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Primary school admissions

Admission to primary school booklet

It is very important that you read the appropriate admissions booklet before making an application, including considering how your child will travel to their preferred school(s).

For more information on primary admissions please see our Primary Admissions Guidance below:

Admission to primary schools in South Gloucestershire

Selecting the school you would prefer your child to attend is an important decision. The information in this booklet is intended to help you in making that decision. Applications must be submitted by 15 January 2018

Start reading

The information contained in the primary admission booklet and on this website is intended to help you in the initial stages of the application to primary school process. We strongly advise you to read through this information before applying for a school place.

You can find your nearest primary school by using the information on these pages.

Once you have read the relevant information in the primary admission booklet please either apply online or download, complete and return the paper application form to:

South Gloucestershire Council
Department for Children, Adults and Health
Admissions and Transport Team
PO Box 1955
BS37 0DE

Please note that the online application process is now closed. If you wish to make an application please complete a paper application and return to the admission and transport team at the above address. Applications received after the closing date will be considered after the national offer day, 16 April 2018.

Advice on choosing a school

We provide impartial advice, support, guidance and information about choosing a primary school.

Remember there is no substitute for visiting any school that you are considering. We suggest that you visit potential schools before making your preferences as there are many things to consider such as travel arrangements.

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