Schools and learning

Due to a national shortage of drivers and passenger assistants, we are experiencing disruption to our home to school transport services across North Somerset. Please visit our dedicated page on school transport disruption for more details.

Local schools

Find out about schools in North Somerset including locations, term dates, governors, attendance and other school-related issues

School admissions

Apply for a school place, how to appeal, changing schools and admissions policies

Support for pupils and students

Information on home to school transport and free school meals

Home education

You can choose to teach your child at home, either full or part-time

Adult education

Find out about Community Learning and the courses they offer

Childcare and children's centres

Search our online directory for local childcare. Find out about help with childcare costs and early education for two, three and four year olds. 

Sensory support service

Our sensory support service helps children and young people who have visual, hearing or multi-sensory impairments

Music service

The music service works with children, schools and families and runs the North Somerset Centre for Young Musicians' 

Section 251 statements

These statements inform schools and the public about local authority funding and spending plans