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Latest information for Year 7 2019

Parents/carers will be notified of the outcome of their application via email.

If your child has been offered a place please respond to your paperwork by either accepting or declining the place offered by Friday 24th May 2019.

If you are interested in Trinity Academy and would like to find out more, please contact admissions@trinityacademybristol.org or phone 0117 353 5080

If your child has been unsuccessful in gaining a place in the first, second or third round allocations, we may be able to offer further places following further rounds of allocation and, as such, we would urge you to request for your child to be included on the waiting list for the school. 

Late Applications

All applications received by Trinity Academy after the closing date for applications on 31st October 2018, will be considered to be late applications. If you wish your child to be considered in further rounds of allocation for places, please submit a late application as soon as possible by clicking here.

Why has my child been unsuccessful in gaining a place at Trinity Academy?

Following the outcome of the second round of allocation of places, 28 applicants requested to go on the waiting list which included 10 late applicants.

Trinity Academy had places to reoffer in the third round.  The school remains oversubscribed; the waiting list was re ranked in line with the over subscription criteria, in order of priority, as set out in the admission arrangements 2019/20 to reallocate these places. This included a fresh round of random allocation, supervised by an independent person. Remaining unsuccessful applicants were drawn randomly and placed on to the waiting list.

Third Round allocation

0 places have been reserved at the request of the SEN team for children with an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP).

The 120 places have been allocated by applying the over subscription criteria, in order of priority, as set out in the published admission arrangements 2019/20 for the 2nd round of allocation:

  • ‘Looked after’ children or ‘previously looked after’ children - 3 places.
  • Feeder School - 24 places.
  • Siblings - none
  • Music Specialists - 12 places.
  • Inner priority area - 20 places.
  • Outer priority area - 26 places.
  • Out of priority area - 35 places.

Second Round

Following the outcome of the first round allocation of places, 71 applicants requested to go on the waiting list which included 31 late applicants.

Trinity Academy had 48 places to re offer in the second round. The school remains oversubscribed; the waiting list was re ranked in line with the over subscription criteria, in order of priority, as set out in the admission arrangements 2019/20 to reallocate these places. This included a fresh round of random allocation, supervised by an independent person. Remaining unsuccessful applicants were drawn randomly and placed on to the waiting list.

Second Round allocation

0 places have been reserved at the request of the SEN team for children with an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP).

The 120 places have been allocated by applying the over subscription criteria, in order of priority, as set out in the published admission arrangements 2019/20 for the 2nd round of allocation:

  • ‘Looked after’ children or ‘previously looked after’ children - 4 places.
  • Feeder School - 24 places.
  • Siblings - none
  • Music Specialists - 12 places. (4 places were re offered in the 2nd round)
  • Inner priority area - 20 places.
  • Outer priority area - 29 places.
  • Out of priority area - 31 places.

First Round

Trinity Academy received 221 on-time applications for the 120 places available and was therefore unable to offer places to every applicant who applied.

1 place was reserved at the request of the SEN team for children with an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP).

The remaining 119 places were allocated by applying the over subscription criteria, in order of priority, as set out in the published admission arrangements 2019/20 for the 1st round of allocation:

  • ‘Looked after’ children or ‘previously looked after’ children- 2 places.
  • Feeder School - 27 places.
  • Siblings - none.
  • Music Specialists - 12 places.
  • Inner priority area - 19 places.
  • Outer priority area - 59 places.
  • Out of priority area - none.

Appeals Information - Year 7 September 2019

Parents have the right of appeal under The Education Act to an independent panel, against the decision not to offer your child a place at Trinity Academy for September 2019.

To view the Year 7 2019 Appeal Guidance notes click here

To download an Appeal pro forma click here

Parents should submit Year 7 2018 appeal forms by Friday 10th May 2019 to the Admissions Officer, c/o Cathedral Schools Trust, College Square, Bristol, BS1 5TS.

Year 7 appeals will be heard from week commencing Monday 24th June 2019.

For further information, please contact admissions@trinityacademybristol.org