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Admissions To Broadmayne First School



Broadmayne First School warmly welcomes applications for places at the school.  As a Local Authority maintained school, Dorset Council acts as the admission authority responsible for admission decisions in connection with Broadmayne.

Applying for a Reception Place to Start in 2023

There are two ways to apply, either on paper (click here to download the form) or online here.

You can apply for a reception place from 1 September 2022.

The closing date for applications is the 15th January 2023.  Any application or change made after this date will be classed as late and will not be considered until after the on-time round.

You will know the outcome:

  • on 17th April 2023 if you applied on time (by 15th January 2023) 
  • on 12th May 2023 if you apply late (between 15th January and 16th April 2023) 
  • from June onwards if you apply after 16th April 2023

If you applied online by 15th January 2022 you can log into your online account to view the result of your application.  You will also receive an email later in the day with your offer letter. 

For more information about how to apply, see the Dorset Council’s parents’ guide.

In-Year Admissions

If you wish to apply for a place during the school year (in-year admission) you can apply either on paper (click here to download the form) or online here.  Should you wish to visit the school, please contact the school office on 01305 852471 to arrange an informal tour.

  For information regarding the In-Year application process for those starting school in 2022/23, please click here.

Admission Policies 

As a maintained school, we follow Dorset Council's admissions policies, which can be found below


The Local Authority acts on behalf of the school for all appeals regarding admissions.

For more information, including an online appeals form and an appeals timetables of dates, please see Dorset School Admission Appeals page.

Further Information

Further information about applying to a school in Dorset can be found on Dorset Council’s ‘Apply for a school place’ page.