For children starting school for the first time, September Admissions into Reception are overseen by the Local Authority Coordinated Admission Scheme.

Information detailing these arrangements is provided in a book published by the Local Authority in accordance with Section (5) of the Education Act 1980.  Copies are available from People & Communities Department, Admissions & Transport, Bath & North East Somerset Council, Lewis House, Manvers Street, Bath BA1 1JG. Alternatively, the booklets are available in PDF format on Bath and North East Somerset Council’s website.

If for any reason you are unable to access them, please contact Bath & North East Somerset Council on 01225 477000 and ask for School Admissions and Transport, write to them at the above address or email:

For in-year admissions & transfers, an Expression of Interest form must be completed and submitted directly to the school office. For further admissions queries please contact Sara Deverell, Office Manager at the  school office.

The Abbot Alphege Admissions Criteria and Arrangements are set out as follows:

Abbot Alphege Academy Admissions Arrangements 2022-23

Abbot Alphege Academy Admissions Criteria 2021-22

Abbot Alphege Academy Admissions Criteria 2020-2021

Abbot Alphege Academy Admissions Criteria 2019-20

Abbot Alphege Academy Admissions Criteria_2018-19


Admission Appeals Information

Appeals Timetable – TPT 2021-22

Bath & NE Somerset Admission Appeals

DfE Guidance – School Admission Appeals

Prospective Pupils

The Head teacher is always pleased to show prospective pupils’ parents the school at work and to hold individual meetings with parents to discuss the philosophy and aims of the school.  Please telephone for an appointment.

Children due to start at the beginning of a new school year are invited to visit the school during the Summer Term to meet new friends and have a first taste of the class environment.