When to apply, dates for offers, appeals and waiting lists for new year 7 secondary school place for 2024.

Important dates for new year 7 secondary applications
31 October 2023 Final date for applications
3 November 2023 Final date for changes of address
13 November 2023 Applications sent to the relevant local authority
24 November 2023 Applications  sent to Bristol own admission authority schools
5 January 2024 Own admissions authority schools send lists of pupils to be offered or refused places and how places were allocated at their schools in ranked order to Bristol Local Authority
9 February 2024 Local authorities sent details of pupils allocated places in Bristol schools
23 February 2024 Schools sent details of final offers for their school up to their admission number
1 March 2024 Offers of a school place sent to parents and carers, including offers from other Local Authorities and own authority schools
By 15 March 2024 Parents and carers must respond to the offer of a school place
22 April 2024 Schools sent details of offers accepted by parents and carers
15 March to 25 March 2024 Late applications, on-time applicants wanting a place at their preferred schools and of places not accepted are exchanged between Local Authorities for second round allocations.
24 April 2024 Deadline for on-time appeals where we present appeals on behalf of the school or academy
May to July 2024 School appeals held