For the purposes of admission arrangements Dorset Council is the admission authority responsible for admission in connection with the school.
Apply for a school place – Dorset Council
Dorset Council – Admission to Schools: A guide for parents and carers 2023 – 2024
Below is the school’s admissions policy for this academic year as well as the admissions policy for 2023-2024.
Each admissions policy states our oversubscription criteria.
Admissions for this year 2022/23
Admissions for next year 2023/24
In Year Applications
All in year applications should be made through Dorset Admissions.
Please come and have a look round the school if you are interested in your child joining us.
For information regarding the In-Year application process for those starting school in 2023, please click here: dorset-council-in-year-co-ordinated-scheme-2022-to-2023-accessible.pdf
If the year in which you are applying is full, the Local Authority will act on behalf of the school for all appeals regarding admissions.
For more information, including an online appeals form and an appeals timetables of dates, please see Dorset School Admission Appeals page on Dorset for You.
Appeal a school place refusal – Dorset Council
Admission Appeal Timetable – Entry in September 2023 Timetable
School Catchment Area
You can find an interactive map of the school catchment area through Dorset for You:
Important Admission Dates for 2022-2023
Timetable for School Admissions
|February 28th||Date by which governors must determine admission arrangements every year|
|The governors must publish the determined admission arrangements on the school website and keep it on the website until the end of the Offer Year.|
|March 15th||Date by which determined arrangements are sent to the Local Authority|
|May 15th||Deadline for Objections to Office of the School’s Adjudicator|
|January 15th||National closing date for primary school applications|
|April 16th||National offer day for primary schools|