BCCS Open Event



Due to the necessary ongoing social distancing measures and restrictions on large gatherings, we are sorry that we will be unable to welcome prospective families to visit BCCS as normal for our open events. As an alternative we hosted a live webinar on Thursday 17th September at 6.30pm. If you were unable to attend, a recording of the webinar can be viewed above.


Monday 29th June 2020

To find out more about music opportunities at BCCS and applying for a music specialism place please view the Music Specialism Presentation and read the following guide: How to apply for a Music Specialism Place

Thursday 17th September 2020 

Live Webinar. A recording of the webinar can be viewed above.

Monday 28th September 2020 at 9am

Closing date for music specialism applications.

Monday 28th September 2020

Music aptitude test invitations have been sent via email. Please check your junk/spam folder and get in touch if you haven't received an email.

Children applying to both BCCS and Trinity Academy will sit the music aptitude test at BCCS. The results of which will be sent to Trinity Academy

Wednesday 30th September 2020

Please note that this was the original date for the Music aptitude test.  There will be no test on this date but this will now go ahead on Saturday 3rd October 2020 (see below).

Saturday 3rd October 2020*

Music aptitude test takes place at BCCS, College Square, Bristol, BS1 5TS.

* Please note that this is a change from the original date of Wednesday 30th September 2020.  We have now made alternative arrangements for the test to take place ensuring that we are adhering to all COVID-19 guidance.

7th/8th/9th October 2020

2nd music aptitude test by invitation only.

31st October 2020

Closing date for secondary transfer applications.

1st March 2021

Offers will be sent to parents/carers by the home local authority.

June/July 2021

Appeals will be heard by an Independent Appeal Panel administered by Democratic Services at Bristol City Council on behalf of the school.

Email: admissions@cathedralschoolstrust.org