Admission to Reception
If you are considering our school for your child we would be very pleased to show you our fantastic school. We do understand that applying for school places can sometimes be a daunting prospect and we welcome visits to the school on one of our regular tours for prospective parents. We hold tours at both our sites and you can choose which site you want to visit or you can arrange to visit both sites, you simply need to book a place on the tour or tours that you wish to attend.
Lockleaze Road site tours:
We will hold tours for parents and carers looking for Reception places for September 2019 between October and January. Please contact the School Office on 0117 903 0302 to reserve a place. The Dates are as follows:
Wednesday 10th October – 2pm
Monday 15th October – 10am
Tuesday 23rd October – 9.30am
Wednesday 7th November – 2pm
Monday 12th November – 10am
Tuesday 20th November – 9.30am
Tuesday 27th November – 9.30am
Wednesday 5th December – 2pm
Tuesday 11th December – 9.30 am
Wednesday 9th January – 2pm
Orchard Campus site tours:
We will hold tours for parents and carers looking for Reception places for September 2019 between October and January. Please contact the School Office on 0117 377 2019 to reserve a place. Dates are as follows:
Thursday 4th October – 2pm
Wednesday 10th October – 2pm
Thursday 8th November – 9.30am
Friday 23rd November – 9.30am
Tuesday 4th December – 2pm
How to Apply
Admission of new reception pupils is managed for the school by Bristol City Council. It is easiest to apply online for a reception place for September 2019 by visiting Primary School Admissions. Alternatively, you can download and complete an application form available on the same website. The deadline for applications for reception places for September places is typically mid-January, the exact date will be listed here once confirmed.
For more information visit Bristol City Council School Admissions:
Alternatively, you can contact:
Bristol City Council
PO Box 57
Tel: 0117 903 7694
Telephones Opening Hours: 9 am – 5 pm Monday to Thursday and 9 am – 4.30pm Friday
The school makes decisions about admissions following our Admissions Policy which is available in the downloads area of this page.
Filton Avenue Primary School operates over two sites. For admissions purposes, home to school distances is calculated to a single point on the Lockleaze Road site. In addition to applying through their home local authority, applicants Reception places can complete the form available below or from the school, should they wish to specify a preference as to whether their child attends Lockleaze Road site (90 places) or Orchard Campus (30 places). The School operates an additional separate process to decide which site can be offered to parents.
An in-year admission means admission to a current year group for a child who is already attending school but wishes to change schools due to relocation or a change in circumstances. Filton Avenue Primary School manages its own in-year admissions so if you wish to apply for an in-year place, please contact the school office directly. Your child will normally already be attending or have a place at a school so please speak with your current headteacher prior to making an in-year admission application.
Tel: 0117 903 0302