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Admission Policy consultations

Bristol City Council is consulting on the following admissions documents for the 2025/2026 school year:

  • Admission arrangements for all Bristol Community and VC primary schools
  • Admission arrangements for participating infant to junior transfers
  • Co-ordinated scheme for all Bristol primary schools
  • Co-ordinated scheme for all Bristol secondary schools
  • Co-ordinated scheme for participating schools for in year admissions

There are no significant alternation from those determined last year.  All of the consultation documents are available by clicking the consultation link below. 

Consultation for School Admission Arrangements 2025/2026 | Ask Bristol Consultation and Engagement Hub

The consultation will end on 31 January 2024.

To respond please complete the feedback form or email

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The determined policies will be published on the BCC Admissions website by 15 March 2024.





St Bernadettes


The governing body of St Bernadette Catholic Secondary School are consulting on their proposed admission arrangements for the 2025-26 school year. The proposed changes from the existing arrangements are:

SS Peter & Paul Parish, Redland, is added to the list of designated Catholic Parishes served by the school, in section 12. A map of the parish may be viewed on the consultation page of the school website. No other changes are proposed.

The proposed change is highlighted in yellow within the consultation policy attached.

You are invited to provide any comments you may wish for consideration on the proposed arrangements by Friday 26th January 2024. Final arrangements will be determined by 28th February 2024 and will appear on the school website by 15th March 2024.

Comments should be sent for the attention of Mrs K Scott. They can be emailed to or posted to the school at Fossedale Avenue, Whitchurch, Bristol, BS14 9LS.