Fairfield High School has had a record 446 applications
Fairfield High School has had a record 446 applications for places for 2017.
It means the secondary school in Horfield is oversubscribed for a third successive year. The number of families putting FHS as their top school rocketed to 169, with 131 naming it as their second preference and 146 as their third.
All 216 places have been offered to prospective students. Details of waiting lists and how to appeal can be found on the Bristol City Council website.
Fairfield is an 11-16 school that serves a diverse inner-city community. It is rated by Ofsted as Good with Outstanding features. The school is part of the Excalibur Academies Trust, which provides a strong support network.
Head of School Nick Lewis said: “It is fantastic that Fairfield High School is now one of the most oversubscribed schools in Bristol. This is an amazing testament to the hard work and dedication of FHS staff, students and parents. It shows that our community really values the work that everyone does in school and in the wider area.”
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