Any school applications we receive from the start of July will be processed in the first 2 weeks of September. This is because of the high volume of applications.
Apply for a school place, appeal a school place refusal, change applications or add your child to a waiting list.
School term dates, holidays and bank holidays.
Find a school in Dorset.
Information about free school meals for children whose parents get financial help.
Information about our policies for school admissions.
Find allocation statistics for schools in Dorset for September 2018.
Guides for parents and carers about school admissions in Dorset.
Information about school transport in Dorset.
School attendance, exclusion and complain about a school.
More information about elective home education (EHE).
The role of a school governor and how to become one.
Policies and reports on school admissions
Find our current school consultations.