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The Parents Guide

Guides for parents and carers to school admissions in Dorset for 2017/2018 and 2018/2019.

School admissions parents Guide 2018/19 (for September 2017)

Parents and carers with children starting school for the first time, or moving to their next school in 2018, are strongly advised to read the school admissions parents guide 2018/19 (pdf, 383kb) (opens in a new window). This will provide information on:

  • how admissions works
  • when you'll receive an outcome
  • the next steps of the process

School admissions parents guide 2017/18

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

Parents, carers and guardians who are looking to move children to a Dorset school mid school year, are strongly advised to read the school admission parents guide 2017/18 (pdf, 383kb) (opens in a new window)before submitting an application to a new school.

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