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The ring road from Wick Wick to the Hambrook lights will be closed in both directions this weekend from 8pm on Saturday 22 July through to 6am on Monday 24 July when the road will reopen with the contraflow in place. This is to allow the construction of the contraflow.

Secondary school admissions

Online applicants are now able to login and view the outcome of their application for a secondary school place, and have been notified by email unless otherwise specified at the time of application. The online system has a “forgotten password” option. You can now also apply for free school meals online within the council’s Citizen Portal. Applicants who applied using the paper application form have been notified by letter posted 1st class on 1 March 2017. We are unable to inform parents/carers of the offer by telephone. Remember to reply to offers made by 15 March 2017.

Check your secondary school application outcome (available from 1 March 2017)

Secondary school admissions September 2017

If your child is in Year 6 and was born between 1 September 2005 and 31 August 2006 (inclusive), they must attend a secondary school in September 2017 unless you decide to educate your child at home.

Admission to secondary 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

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Admission to secondary school booklet

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

You can find your nearest secondary school by putting your address into this page.

Once you have read the relevant information in the secondary admission booklet please either apply online  or download a paper application form, complete and return to: Admissions and Transport Team, South Gloucestershire Council, Department for Children, Adults and Health, PO Box 298, Civic Centre, High Street, Kingswood, Bristol BS15 0DQ

Apply online

Applying online is the simplest way to apply and also allows you to change your preferences up until the closing date. If you apply online you will be able to change your preferences right up until the closing date and view the outcome of your application online from March 2017.

Guidance for using the online application system is available.

Advice on choosing a school

We provide impartial advice, support and information about choosing a secondary 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.

Receiving your offer – Secondary school admissions September 2017

Online applicants will be able to view the outcome of their application for a school place on 1 March 2017 by logging onto the online system using their password.

Online applicants will be formally notified of the offer of a school place by email unless otherwise specified at the time of application. Applicants who applied using the paper application form will be notified of the offer of a school place by letter to be posted 1st class on 1 March 2017. We are unable to inform parents/carers of the offer by telephone.

Parents/carers must respond to the offer directly to South Gloucestershire Council by 15 March 2017. Where a response has not been received by 15 March 2017, we will contact parents/carers to advise them of the need to respond within one week and point out that the place may be withdrawn if they do not. Where a place has been withdrawn this will be confirmed in writing to parents/carers.

For more information on receiving your offer, please see our Secondary Admissions Guidance below:

Admission to secondary 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

Start reading
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