Applying for a place for your child at Henleaze Junior School

Tours for prospective parents

During the autumn term we usually arrange a series of tours for parents of children planning to join the school the following September. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, we are unable to show people round in person, so we've made a short film to give you a flavour of our school.

Download our quick guide for new parents and children

Take the virtual tour

Children who attend Henleaze Infant School automatically qualify for a place in Year 3. Children from other schools and children transferring during the year, or in older year groups, need to apply.

Children in Year 2 at Henleaze Infant School are automatically entitled to a place in the Juniors if they want it, and most of our intake in Year 3 do transfer from Henleaze Infants. Applicants from other schools are required to complete an Application Form. Download an application form and send it in by email, or hand it in at the office. Alternatively, use the online form.

As an Academy, Henleaze Junior School is its own admissions authority. Any applications made to Bristol City Council will be forwarded to us directly.

Will I get in?

The Henleaze schools are very popular, and are usually oversubscribed. However, if you are moving to the area, there is a good chance that we will be able to offer places to your children.

Most of the children from Year 2 at Henleaze Infant School transfer to Henleaze Junior School in Year 3, but not necessarily all 90, so we usually have spaces to offer to children wishing to transfer from other local schools or from other areas.

Inevitably over the course of four years, some of our children move on, so there is always the possibility of a space in Years 4, 5 or 6. Contact the office if you would like to know more about the current availability of places in each year group, and we will do our best to help.

Visiting the school

We recommend parents visit the school before applying for a place: we think you'll like it, but every school has its own distinct character, and it is important that you feel confident in what we will offer your children.

If you arrange to visit, you will usually be offered a tour of the school, led either by a member of the senior leadership team or by some of the pupils. In either case, you will have the opportunity to ask all those burning questions that cannot be satisfied by trawling the website or prospectus.

Online Application

You may prefer to submit an application for a place using our online form. Our office staff will contact you to confirm receipt. You are advised to contact the office if you have not heard from us within 7 days.

School prospectus

Get our latest prospectus for more information about life at Henleaze Junior School