Admissions 2020 / 2021

Tortworth VC Primary School is a maintained school – as such all admissions are handled by the South Gloucestershire Local Authority. More in-depth information about South Gloucestershire school admissions  may be found here.

We strongly encourage all prospective parents to contact the school, to look around. Due to COVID-19 any tours will have to be individually arranged after school, at 4pm. Tours are conducted by the Head Teacher. If you would like to schedule a tour, please contact the school office. 

Important Dates 

Applications for Reception 2021 are now open

Applications are made on-line through the South Gloucestershire Portal 

15th January 2020 - Application Deadline

Applications made after this date are still valid, but are less likely to be your priority choice 

16th April 2021 - Offers Released 

School place offers will be made to parents / carers via the on-line portal 

30th April 2021 - Response Deadline 

Parents / carers must respond to offers made by South Gloucester through the online portal

Applications made after these dates must be done as 'In-year Transfers' 

In-Year Transfers 

If you have moved into the area, or wish to change schools please fill out a South Gloucester Transfer Form, available here.


 Email the completed form to:

Other Information 

Allocation Criteria and Siblings 

South Gloucestershire has made some changes to place allocation with regards to siblings.


For more information please see South Gloucestershire's  Primary Admissions Guide.  

Children with ECH Plans 

Children with an education, health and care plan have a diffrent admissions procedure. Parents / carers will be contacted seperately  by their case worker. If any assistance is required please contact the Depatment for Children, Adults and Health. 

Reception Teaching and Learning 

For more information about our curriculum, classes and teachers please go to our Wagtails or Early Years pages 

Useful Contact Information 

South Gloucester Admissions 



Department for Children, Adults and Health 


Telephone: 01454 868008

Tortworth Primary School 


Telephone: 01454 260510

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