Dorset Council consulted on the admissions arrangements for the academic year 2025 to 2026. The consultation ran from Wednesday 15 November 2023 to Tuesday 9 January 2024.

Determined policies that will affect all schools

See policies:

Policies that will apply to Dorset Council (DC) schools

Community and voluntary controlled (VC) schools that use the school admissions policies created by DC.

Policies for schools that have their own admissions policies

First schools:

Primary schools:

Middle schools:

Secondary schools:

Upper schools: