Reception Places

If your child was born between 1st September 2017 and 31st  August 2018 you may be thinking about applying for a Reception class place for next September. 

If you would like to apply for a Reception class place at Fishponds CE Academy, you will need to apply through Bristol City Council.

Fishponds CE Academy Admissions Policy 2021/22

Fishponds CE Academy Admissions Policy 2022/23 

Fishponds CE Academy Supplementary Form

Due to Covid-19 the Faith Place Criteria for over-subscription has changed.  The criteria is:

“ In the event that during the period specified for attendance at worship the church has been closed for public worship and has not provided alternative premises for that worship, the requirements of these admissions arrangements in relation to attendance will only apply to the period when the church or alternative premises have been available for public worship”. 

In Year Admissions

Should you wish your child to join Fishponds CE Academy part way through their school journey then the best place to start is to ring the school on 0117 9030 491.

Due to Covid-19 the Faith Place Criteria for over-subscription has changed.  The criteria is:

“ In the event that during the period specified for attendance at worship the church has been closed for public worship and has not provided alternative premises for that worship, the requirements of these admissions arrangements in relation to attendance will only apply to the period when the church or alternative premises have been available for public worship”. 

Appeals

If you're refused a place for your child at your preferred school you have the right to appeal against the decision of the Admission Authority. Appeals need to be made through the Bristol City Council appeals process