Admission Arrangements

Admissions Authority

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

Admissions Policy

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:,2445

Important Admission Dates for 2022-2023

Timetable for School Admissions

February 28th Date by which governors must determine admission arrangements every year

February 28th 


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