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At Minerva Primary Academy we follow the Bristol City Council admissions routine.

Bristol City Council Admissions

Mid year admissions for pupils in years Reception to Year 6

If you would like your child to attend Minerva Primary Academy, we offer tours.  If you have decided that you’d like your child to attend, you will need to complete an application online with Bristol City council.

Once you have completed you application, a member of staff will contact you to arrange a start date.

Reception Admissions for September 2024

If your child due to start Reception in September 2024 we would be delighted to give you a tour of our school and answer questions you will have.

You can apply for a school place here

Pre-School Class Admissions

Children can be accepted for the Pre-School Class from the age of 3 years.

The date your child can start Pre-School depends on your child’s birthday as detailed below:

Child’s birthday 1 January to 31 March child can start the beginning of term on or after 1 April
Child’s birthday 1 April to 31 August child can start beginning of term on or after 1 September
Child’s birthday 1 September to 31 December child can start beginning of term on or after 1 January

Having accepted the offer of a place, our team will visit you and your child at home to start the positive relationship we have with our families.  After this initial visit your child will be welcomed for a short visit and then we will work with you to create a transition timetable to ensure your child settles well.  Prior to applying for a place, you are welcome to contact the team for a visit.

If you have any questions regarding our Pre-School please contact the School offices by email; [email protected]

Preschool application form

Admissions Policies

Frequently asked questions for starting school