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Alexander Hosea Primary School

Roots to grow, wings to fly


Reception year

In South Gloucestershire, children start school in the September before their fifth birthday.

If your child was born between 1 September 2016 and 31 August 2017 they can start primary school in September 2021.

The opening date for applications to Reception year is 10 September 2020.
The closing date for Reception year applications is 15 January 2021.

Offers of a school place will be made to parents/carers on 16 April 2021 (via the online system if you have applied online).  If you downloaded an application form, you will be notified by letter (to be posted first class on 16 April 2021).

Parents/carers must reply to offers made by 30 April 2021.

The school has 30 places available in Reception. Information about the application process can be found by clicking on the South Gloucestershire Admissions Guide 2021 below.

Click here for the link to access the South Gloucestershire Admissions Section and to be able to apply online.


Click here to access our school's Admissions Policy.

In-year admissions

If you wish to apply for a place other than at the start of the Reception year, please use the application form below and return to the Admissions Department at South Gloucestershire Council. Alternatively an in-year admission application form is available from the School. This also has to be returned to the Admissions Department at South Gloucestershire Council.

If you require any further information about the admissions process or the school, please contact us and we would be happy to help with this.

Click below for the following application forms:

Reception Year Group Admissions Application Form - September 2021

In-Year Application form for Primary School - 2020-2021