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South Gloucestershire Council - School Admissions

South Glos school admissions criteria and policies, lists of schools, school transport and special educational needs information.

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South Gloucestershire Council - School Term Dates

Current and future school term dates are listed here.

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Marlwood School Preferred Partners

Click the link below to see which local businesses are supporting the work of Marlwood School. Please contact Wendy Rimell for more information.

Tel: 01454 862591
www.marlwood.com/preferred-partners


Maths and English Tuition, Thornbury Kumon Study Centre

Kumon offer individualised after-school study programmes designed to help children of all ages and abilities to fulfil their potential in maths and English. Children work at their own pace, enabling them to develop self-confidence and learning skills that will give them the optimum chance of succeeding in life.

Trina Taylor, Mallow House, The Close, Thornbury BS35 2AL
Tel: 01454 281037
www.kumon.co.uk
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The Castle School Premium Card

Buy the Premium Card and support our students - all profit made from this venture will be reinvested into student projects which will develop innovation, enterprise and entrepreneurial ideas.
Use the Premium Card - you will support our Premium Partners while enjoying discounts and offers on a wide range of products and services.

Tel: 01454 862124
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The Castle School Premium Partners

We are very excited to be able to offer companies the opportunity to become involved with The Castle School, which offers outstanding education to the children of our region. By signing up to the Premium Partnership Scheme, your business will be playing an indispensable part in our students’ education.
For more information please contact Tessa Wilkinson, Business and Community Co-ordinator or click below.

Tel: 01454 862124
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Tockington Manor School

We are a family school, founded in 1947. The School is set in 28 acres of beautiful grounds. The 250 pupils from the Nursery (2-4 year olds) and the Lower School (4-7 year olds) through to the Upper School (7-14 year Olds) are able to continue as day children or as boarders (on a full-time, weekly or casual basis).
The Nursery school operates as an integral part of Early Years Department of school. The Nursery is housed in a separate building in the grounds of the school. Attached to these buildings there is a walled garden and paved area well equipped with outdoor play equipment.

Tockington BS32 4NY
Tel: 01454 613229
www.tockingtonmanorschool.com
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Almondsbury C of E Primary School

Almondsbury Primary School is situated in a most pleasant setting. The oldest part opened in 1894 and is now a listed building, and there are two newer sections. We have extensive grounds including two playgrounds and a large field, where we have installed a lovely gazebo.
The children are extremely talented and well behaved, excelling in sport and music. Our Healthy School ethos transcends the whole school and our kitchen offers a great selection of meals. The staff have high expectations of the children, who enjoy coming to school to learn and develop. The staff work collaboratively to ensure the children gain the best opportunities and experiences to ensure quality learning occurs.
We have a very strong Parents Association who work tirelessly to raise funds for school and support school developments.
We look forward to welcoming new and old parents, children and the community to enjoy events that take place at Almondsbury.

Sundays Hill, Almondsbury BS32 4DS
Tel: 01454 612517
www.almondsburyprimary.co.uk
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Christ the King Catholic Primary School

Christ the King School is a small school of approximately 120 pupils welcoming both Catholic and non-Catholic children.
We offer all pupils a broad and balanced curriculum which enables them to develop their full potential within a supportive Christian environment. We have high expectations of our pupils and encourage them to become independent, self-motivated learners.
There is First Steps Pre-School on our site and an After-School Club available to pupils from 3.30–6pm Mondays – Thursdays.

Easton Hill Road, Thornbury BS35 1AW
Tel: 01454 866680
www.christthekingprimary.co.uk
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Crossways Infant School

Crossways Infant School is a community school in Thornbury. With an intake of 60 pupils the school has two classes for each year from reception, aged from 4, until year 2.
For the area it serves Crossways Infant School is in the unique position of providing an excellent and wide ranging education specifically for infant age children, and is celebrated not just by academic success but by the breadth of the curriculum.

Knapp Road, Thornbury BS35 2HQ
Tel: 01454 867280
www.crossways-inf.s-gloucs.sch.uk
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Crossways Junior School

We are a community school for children aged between 7 and 11 years. The school was opened in 1973 and is set in beautiful grounds with playground, sports field, adventure playground area and fitness trail. There are eight classrooms, music/technology and art/craft workshops, a large multi-purpose hall which is used for PE, drama and our many performances. Our provision for ICT is second to none and we place high value on sport and all the arts. We believe in providing a broad curriculum for all children at Crossways and rely on the whole school community to work together to achieve the best that is possible.

Knapp Road, Thornbury BS35 2HQ
Tel: 01454 866566
www.crossways-inf.s-gloucs.sch.uk
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Gillingstool Primary School

Open since 1862, Gillingstool Primary School lies at the very heart of Thornbury.
We seek to provide an ethos that promotes high standards in learning and behaviour, where the development of the whole child takes place within a broad and balanced curriculum.
We work hard to create a sense of community within our school where everyone is valued and is helped to play an important role. We believe strongly in an active partnership between home and school and aim to ensure all those associated with the school realise they are members of a caring community. Indeed, our pupils will tell you that the most important aspect of our school is that everybody is welcome!

Headteacher: Mr Clive Riches

Gillingstool, Thornbury BS35 2EG
Tel: 01454 866527
www.gillingstool.ik.org
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Manorbrook Primary School

We are proud of our school community. We try to provide an environment where children feel happy, secure and valued and where intellectual development and creativity are promoted. We encourage high standards in all areas of school life.
We believe a positive, co-operative partnership with parents is vital if your child is to make the most of the opportunities we offer at school.

Headteacher: Mrs Angela Evans

Park Road, Thornbury BS35 1JW
Tel: 01454 867225
gotoourschool.co.uk/manorbrook
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Marlwood School

At Marlwood we aim to:

  • ensure all of us achieve our best in every aspect of school and community life
  • promote enjoyment of learning
  • develop the skills, initiative and flexibility essential in the twenty-first century
  • value each other, our achievements and the environment in which we learn and live
  • play our part in creating a disciplined, happy, safe and caring community

Vattingstone Lane, Alveston BS35 3LA
Tel: 01454 862525
www.marlwood.com
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New Siblands Primary School

New Siblands is a special school that meets the needs of children with a wide spectrum of severe learning disabilities including autism, sensory and physical disabilities and who have a statement of special needs.

Gillingstool, Thornbury BS35 2EG
Tel: 01454 866754
Fax: 01454 866950


Patchway Community College

Hempton Lane, Almondsbury BS32 4AJ
www.patchwaycc.com


Sheiling School

An independent co-educational boarding and day school for pupils aged 6-19 with special educational needs in a holistic therapeutic environment on beautiful parkland and farmland on the edge of town. Education is based on the Rudolf Steiner Curriculum, in small classes with particular attention to the special needs of each individual and a high level of continuity between all those involved in education, care and therapy.

Thornbury Park, Park Road, Thornbury BS35 1HP
Tel: 01454 412194
Fax: 01454 411860
www.sheilingschool.org.uk
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South Gloucestershire and Stroud College

Filton Campus, Filton Avenue, Filton BS34 7AT
Tel: 0117 931 2121
www.sgscol.ac.uk


St Andrew's CE VC Primary School, Cromhall

We are a small village school serving the community of Cromhall and the surrounding area. Providing a happy, caring environment for your child to learn in is our priority. Children, staff and parents work very hard to ensure that the school is an important part of the local community, and there will be lots of opportunities for you to become involved not only in your child's education but also in aspects of village life.

Church Lane, Cromhall GL12 8AL
Tel: 01454 294498
Fax: 01454 294498
www.standrews-pri.s-gloucs.sch.uk


St Helen's CE Primary School

Greenhill, Alveston BS35 2QX
Tel: 01454 866530
Fax: 01454 866532
www.sthelensprimaryalveston.org.uk
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St Mary's CE VA Primary School

St. Mary’s is a place where girls and boys discover an early love of learning, based on Christian values. We offer a warm, welcoming and secure environment, in a school that believes in a strong sense of family community, in close partnership with the Church.

Church Road, Thornbury BS35 1HJ
Tel: 01454 866760
www.stmarysthornbury.com
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The Castle School

Our learning takes place within a well cared for environment with established grounds. We have superb specialist facilities in all areas. These features combine with high quality staff, delightful students and good home school links make this a flourishing school.
We see as one of our many strengths the creation of a community where children enjoy their learning.
We are proud of our tradition strong academic success and our recognition of individual talents and needs at every level.

www.thecastleschool.org.uk
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The Castle School Association

The CSA supports our School Community by:

  • Providing financial support for the School's Reward Scheme
  • Supporting urgent requests for equipment, where funds allow
  • Providing refreshments, helper support at events and on trips
  • Fund raising in a variety of ways to complete the funding for The Outdoor Covered Canopy to give students shelter from all ‘winds and weathers’ at break times in the quadrangle outside the Gym

New faces are always welcome - we want to hear your ideas and promise we will not give you a job unless you want one!

www.thecastleschool.org.uk/castle...


Tortworth VC Primary School

Charfield Road, Tortworth GL12 8HG
Tel: 01454 260510
www.tortworthprimaryschool.org.uk
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Related events

Sunday 21st September 2014
11am: National Gardens Scheme Open Day
The Sheiling School

Provisional arrangements to be confirmed: Open from 11am to 4:30pm. Admission for adults £4, children free. Refreshments available and a plant sale.

Thornbury New Parke Archaeology Group are expected to be back by popular demand, holding another dig at the pig pond or the castle pond.

www.sheilingschool.org.uk

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Thursday 25th September 2014
6pm: The Castle School Open Evening
Castle School, Thornbury

6-8.30pm

Come and see what we have to offer students joining in Year 7 and beyond...

270 places available in Year 7 for children from South Gloucestershire, Gloucestershire and Bristol.

Personal tours: We also encourage you to visit our school during the working day, when we will be happy to give you a personal tour by appointment. You will be shown around the school by students, and will have the opportunity to speak personally with a member of the school leadership team.

For more information, call 01454 862100 or click below.

www.thecastleschool.org.uk
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Thursday 2nd October 2014
6pm: Open Evening
Marlwood School

6-8pm

www.marlwood.com
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Saturday 4th October 2014
10am: SGS College Open Day - Full/Part-time and HE courses

Join us 10am-1pm at the SGS Filton, SGS WISE, SGS Stroud or SGS Queens Road campus and find out about South Gloucestershire & Stroud College's wide range of study programmes, including those starting September 2015.

The Open Event includes the opportunity to:

Speak with course specialists
Meet current learners studying at SGS College and discuss how they are finding their time at the College
Try out activities relating to your subject of interest
Take a campus tour, plus much more.

www.sgscol.ac.uk


Wednesday 8th October 2014
9am: Open Morning
Marlwood School

www.marlwood.com
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Friday 10th October 2014
2pm: Open Day
Tockington Manor School

Come and visit Tockington Manor 2-5pm.

For more information call: 01454 613229 or click below.

www.tockingtonmanorschool.com
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Wednesday 15th October 2014
9am: Open Morning
Marlwood School

www.marlwood.com
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Saturday 18th October 2014
10am: The Big BIG Handel Day
Castle School, Thornbury

This TCS outreach event, kindly supported by Magnox, in collaboration with Thornbury Orchestra, offers 2 options.

Whether you want to have a go at singing, or bring your youngsters along to hear a choir and orchestra, or if you’ve never been to a live choral performance before and would like to have a taster, get on board!

Come and Sing! If you’ve always wanted to sing the Hallelujah Chorus in a large choir, the morning session is for you. Singers will need to prepare Handel’s Hallelujah Chorus using BBC online resources, get to know their notes, and come to the Big Sing from 10am-12.30pm. Dr Steven Kings will cover the basics of choral and vocal technique and, with members of the choir to give a strong lead, a rousing rendition... Read more >>

www.thornburychoralsociety.org.uk

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Thursday 6th November 2014
6pm: The Castle School Sixth Form Open Evening
Castle School Sixth Form

6-8.30pm

Our sixth form, one of the highest achieving in the South West, is a thriving and successful post-16 community situated at our separate Gloucester Road site in the centre of Thornbury. We offer a wide range of courses to suit students' abilities, talents and ambitions.

www.thecastleschool.org.uk/sixth-...

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Saturday 8th November 2014
10am: SGS College Open Day - Full/Part-time and HE courses

Join us 10am-1pm at the SGS Filton, SGS WISE, SGS Stroud or SGS Queens Road campus and find out about South Gloucestershire & Stroud College's wide range of study programmes, including those starting September 2015.

The Open Event includes the opportunity to:

Speak with course specialists
Meet current learners studying at SGS College and discuss how they are finding their time at the College
Try out activities relating to your subject of interest
Take a campus tour, plus much more.

www.sgscol.ac.uk


Thursday 13th November 2014
6pm: Post 16 Open Evening
Marlwood School

6.30-8.30pm

www.marlwood.com
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Saturday 22nd November 2014
7.30pm: Thornbury Choral Society Concert: Handel's Messiah
Castle School, Thornbury

Thornbury Choral Society invites you to start your Christmas season in the best possible way by enjoying our performance of the incomparable feel good masterpiece – MESSIAH – George Frideric Handel.

For centuries, people have loved Handel’s Messiah, and for good reason. In fact a reviewer of the first performance of this piece wrote, 'The sublime, the grand and the tender adapted to the most elevated, majestic and moving words, conspired to transport and charm the ravished heart and ear.'

DON'T MISS IT – TICKETS WILL SELL OUT FAST!

Musical director Steven Kings will be joined by soloists Emily Wenman (soprano), Olivia Gomez (alto), Pablo Strong (Tenor) and James Geidt (bass).

Tickets cost £12, students £2 and can be purchased... Read more >>

www.thornburychoralsociety.org.uk
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