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Admissions

Wimborne Academy Trust is the Admission Authority for all Trust schools. However, the day to day administration of admission applications is managed for each school by the relevant local authority's School Admissions Team.

Children starting school or transferring to Middle School in September 2019

Parents and guardians of children starting school or transferring to Middle School in September 2019 should apply for a school place through the local authority in which they reside.

Dorset residents should contact Dorset County Council's School Admissions Team.  Click on the link for the relevant Dorset County Council web pages and catchment area maps:

Dorset County Council Website - School Admissions

Poole residents should contact the Borough of Poole's School Admissions Team.  Click on the link for the relevant Borough of Poole web pages and catchment area map:

Borough of Poole Website - School Admissions

In-year applications

We welcome applications from parents and guardians for their children to join Wimborne Academy Trust schools at any time. If the school place you are seeking for your child is required during the school year, please contact the appropriate School Admissions Team using the links above. 

Children starting school or transferring to Middle School in September 2020

Public Consultation - Merley First School

The school admission arrangements  for 2020/21 are under public consultation from 19th November until 9th January 2019. Please see below the draft admission policy for 2020/21, which has been amended to maintain consistency with Borough of Poole model admission arrangements and oversubscription criteria. If you have any  comments please email the school office : office@merleyfirstschool.net 

Public Consultation - Allenbourn Middle School, Colehill First School, Hayeswood First School, Lockyer's Middle School, St John's CE First School

The school admission arrangements  for 2020/21 are under public consultation from 3rd December until 14th January 2019. Please see below the draft admission policy for 2020/21, which has been amended to maintain consistency with Dorset County Council model admission arrangements and oversubscription criteria. If you have any  comments please email ross.bowell@wimborneacademytrust.org

Public Consultation - Emmanuel CE Middle School, St Michael's CE Middle School, Witchampton CE First School

The school admission arrangements for 2020/21 are under public consultation from 3rd December until 14th January 2019. Please see below the draft admission policies for 2020/21, which have been amended to maintain consistency with Salisbury Diocesan Board of Education model admission arrangements and oversubscription criteria. If you have any  comments please email ross.bowell@wimborneacademytrust.org

Public Consultation - Dorset County Council

Please follow the link to the consultation for the admissions arrangements for 2020/21 for Dorset County Council schools. The consultation will run from Monday 12 November until Friday 21 December 2018.

https://www.dorsetforyou.gov.uk/education-and-training/school-consultations/school-admission-arrangements-for-2020-to-2021.aspx