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 admission policy for this academic year as well as the admissions policy for 2024-2025.

Each admissions policy states our oversubscription criteria.

Admissions for this year 2023/24

Admissions for next year 2024/25

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  


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

 School Catchment Area

You can find an interactive map of the school catchment area through Dorset for You:,2445

Important Admission Dates for 2024-2025

January 15th January 2024 Deadline for application to Local Authority for primary school place starting in Sept 2024.
February 28th February 2024 Admission appeal timetable published on school website.
April    16th Local Authority makes place offer.