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Cotham School

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Parents and Carers

Ofqual Exam Update


Year 10 Work experience update

Year 11 important information


Dear Parents/Carers

Ms Butler will be sending a further communication later on today once we hear from the Department of Education but in the meantime we wish to share with you our plans for tomorrow, Friday 20 March 2020.

Year 7 will continue to be in school for the entire day.  

Year 11 will be in school tomorrow morning from 8.30 a.m. to 11.00 a.m. for a celebration assembly.

The school will remain closed to all students in Years 8, 9, 10, 12 and 13 except the children of key workers.

All students entitled to free school meals are again invited to come in to school between 12.00 p.m. and 12.45 p.m. to collect a packed lunch from the Student Reception on Cotham Road.


Partial School Closure on Thursday 19 and Friday 20 March



Welcome to the Parents and Carer area of the website. On this page, you will find all the information you may need as a  parent/carer of a student at Cotham School.

Free School Meals

Term Dates


School Curriculum

GCSE Options Booklets

Click the boxes below to view the GCSE Options Booklets:

  • The 2019-21 KS4 Options Booklet is for current Year 9 students
  • The 2018-20 KS4 Options Booklet is for current Year 10 students
  • The 2017-19 KS4 Options Booklet is for current Year 11 students


See below for the latest catering menu and price list .

School Performance Tables

Click here for the Department of Education school performance tables website

Parent View

Parent View gives you the chance to tell Ofsted what you think about your child’s school, from the quality of teaching to dealing with bullying and poor behaviour. The survey can be completed at any time; you don’t have to wait until the school is being inspected.

Click here for the Parent view website.

Helping your Children Revise

See below for resources from the talk on revision and exam preparation for Years 9 and 10.

Contact details: Brenda Ferrie
EDDE - Excellence in Dyslexia Dyscalculia Education
07976 881051

Parents leaflet  |  Notes from the talk on ‘Helping your Children Learn and Revise’

Families in Focus North

Please see bellow for a plethora of information regarding forthcoming goings on in the North area of Bristol.

  1. Arnolfini_ Now or Never Project Overview
    PDF File
  2. North Bristol Advice Centre Get Online drop-in sessions
    PDF File
  3. OTR Inspiration Works Half-term programme
    PDF File
  4. OTR additional upcoming events
    DOCX File
  5. Oasis Community Shop Autumn 2018 programme
    PDF File
  6. Post 16 Directory
    DOCX File
  7. Princes Trust_ Fairbridge Programme Example Follow on Calendar
    PDF File
  8. Princes Trust_ Referral form
    PDF File
  9. Princes Trust_Fairbridge Programme info
    PDF File
  10. Arnolfini_Now or Never postcard
    PDF File
  11. Brentry & Henbury CC- Introducing Woodwork in Early Years Education poster
    DOCX File
  12. Bristol Bears HITZ Programme @ Lockleaze Sports Centre
    PDF File
  13. Bristol Libraries opening hours
    PDF File
  14. Bristol Libraries storytime and babybounce timings
    PDF File
  15. Bristol Playbus_The Ranch @ Southmead APG
    DOCX File
  16. Bristol Schools Mental Health Network Meeting
    DOCX File
  17. Bristol Youth Election Candidate and Information Booklet version 2019
    PDF File
  18. Bristol Youth election timeline
    DOC File
  19. Bristol Youth elections nominations poster
    PDF File
  20. BSCB Child Exploitation Briefing
    PDF File
  21. CYN The Edge @ Arnolfini info
    PDF File
  22. CYN The Edge @ Arnolfini poster
    PDF File
  23. Findability update
    PDF File
  24. Freedom of Mind Festival 2018 lineup
    DOCX File
  25. Heart to Heart Bristol_ counselling service
    PDF File
  26. Lawrence Weston Community Farm Hands opportunities
    PDF File
  27. Lawrence Weston Community Farm- vacancy for Farm Hands Engagement Worker
    PDF File
  28. Mandy Parry Training 2018-19 programme
    DOCX File
  29. MPCP mindfulness for parents poster
    PDF File
  30. NACOA- Information for people affected by their parent's drinking leaflet
    PDF File
  31. NACOA talk on the neurochemistry of alcohol and the experience of the science 05 10 18
    PDF File
  32. National Medical Conference on FGM 2018 timetable
    PDF File
  33. National Medical FGM Conference 2018 poster
    PDF File
  34. What's On Library by Library
    ZIP File