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Welcome to the Admissions to Schools information page


Please use Admissions Online to find out about your offer of a school place on the national offer date

Secondary offer date is 01 March 2019

Reception and Junior offer date is 16 April 2019


Please note that the online application process for Secondary, Reception and Junior places is now closed.  If you wish to make an application please complete a paper application form available to download from this page and return to the admissions team. Applications received after the closing dates are dealt with as late applications.

We produce an Admissions Online Guidance for parents which contains essential information on how to register and make an online application along with a number of useful points should you need further information.  

Starting Primary, Junior or Secondary School for the first time (often known as Bulk Admissions)

The Admissions & Transport team deal with the arrangements for all bulk admissions and bulk transfer applications and as the local authority is responsible for all community and voluntary controlled schools the team will also process In Year applications for these types of schools. Schools situated in Bath & North East Somerset can be viewed using the links below. We can provide advice about schools, information about your right of appeal, if the school you prefer is full, or information about home to school transport.


School Finder – Find a school in Bath & North East Somerset


The closing date for Secondary applications starting in Year 7 in September 2019 was 31 October 2018.

The closing date for Reception and Junior (year 3) applications starting in September 2019 was 15 January 2019.


For further information about the bulk transfers groups please see the relevant sections below.

Is your child due to start school in the reception year group from September 2019?

Is your child due to transfer to a junior school in year 3 in September 2019?

Is your child due to transfer to a secondary school starting in year 7 in September 2019?

Please note, schools are not able to make an offer of a school place when it is an application for a bulk transfer group. All requests for places must be made to your home Local Authority who will deal with your request as part of the co-ordinated admission arrangements.

Admissions to a University Technical College and Studio Schools (Year 10 admissions)

Determined Admission Arrangements for 2019/20

In Year Admissions - This covers requests for a place in an existing year group at schools within Bath & North East Somerset.

Deferred, Delayed and Accelerated Admissions

If you would like to talk to someone about school admissions, please contact us on 01225 394312.  Due to high volume of applications our telephone lines can be very busy and they are currently open Monday to Thursday from 8.30am to 5.00pm and Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm. Email: or write to us at: School Admissions and Transport Unit, Lewis House, Manvers Street, Bath, BA1 1JG.

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