Useful Information

Admissions Arrangements

Bristol City Council, as our Local Authority, is responsible for admissions to our schools. You can find out more about admissions arrangements on the Bristol City Council Website 

Bristol City Council’s Guide to applying for a Primary School Place for the school year.

In Year Admissions

Please click here to find out about In Year admissions for Bristol.

To view our virtual tour, click here. To view our school tours page, click here.

Other useful information

Term Dates and INSET days 2021-2022

Chartwells School Meal Menu Autumn Term 2021

Pupil medications in school – procedure and parental forms to be completed

Henleaze Infant School 5 Minute Walking Zone 

Click here to go to the Henleaze Infant School page on the Schools Financial Benchmarking website.

To order and pay for school milk for pupils aged over 5 – please telephone School Milk Services directly on 01934510950

Parents evening 2021

Guide on how to book a Parents’ Evening appointment

Guide for parents on attending a video Parents’ Evening meeting

If you need to notify us that your child will be absent from School, please read the regulations at the bottom of this page and then complete the form below.

Please note that we do not have the authority to approve any term time holiday requests. We would not normally respond to an absence request unless there was an issue we needed to discuss with you.

The form below is for reporting absence only.  If you wish to contact the office regarding another matter, please email

Planned Absence Request Form

The Education (Pupil Registration) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2013 set out the circumstances under which a child may be absent from school.

The relevant extract states:

“7.—(1) Leave of absence may only be granted by a person authorised in that behalf by the proprietor of the school.

(1A)Subject to paragraph (2), leave of absence shall not be granted unless—

(a) an application has been made in advance to the proprietor by a parent with whom the pupil normally resides; and

(b) the proprietor, or a person authorised by the proprietor in accordance with paragraph (1), considers that leave of absence should be granted due to the exceptional circumstances relating to that application.

(2) Leave of absence shall not be granted to enable a pupil to undertake employment (whether paid or unpaid) during school hours except—

(a)employment for the purpose of taking part in a performance within the meaning of section 37 of the Children and Young Persons Act 1963(1) under the authority of a licence granted by the local authority under that section; or

(b)employment abroad for the purpose mentioned in section 25 of the Children and Young Persons Act 1933(2) where a licence has been granted under that section by a justice of the peace.”

Please note – the amendment of 2013 removed the headteachers’ discretion to authorise requests for holidays during term time.

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