School admissions 2022 to 2023
If you're a parent or carer with a child starting school for the first time, or moving to their next school (junior, middle, secondary or upper school) from September 2022, you can apply from 1 September 2021.
Before you apply for a school place
Read our school admissions parents' guide 2022 to 2023 before you submit your application.
School admissions 2021 to 2022
This is for children moving school part way through the school year.
If you're a parent or carer who wants to move a child to a Dorset school midway through the school year, we advise you to read our school admission parents' guide 2021 to 2022 before you submit your application to a new school.