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Welcome to the Admissions to Schools information page


Please use Admissions Online to register and apply



Starting Primary, Junior or Secondary School for the first time (often known as Bulk Admissions) and from 12 September you will be able to make an application for admission in September 2020. 

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.  

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 2020 is 31 October 2019.

The closing date for Reception and Junior (year 3) applications starting in September 2020 is 15 January 2020.


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 2020?

Is your child due to transfer to a junior school in year 3 in September 2020?

Is your child due to transfer to a secondary school starting in year 7 in September 2020?

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 2020/21

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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