OPEN EVENTS for Year 7 2023 entry will be held on the following dates;
Thursday 15th September (evening)
Thursday 22nd September (evening)
Booking will be essential; further details will be available later in the year.
A recording of the Head of School's Presentation from last year, together with a collection of virtual introductions to subjects at BCCS is available to view here.



Please see below for the key upcoming dates in regards to admissions

June 2022

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 15th and Thursday 22nd September 2022

Open Events - Further information to follow. Booking is essential.

Monday 26th September 2022 at 9am

Closing date for music specialism applications.

By end of September 2022

Music Aptitude invitations will be sent via email

Children applying to both BCCS and Trinity Academy will sit the music aptitude test at Trinity Academy this year. 

Saturday 1st October 2022

Music aptitude test takes place at Trinity Academy, Lockleaze, Bristol, BS7 9BY (

Wednesday 5th, Thursday 6th and Friday 7th October 2022

2nd Music Aptitude Test by invitation only.

31st October 2022

Closing date for secondary transfer applications.

1st March 2023

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

June 2023

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