SECONDARY NATIONAL OFFER DAY - 1 March 2024
If you applied online, the result of your application will be available by logging in to your account from 10:00am on Friday 1 March. Your application summary will show 'Place Offered' alongside the school that has been allocated for your child.
Emails containing your official offer letter will be sent by email during the course of Friday 1 March - this will contain further details about the offer and decision, especially if you have not been offered your first preference.
You can accept a place online between 1 March and 15 March. If you are declining a place, you will need to do this by email, and we also ask that you confirm what alternative arrangements you are making, if you do not wish to accept the offered place.
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.
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.
STARTING SCHOOL or MOVING UP TO JUNIOR, MIDDLE or SECONDARY SCHOOL IN SEPTEMBER 2024
The application process to apply to start or transfer school in 2024 has now closed. If you still need to apply, you should contact us at the email addresses/phone numbers below, to request a paper form.
You must be a BCP resident to apply for these rounds. If you live outside BCP, you should apply through your 'home' Local Authority but are welcome to include BCP schools on your application.
These are for the following types of application:
STARTING RECEPTION in September 2024 - closing date 15 January 2024
MOVING UP TO SECONDARY SCHOOL (which starts in Year 7) in September 2024 - closing date 31 October 2023
(or a school which does not start in Year 7 but has an additional intake into Year 7 - which in BCP are:
Broadstone Middle, Parkfield and St Peter's)
MOVING UP TO A JUNIOR SCHOOL (which starts in Year 3) in September 2024 - closing date 15 January 2024
(or a school which does not start in Year 3 but has an additional intake into Year 3 - which in BCP are:
Corpus Christi, Highcliffe St Mark, St Joseph's (Christchurch), St Katharine's)
MOVING UP TO A MIDDLE SCHOOL (which starts in Year 5) in September 2024 - closing date 15 January 2024
MOVING UP TO AN UPPER SCHOOL (which starts in Year 9) in September 2024 - closing date 31 October 2023
You can find further information in our parents guides. There is booklet for children who are starting school, moving up to Junior or Middle school and for children moving up to Secondary or Upper school.
If you have any queries please contact the Children's Information Service on 01202 123222 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
or the School Admissions Team on 01202 127963 or email email@example.com
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