Admissions

Admissions Consultation

Friday 11 December, 2020

Consultation on Admission Arrangements for the 2022/23 intake.

In compliance with the School Admissions Code 2014, the Trust is consulting on proposed changes to the School's admission arrangements for the 2022/23 intake between 12.00 noon on Friday, 11th December 2020, to 12.00 noon on Friday, 29th January 2021.

 The consultation documents can be accessed here:

 Consultation Notice
 Proposed new Admission Policy for 2022/2023
 Proposed new Request for Admission Outside Normal Age Group form

A summary of the proposed changes, together with instructions as to how consultees can submit their views on these changes, are contained within the Consultation Notice.

Full details of the Trust's consultation in respect of the admission arrangements for the 2022/2023 intake for all of its schools can be found here

Admissions Information

Our school is part of the Gatehouse Green Learning Trust and we use Bristol Local Authority’s admissions team to handle all of our school admissions. We have space for 30 children joining our reception class every year. You can apply here.

Prospective parents are very welcome to make an appointment to view the school, every year we set time aside for parents to come into school and to meet with the Early Years Leader, Governors and Head teacher as well as to take a look at the early years environment. 

Unfortunately, this year, due to Covid-19 we are unable to offer viewings of the school.  However, we have created a  a virtual tour of reception class

If you would like to make an appointment to speak with the Early Years lead directly then please contact the school.

Our 2020-2021 Admissions Policy can be accessed here

Our 2021-2022 Admissions Policy can be accessed here

Nursery Provision - Owl Class

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We currently have a limited number of fully funded 15 hour Term Time Only spaces for 3 and 4 year olds in our Owl Class.  

Typically places are offered as follows:

Monday (9am-3:15pm) + Tuesday (9am-3:15pm) + Wednesday (9am -11:30am)
                                                                  Or
Wednesday (12:45pm - 3:15pm) + Thursday (9am - 3:15pm) + Friday (9am - 3:15pm)

Children will be able to start at the Nursery the term after their 3rd birthday.

Lunch is part of the whole day sessions and parents are asked to provide a packed lunch or can pay for a school meal at a cost of £2.25 per day.

Owl class is part of Compass Point School and we work closely alongside the Reception Children.  Details of the Early Year Curriculum can be found here. Unlike many nursery settings our nursery class is staffed by trained early years practitioners and a fully trained teacher.

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To view a virtual tour of our Nursery please click here

If you would like to apply for our nursery please complete an online application form

How to apply

 1. Parents / carers complete the online application.  Once we have received your application you will be added to the wait list. 

2. If you would like to look around please ask at the school office and they will arrange a visit to the Nursery.

3.  You will be asked to bring in your child’s Birth Certificate or Passport as proof of age.

4. You will receive your confirmed offer of a place in writing. Your place will be held open for 2 weeks of the offer date.

4. If a place becomes available during the academic year, it will be offered to the next child who is eligible:

  • Children in Need or with Special Educational Needs
  • Children currently with a space at nursery returning for a second year
  • Children who have siblings at the school
  • Distance from the school
  • Date of birth order, oldest child first.