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For information about applying to our Sixth Form Centre please click here.

If you have specific questions about the curriculum or about how to apply, please contact Mrs Botting who will either answer your queries or forward them to the correct person.

Year 7 Open Evening 

The event is for prospective Year 7 students. As part of the event, you will receive a warm welcome from the Headteacher and hear from some of our students. You will also be able to listen to a presentation about our admissions process and can speak directly with our admissions secretary if you have any queries or questions. There will also be a tour of the school facilities where you will see many of our students engaging in a variety of activities. 

Our open evening was on Wednesday 20 September 2023.

We will publish dates for the next open evenings for Year 7 admissions in 2025, in June/July 2024.

Year 7 Open Mornings 

These events are for prospective Year 7 students and their families. If you would like to see the school in action on a normal day you are invited to attend an open morning. You will receive a warm welcome from the Headteacher and also hear all about our admissions process. There will also be a tour of the school facilities where you will see lessons taking place and students learning. 

Open mornings were held on Monday 25, Tuesday 26 and Wednesday 27 September 2023

We will publish dates for the next open mornings for Year 7 admissions in 2025, in June/July 2024.

Prospectus for the Main School

Our Prospectus is available to view here.

Q&A Video Presentation

The following Q&A video covers a variety of topics about the school, and we hope you find it useful.

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Admissions Policy 

The Admissions Policy has full details of the application process and criteria.

The Admissions Policy for 2024-25 is available here.

The forthcoming Admissions Policy for 2025-2026 is available here.

The previous Admissions Policy for 2023-24 is available here.

For admissions to the Redcliffe Sixth Form, please see the Sixth Form Admissions Policy.

Year 6 Applications to Year 7

Please remember that you must apply to your Local Authority. If you are applying as a church or other faith applicant, you must also apply to the School.

1. Applying to your Local Authority

You can apply to your Local Authority via their website. Here are a few links to Local Authority admissions information:

2. Applying to the School

In addition to applying to your Local Authority, you must complete our School Supplementary Form, if you are applying as a church or other faith applicant.

Please contact the Admissions Secretary Mrs Botting for advice on whether you need to submit the Supplementary Form to us or for any help with completing it. Mrs Botting can be contacted on 0117 3772100 (extension 218) or by email.

We use an admissions website (Admissions+) to process the supplementary form. The closing date for applications for entry to Year 7 in September 2024 was midnight on 31 October 2023


In-Year Admissions Years 7 - 11 for Children Already at Secondary School

We use an admissions website (Admissions+) to process in-year admissions. The In-Year Admission Form for Years 7 - 11 is now available via the link below.

The Admissions Procedure for In-Year Applications is available here

Applications Guidance Notes for Parents/Carers, Church Representatives, and Representatives of Other Faiths

For Year 7 Admissions Guidance Notes click here

For In-Year Admissions Guidance Notes click here.

Bulk Appeals Year 7 September 2024 Intake

In the case of an unsuccessful application for a Year 7 place in September 2024, anyone wishing to make an appeal please download and print the following documents:
Allocation Statement 2024
SMRT Appeal Proforma
You will need to complete the Appeal Proforma and return it to the school together with any supporting evidence by 31 March 2024. Our bulk appeals are being held w/c 13 May 2024, so please keep this date in your diaries.

Key Stage 3

Find out more about learning at Key Stage 3 here.

Ofsted and DfE Performance Measures

You can view our most recent Ofsted report here.

The Department for Education's school and college performance measures are here.

Parental Engagement

The impact that our relationships with parents/carers have on a range of outcomes for our students was assessed by Ofsted in 2009. The results of this assessment are available here.

Our Performance as a Faith School

The result of our last Statutory Inspection of Anglican and Methodist Schools (SIAMS) report is available here.


Contact us

St. Mary Redcliffe and Temple School
Somerset Square, Bristol, BS1 6RT

0117 3772100