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 Bristol Free School

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Admissions Information

Admissions Policies:

Following consultation the September 2022 admissions policies have been determined:

To see a map of our catchment area, please click here.

How to apply

Admissions to Year 7 at Bristol Free School are managed by Bristol City Council and parents/carers wanting a place at the School need to contact School Admissions at Bristol City Council by:

Details on the new Year 7 admissions appeals can be found here

Key dates for 2021 Intake

2020  
31 Oct Final date for applications
2021  
22 Jan The deadline to apply late for a school place with a good reason.
February Applications are looked at and school places are decided.
1 Mar  

National Offer Day

Offers of a school place sent to parents and carers, including offers from other Local Authorities and own authority schools

By 15 Mar   Parents and carers must respond to the offer of a school place
30 Mar Deadline to make an appeal if your child wasn't offered a place at one of the schools you listed as the first, second or third preference.
April to Aug 2021 Appeals are discussed and decided at meetings called appeal hearings.

In Year Admissions

Vacancies may occur for any year group at any time. The school operates a waiting list for each year group, based upon the over-subscription criteria detailed within the Admission Policy.

To register your request for a place, please complete the student application form in full and return to Bristol Free School, Concorde Drive, Bristol, BS10 6NJ or by email to admin@bristolfreeschool.org.uk

The school will hold your details for the duration of the academic year on its waiting list which is ordered in line with the over subscription criteria detailed in the policy. Should a place become available for which your child is eligible, the school will contact you.

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