School admissions 2024 to 2025
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 2024, you can apply from 1 September 2023.
Read our school admissions parents' guide 2024 to 2025 before you submit your application
School admissions 2023 to 2024
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 admissions parents' guide 2023 to 2024 before you submit your application to a new school.