School Admission

If you are considering Hillcrest for your child and would like to have a look around please call Sue, Jill or Juliet in the school office - we will be delighted to arrange an appointment to show you around our wonderful school.

0117 3772440


Joining Hillcrest

Bristol City Council are responsible for the entire admissions process. Our admin team will be able to advise you on who to contact and when. However, please be aware that we have no influence over how places are allocated.

In order to meet the needs of the children already on roll, teaching and learning spaces need to be used flexibly and for a variety of purposes. Therefore Hillcrest Primary School Governors have determined that the maximum class size will be 30 children to enable the most effective teaching and learning to take place in a refurbished, undersized Victorian building.

For further information about how to apply and the Bristol Council Admissions policy, please click here.


Numbers currently on roll (Updated 6th July 2017)


Reception 60
Year 1 60
Year 2 60
Year 3 56
Year 4 60
Year 5 58
Year 6 55
Total 409


Open Days for Reception Intake

Each Autumn we hold two open mornings for parents of children due to start in Reception the following September.  The dates will be posted here nearer the time and you can then call the school office to book a place.





2017 Reception intake
If your child has not been allocated a place at Hillcrest and you would like to know what to do next, the Primary Admissions department at BCC will be able to advise you. Contact Carole Hooper on 0117 9037692.