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Parents' guide

School admissions 2019/2020

If you're a parent or carer with children starting school for the first time, or children moving to their next school, secondary school or upper school from September 2019, you can apply from 1 September 2018. 

We'll update the parents' guide in time for applications opening in September 2018.

Parents' guide for school admissions 2018/2019

This is for children moving school part way through the school year.

If you're a parents or carers who wants to move a child to a Dorset school midway through the school year, we strongly advise you to read the school admissions parents' guide 2018/19 before submitting an application to a new school.

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