Park  Primary second round allocation statement (pdf, 41k) (opens new window)

Little Mead Primary Academy second round allocation statement (pdf, 62k) (opens new window)

Oasis Academy New Oak second round allocation statement (pdf, 10k) (opens new window)

Parson Street Primary Academy second round allocation statement (pdf, 13k) (opens new window)

School of Christ the King second round allocation statement (pdf, 108k) (opens new window)

Sea Mills Primary second round allocation statement (pdf, 46k) (opens new window)

Sefton Park Infant second round allocation statement (pdf, 164k) (opens new window)

Shirehampton Primary second round allocation statement (pdf, 53k) (opens new window)

St Anne's Infants second round allocation statement (pdf, 168k) (opens new window)

St Bernadette Catholic Primary second round allocation statement (pdf, 161k) (opens new window)

St Johns CofE VC Primary second round allocation statement (pdf, 52k) (opens new window)

St Mary Redcliffe CE Primary second round allocation statement (pdf, 41k) (opens new window)

St Peter's Church of England VC Primary second round allocation statement (pdf, 38k) (opens new window)

St Ursula's E-Act Academy second round allocation statement (pdf, 129k) (opens new window)

St. Werburgh’s Primary second round allocation statement (pdf, 164k) (opens new window)

Stoke Bishop Church of England Primary second round allocation statement (pdf, 65k) (opens new window)

Stoke Park Primary second round allocation statement

Summerhill Infants second round allocation statement - to follow

The Dolphin School second round allocation statement (pdf, 204k) (opens new window)

Upper Horfield Community Primary second round allocation statement (pdf, 52k) (opens new window)

Victoria Park Primary second round allocation statement (pdf, 41k) (opens new window)

Wansdyke Primary second round allocation statement (pdf, 41k) (opens new window)

Waycroft Academy second round allocation statement (pdf, 13k) (opens new window)

West Town Lane Academy second round allocation statement (pdf, 144k) (opens new window)

Westbury-on-Trym Academy second round allocation statement (pdf, 82k) (opens new window)

Westbury Park Primary second round allocation statement (pdf, 51k) (opens new window)

Whitehall Primary second round allocation statement (pdf, 168k) (opens new window)

 

BANES Schools second round allocation statements

BANES infants class size appeal form (pdf, 55k) (opens new window)

Whitchurch Primary second round allocation statement (pdf, 40k) (opens new window)

Waiting list for Reception year group starting in September 2016

Your right to appeal does not affect your right to go on the waiting list for any school that you applied for but did not get offered a place.  The admission authority must keep a waiting list for at least one term until 16 December 2016.

To find out your waiting list position for the following schools, contact the school directly.

Bannerman Road Community Academy

Cathedral Primary School

The Dolphin School

Oasis Academy Bank Leaze

Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Primary

Redfield Educate Together Academy

St Bernadette Catholic Primary

St Bernard's Catholic Primary

St Bonaventure's Catholic Primary

St Joseph's Catholic Primary

St Nicholas of Tolentine Catholic Primary

St Patrick's Catholic Primary

SS Peter and Paul Catholic Primary

St Teresa's Catholic Primary

School of Christ The King

Steiner Academy Bristol

Waiting lists for all other schools in Bristol will be available by 17 May 2016. To find out your position on the waiting list for these schools please call 0117 903 7694.

To find out your waiting list position for schools outside of Bristol, contact the council where the school is based to find out what you should do.

Timetable for co-ordinated Primary admissions for academic year 2016/2017

15 January 2016

Closing date for all applications

By 1 February 2016

Bristol Local Authority sends details of applications received for schools in other Local Authorities to the relevant Local Authority

By 8 February 2016

Bristol Local Authority sends details of applications received to own admission authority schools in Bristol

By 29 February 2016

Own admission authority schools send lists of the pupils to be offered and/or refused places at their schools, indicating ranking and criterion under which considered, to Bristol Local Authority

By 28 March 2016

Bristol Local Authority to inform other Local Authorities of the outcome of applications made by their residents for schools within Bristol

By 14 April 2016

Bristol schools informed by Bristol Local Authority of final offers up to the Admission Number. Schools will not notify parents of the outcome

Posted 1st class 18 April 2016

Single offer of a school place made for children resident in Bristol, including offers on behalf of other Local Authorities and own admission authority schools

By 3 May 2016

Parents/carers to respond to the offer of a school place

By 17 May 2016

Bristol Local Authority to inform schools of offers accepted

From 3 May 2016

As far as possible, details of late applications, on time applicants still seeking a place at their preferred schools and of places not accepted to be exchanged between Local Authorities

23 May 2016

Deadline for on-time appeals to be lodged for Community and Controlled schools

Early June 2016

Second round of allocations to be made

June 2016 onwards

Appeals

Information about oversubscribed schools

Additional reception places

Work continues with the aim of providing more places. Details of these and the methods of applying for them will be published when appropriate.

The current admissions code of practice can be found on the Department for Education website.

Contact information

School admissions

Bristol City Council

PO Box 3176

Bristol, BS3 9FS

Opening Hours

Opening Hours

Telephones: 9am - 5pm Monday to Thursday and 9am - 4.30pm Friday.

Closed Wednesday until 12noon for staff training.

Email: school.admissions@bristol.gov.uk

Tel: 0117 903 7694

Fax: 0117 903 7710