Applying to Orchard School Bristol
Applications to start Orchard School in Year 7 are through Bristol City Council's co-ordinated admissions procedures. Click here for the City Council's website with details on how to apply for a secondary school place.
If your child is already of secondary school age please apply direct to Orchard School Bristol. You can do this by downloading the form, here and either dropping it into the school or posting it to Orchard School Bristol, Filton Road, Horfield, BS7 0XZ.
Admissions Policy 2021-2022
Please click here for our Admissions Policy 2021-2022.
Proposed Admissions Policy 2022-2023
The consultation period for our 2022-2023 Admissions Policy has now closed. Please see our Proposed Admissions Policy (2022-2023) which provides guidance on the processes and criteria used for the admission of students to the Orchard School Bristol for September 2022. It identifies the appeals process where the Academy is oversubscribed and the process for setting the admission numbers for the Academy.
If you wish to make an appeal, you can do so by filling our Admissions Appeal Form.
IMPORTANT UPDATE March 2020. Please click here to read important information concerning a temporary change to the admission arrangements relating to Year 9 and 10 at Orchard School Bristol under Paragraph 3.6 of the Admissions Code.