How to apply

Mrs Susan King with students

Admissions to Year 7 at Bristol Free School are managed by Bristol City Council and parents/carers wanting a place at the School need to contact School Admissions at Bristol City Council here or emailing or phoning 0117 903 7694

Details on the new Year 7 admissions appeals can be found here

Key dates for 2021 Intake

31 Oct Final date for applications
February Applications are looked at and school places are decided.
1 Mar  

National Offer Day

Offers of a school place sent to parents and carers, including offers from other Local Authorities and own authority schools

By 15 Mar   Parents and carers must respond to the offer of a school place
6 May Deadline to make an appeal if your child wasn't offered a place at one of the schools you listed as the first, second or third preference.
May to July  2022 Appeals are discussed and decided at meetings called appeal hearings.


In Year Admissions

Vacancies may occur for any year group at any time. The school operates a waiting list for each year group, based upon the over-subscription criteria detailed within the Admission Policy.

To register your request for a place, please complete the student application form in full and return to Bristol Free School, Concorde Drive, Bristol, BS10 6NJ or by email to

The school will hold your details for the duration of the academic year on its waiting list which is ordered in line with the over subscription criteria detailed in the policy. Should a place become available for which your child is eligible, the school will contact you.