STARTING SCHOOL or MOVING UP IN SEPTEMBER 2022
The application is NOW OPEN for the following applications:
Starting Reception class in September 2022 (dates of birth 01-Sep-2017 to 31-Aug-2018) Closing date: 15 January 2022
Moving up to a Secondary School (starting in Year 7) in September 2022 (or applying for an all-through / middle school which has an extra intake in Year 7) * (dates of birth 01-Sep-2010 to 31-Aug-2011) Closing date: 31 October 2021* In the BCP area, this relates to Broadstone Middle School, Parkfield School and St Peter's School
Moving up to a Junior School (starting in Year 3) in September 2022 (or applying for a primary school which has an extra intake in Year 3) * (dates of birth 01-Sep-2014 to 31-Aug-2015) Closing date: 15 January 2022* In the BCP area, this relates to Corpus Christi Catholic Primary, Highcliffe St Mark CE Primary, St Joseph's Catholic Primary (Christchurch), St Katharine's CE Primary and St Luke's CE Primary Schools
Moving up to a Middle school (starting in Year 5) in September 2022 (dates of birth 01-Sep-2012 to 31-Aug-2013) Closing date: 15 January 2022
Moving up to an Upper School (starting in Year 9) in September 2022 (or applying for a Studio School which starts in Year 9) * (dates of birth 01-Sep-2008 to 31-Aug-2009) Closing date: 31 October 2021* In the BCP area, this relates to Leaf Studio School
Applications for an In-Year place (moving to the area or wishing to change schools within the academic year) can be made through this website, for any school in the Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council area.
Please also ask your child's current/previous school (if within the UK) to complete the following Background Information Form. Your application cannot be processed until this is received.
If you wish to apply for a place at a school in any other Local Authority area, you will need to apply through the relevant Local Authority.
If you have any queries concerning Bournemouth and Christchurch area schools, please contact the Children's Information Service on 01202 123222 or email email@example.com
If you have any queries concerning Poole area schools, please call 01202 127963 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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