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Parents' guide

School admissions 2020 to 2021

If you're a parent or carer with a child starting school for the first time, or moving to their next school (secondary school or upper school) from September 2020, you can apply from 1 September 2019.

We strongly advise you to read our school admission parents' guide 2020 to 2021 before you submit your application.

School admissions 2019 to 2020

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 2019 to 2020 before you submit your application to a new school.

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