Pupils starting Reception/Admissions


Pupils starting Reception/ Admissions

Our School Brochure

Our admissions policies:

Admission Policy 2020-2021(1)


Admissions Policy 2022-2023

Updated Policy Admission Policy (February 2021)

Please see below a link to Dorset County Council, School Admissions. This explains how to apply for a school place if your child is due to start school in September 2021.

The closing date for applications was 15 January 2021. If you apply after this date your application will be classed as late.

If you applied between 15 January 2021 and 15 April 2021 we’ll consider your application in our late round and we’ll tell you about your offer on 15 May 2021.

If you applied after 15 April 2021 we cannot tell you about your offer of a school place until June 2021.

If you are unsure how to proceed, please phone the school office on 01305 820520 where we hope we will be able to assist you.

Click here for useful links and information.

Click here for Dorsets How to Apply page where you can find information on how to apply for a place, appeals and in year moves:

Dorset County Council, School Admissions

Click here to find a copy of Dorset Council’s ‘Admissions to Schools: A guide for parents and carers 2021-22′

For information regarding the In-Year application process for those starting school in 2021, please click here: dorset-council-in-year-co-ordinated-scheme-2021-to-2022.pdf<https://www.dorsetcouncil.gov.uk/education-and-training/schools-and-learning/policies/school-admissions-policies/policies-2021-to-2022/dorset-council-in-year-co-ordinated-scheme-2021-to-2022.pdf>

For information regarding the In-Year application process for those starting school in 2022, please click here: dorset-council-in-year-co-ordinated-scheme-2022-to-2023-accessible.pdf<https://www.dorsetcouncil.gov.uk/education-and-training/schools-and-learning/policies/school-admissions-policies/policies-2022-to-2023/dorset-council-in-year-co-ordinated-scheme-2022-to-2023-accessible.pdf>

Advice from Dorset Local Authority.

Details of the school readiness strategy, tool kit and guidance resources.

Children and families must be at the centre of everything we do. We highlight this in our school readiness documents.

The aim of the school readiness work is to:

  • develop ‘capable and confident children and families’
  • ensure that all children and families get the ‘best start’ to their school life

To do this we use a range of age and stage support material:



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