All admissions for Cotham School continue to be managed by Bristol City Council our Local Authority.  If you wish to apply for a place for your child please open the link below.  Further information and policies on admission can also be found on the website.

Bristol City Council Admissions Department Telephone number:
0117 903 7694

SCHOOL TOURS 2015/2016

Open Evening: Monday 14 September 2015, 6.30pm-9.00pm Booking not required

Open Morning Tours
Cotham School are holding Open Mornings throughout September/October 2015 for the Parents of prospective students starting Secondary School in September 2016. The Tour will start promptly at 9.15am and will last for approximately an hour. These tours are by appointment only.

Open Mornings:
Wednesday 23 September 2015
Thursday 1 October 2015
Tuesday 6 October 2015
Wednesday 14 October 2015
Tuesday 20 October 2015

Bookings for our Open Mornings are being taken from Monday, July 6, 2015.

If you would like to attend please contact Reception on 0117 9198000 or e-mail At the time of booking please state the date you would like to come, how many places you would like to book, (spaces are limited and so therefore we do say a maximum of 4 places per family) and a contact email/telephone number. If you wish to speak to our SEN team please mention this at the time of booking and a short appointment can be booked for you.

Throughout the year we hold Tours and the dates are as follows:
Tuesday 1 December 2015 – 09:15am
Wednesday 20th January 2016 – 11:15am
Thursday 17th March 2016 – 09:15am
Friday 22 April 2016 – 11:15am
Wednesday 6 July  - 09:15am

We look forward to welcoming you to Cotham School. 


School Tours 2014/15

Cotham is a unique school: it is diverse, vibrant, full of life and vitality and has the feel of a large family.

Our students tell us that they love the school and really enjoy learning within and beyond the classrooms.

At the heart of our ethos is learning and Cotham School is a real learning community where we all learn together.

We are a caring, happy school and we pride ourselves on our admission and transition process that enables our new entrant pupils to settle in quickly and feel a part of the school from day one.

We run regular open mornings where you can come in and look around the school.  Please do contact us and come and visit.

Our admissions are managed by Bristol City Council and their contact details are as follows:-

Tel: 0117 9036191

School Tours 2014/15
Please phone Main Reception on 0117 919 8000 to book a place.

Tuesday 2nd December 2014 9.15 am
Wednesday 21st January 2015 11.15 am
Thursday 19th March 2015 9.15 am
Friday 24th April 2015 11.15 am
Wednesday 8th July 2015 9.15 am - FULLY BOOKED

Additional School Tour: Friday 10th July at 09:15 Hrs please contact Reception to book a place(s) - FULLY BOOKED