Year 6 Transition to St Bernadette's
On this page you will find information pertaining to transition.
Please find a video below which contains all of the information which would have been presented to parents of our September 2020 intake at the New Intake Evening in July.
We have put together a document which answers some of the Frequently Asked Questions that we get about transition from primary school to secondary school. Please click here to access the document.
First day in September
We have made this video which contains important information about the first day to school in September.
Timeline for year 7 admission in September 2021
Monday 15th March 2021
Parents and carers must tell Bristol City Council if they wish to accept the place offered at St Berns.
Monday 26th April 2021
Bristol City Council will tell St Bernadette’s which offers have been accepted for the school.
15th March to 23rd April 2021
Details of late applications, on time applicants still waiting for places at their preferred school and applications that have been withdrawn are exchanged between other Local Authorities and schools in preparation for the second round of offers.
Beginning of May 2021
An information link will be sent to parents who have accepted the place they have been offered at St Bernadette’s. The LA will tell parents, who applied late, after 31st October the outcome of their application.
End of May/beginning of June
A representative from St Bernadette’s will visit pupils from all Catholic primary schools and some non-Catholic primary schools.
25th and 26th May 2021
Appeals for on time applications made by 31st October 2020 will be heard. Appeals for late applications will be heard within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged.
June 2021 – Actual date TBC – Dependent upon COVID restrictions
Parents and pupils are invited to the school library between 3.30pm and 5.30pm in order that pupils can try on school uniform before placing their order. Orders must be placed by 25th June.
Thursday 1st July 2021 – Dependent upon COVID restrictions
Year 6 pupils are invited to join us between 9.15am and 2.15pm for our Transition Day.
Thursday 8th July 2021 – Dependent upon COVID restrictions
Parents and pupils are invited to join us at 7.00pm for the New Intake Evening. Tutor group information will be available. Uniform orders can be collected from school this evening.
Thursday 2nd September 2021
School term begins. INSET days TBC
Click here for the appeals timetable.