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Apply for a school place and find out what catchment area you live in.

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Applying between the 1 August - 7 August?

Due to the upgrade of our online system you will be unable to apply for a school place online from the 1 August till the 7 August.

If you need to complete an application during these dates you will need to download a paper application

September 2015 allocations

Read more about September 2015 allocations
Information about the allocation of places for children who are due to start school or transfer to their next school

Apply for a school place

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Guidance on how to apply for a school place and which application form to complete.


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All policies and reports relating to the school admission process.

Catchment areas

Read more about Catchment areas
Find your catchment area school. Please note this is for Dorset Local Authority schools only.

Contact admissions

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Contact details for the School Admissions Team, including Caseworkers and the areas they cover.

Admission appeals

Read more about Admission appeals
If your child is not offered a place at your preferred school, you can submit an appeal against this decision.

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