Our School App Stay connected on the go...
Please see below for our current admissions policy.
You will also find our admission arrangements for 2022/23.
This outlines our process, criteria and appeals process for children starting in Reception in September.
You can find out more here about applying for a September Reception place New reception primary school place - bristol.gov.uk.
IN YEAR ADMISSIONS
In Year admissions are managed by the school.
In Year admissions should be made on the in year application form at the bottom of this webpage. You will be notified of the admission decision within 15 school days.
If we are not able to offer your child a place, you have a right to appeal and information will be provided in the letter of acknowledgement. A request for an in year appeal can be found at the end of this webpage.
Applications to places in the school during the academic year can also be made directly at the school. Please contact the school either by email, phone or in person to the school office.
Reception Starters for September 2022
If your child was born between 1 September 2017 and 31 August 2018 you need to apply for a new reception school place to your home local authority.
Apply online from 12 September 2021 for September 2022 admissions. The closing date is 15 January 2022. Our Reception September admissions is managed by Bristol City Council. You can find out more here.
There are many great schools in Bristol and we want you to find the right one for your child. To help you get to know us and see our provision, please contact us to book on to one of our meet & greet sessions which will include a short presentation and a tour of our school.
- Thursday 7th October at 9.30am
- Thursday 7th October at 5pm
- Monday 15th November at 9.30am
- Tuesday 7th December at 5pm
- Monday 10th January at 9.30am
Get to know our school by watching our short video.
Dolphin School Admissions Policy 2021 2022 10/09/2021 IN YEAR ADMISSIONS APPEAL REQUEST FORM 27/10/2021 IN YEAR ADMISSIONS APPLICATION FORM 27/10/2021 The Dolphin School Admissions arrangements 2022 2023 10/09/2021