Old Sodbury Church Of England Primary

"Let your light shine" Matthew 5:16

Reception class 2022

Applications for Reception class 2022 closed on Saturday 15th January 2022. Late applications can still be submitted through South Gloucestershire Council on their applications page.

School place offers will be sent to families on 16th April 2022.


If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the school at office@oldsodbury.org.uk


As well as providing education to children  who live in the village, we also welcome many children and families from further afield such as Chipping Sodbury and Yate to our school family.

We are able to provide a outstanding small village school and community to families that live in the village and also larger urban areas.

If you would like to come and look around the school at any time, please give us a ring and we would be happy to show you around.

We have group open sessions in the Autumn Terms for applications for Reception the following year. More details will appear in the banner above.

 As with all other schools in South Gloucestershire, our admissions are handled by  the Local Authority. Full details on the application process and their online form can be found on their website on the following link:

South Gloucestershire Council Primary School Admissions

Reception year

The school has 15 places available in Reception. 

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

If your child was born between 1 September 2017 and 31 August 2018 they will start primary school in September 2022.

If your child was born between 1 September 2018 and 31 August 2019 they will start primary school in September 2023.

Applications are completed between September and January online HERE

The closing date for Reception year applications was 15th January 2022.

Offers of a school place will be made to parents/carers on 16 April 2022  either via the online system if you have applied online, or by post sent on this date if you downloaded an application form.

In-year admissions

If you wish to apply for a place other than at the start of the Reception year, you will also need to complete a form and return to South Gloucestershire Council who will check with us to see if we have any spaces in the year group(s) you are looking for. Please feel free to call us first to find out if we have spaces in the Year group you are interested in. 

Further information can be found here:

South Gloucestershire Council In Year Primary Admissions

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.