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Application for a school place

Please only fill in this application form if your child is already of secondary school age (11-16), and you are looking to apply to Orchard School Bristol.

Please note: If you are making this application due to a problem at your current School, it is essential that you meet with the school to try to resolve this prior to your application.

7. Do you have parental responsibility for the child/ren?*
9. Will an interpreter be required at a meeting in School?*
 First name of child/renSurname/family name of child (as appears on birth certificate)Date of birthGender (M/F)
12. Are you making this application due to a house move?*
13. Has the child/ren recently moved to this country? If no, please skip to question 14*
13d. Does your child hold EEA (European Economic Area) citizenship?
14. Is the child currently attending school?*
 Name of schoolSchool address
16. Are any of the children experiencing problems with the current school or are you unhappy with the current school?*
18. Does the child(ren), for whom you are making this application, have additional needs or support requirements?*
17. Does the child have an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP), previously known as a Statement of Educational Needs?*

Reason for your application

Other information

19. Does any other person have parental responsibility (under the Children Act 1989) of the child/ren?*
20. Does the child/ren already have siblings* attending Orchards School?*

*Sibling refers to a brother or sister, half brother or sister, step brother or sister or the child of the parent/carers partner where the child for whom the place is sought is living in the same family unit at the same address as that sibling

 Sibling's nameDate of birth
21. Has the child/ren been permanently excluded for one or more schools?*
22. Are the child/ren ‘looked after’ by a Local Authority?*


I certify that the above information is true and accurate, I understand that any place offered may be withdrawn if I give false information.

Privacy Notice - Data Protection Act 1998

We, Orchard School Bristol, are a data controller for the purposes of the Data Protection Act. We collect information from you and your child may receive information about you and your child from the previous school and the Learning Records Service.

We will not give information about you to anyone outside school without your consent unless the law and our rules allow us to do so.

We are required by law to pass some information to the Local Authority and the Department for Education, and in turn this will be available for the use(s) of the Local Authority.

If you want to see a copy of the information that we hold and/or share, please contact The School Business Manager.

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