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If you are considering  Whitehall as the school of your choice, then we thought it would helpful for you to know about our admissions process.

Firstly, all our admissions are dealt with through the School Admissions Department at Bristol City Council.   School admissions are the department who you apply to if you would like your child to start with us in Reception. The guide opposite helps to explain this process more clearly. If you would like to contact them, then telephone 0117 9037694 or  email them


Places do become available during the academic year and again this is dealt with through the  School Admissions Department at Bristol City Council.  If you are looking for a place for a child already at school age then you will need to complete  a  form called an In-Year Admissions form. This is available to complete online or download at school admissions.     School admissions will  add your child's name  to a waiting list and then inform you when a place becomes available. School admissions will be able to inform you how many children are already in the year group and how many children are on the waiting list of the year group you are interested in.


Admissions for Primary School Places

 Apply for a new reception primary school place for September 2020.

If your child was born between 1 September 2015 and 31 August 2016. You must apply for a new reception school place.

Admissions for primary places are accessed through the Bristol City Council website.


Application deadlines

The final date for making an application is 15 January 2020.

The final date to make changes to an application made by 15 January 2020 is 25 January 2020.

Changes to an application include:

  • Changing the order of school preferences
  • Confirming a change of address
  • Confirming a sibling link at your preferred school(s)

Applications or changes to current applications made after 15 January 2020  will be processed after the second round of allocations has been completed.  

The second round of allocations will take place  in June 2020.  

Please respond in writing by post or email  at to offers made in the second round of allocations.  Responses to offers cannot be made online. 

This information, alongside an “Admissions Guide for Parents,” is available by clicking the link below;




A guide for parents and carers on applying for a Primary School place for 2019-20

A guide for parents and carers on applying for a Secondary School place for 2019-20

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Contact Us

(0117) 377 3087

Whitehall Primary School

Johnsons Lane, Bristol, Avon BS5 9AZ