Primary Allocation Day – 16 April 2021
The allocation of Primary school places for September 2021 (Reception, Junior and Middle) is published on Friday, 16 April 2021.
Applicants who applied online will be able to see which school has been offered to their child from 10:00am.
You will have one of the following phrases alongside each of the schools you requested:Place offered – a place has been offered to your child at this schoolNo offer – this school has been unable to offer your child a placeDiscard – this school was not required because a higher preference has been offered
If a place was not offered at any of your requested schools, we will have allocated you a place at an alternative school, labelled Unplaced.
Your official offer letter will be emailed during the morning of 16 April. This will contain further information on the allocation. If you did not get a place at your first preference, this will include details on why your application was refused, information on the waiting list and how to appeal.
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
To begin your online application Sign In or Create Account using the link at the top of the page. If you are using a smartphone or tablet you can find the Sign In or Create Account link using the menu in the top right hand corner.
Using a tablet/smartphone? Access the menu items including the 'Create Account' and 'Login' links using the menu in the top right hand corner.