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Cotham School

0117 919 8000


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 click here. Further information and policies on admission can be found below.


Bristol City Council Admissions Department Telephone number: 0117 903 7694

We are consulting on our admissions criteria for the school year 2022-23. You can see details of the proposed changes here and and full draft admissions criteria for the 2022-23 year here. The consultation will run from 19 October 2020 to  7 December 2020 and if you would like to give feedback or have questions, you can contact the Clerk to Governors, Leanne Sowersby (


Tour Dates in Term 6 (for the parents/carers of Year 5 students)

We warmly invite parents/carers of Year 5 students in to Cotham School as a first opportunity to see our school.  If the easing of restrictions go to plan, we should be able to accommodate 10 people in each tour therefore we request that only one parent attends.  Students hopefully will be able to attend our Open Morning/Evening events that we will have planned for September/October.

Please complete the form linked here and select your preferred Tour date from one of the following:-

Tuesday 29 June - 9.00 a.m. to 9.45 a.m.

Wednesday 7 July - 11.15 a.m. to 12.00 p.m. 

Thursday 15 July - 9.00 a.m. to 9.45 a.m.

Please note that school tours/visits may be subject to change or cancellation due to COVID-19 restrictions.

If you have any queries, please contact Main Reception on 0117 9198000.


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

Tel: 0117 903 7694