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Stoborough CE VA Primary School

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Admissions Authority


The Governing Body at Stoborough CE Primary School is the admissions authority for the school. If you wish to apply for a school place for you child to start in Reception, at the beginning of an academic year, you should apply through Dorset Council here:


In Year Applications


All in year applications should be made directly to the school. 


We encourage you to contact us for a visit to the school. We can show you around and answer any questions you may have.


Please contact Sam Abrahams in the school office or 01929 552974 to arrange a visit or for queries regarding admissions. 







The Local Authority will act 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 on the council website.


School Catchment Area


Please click on the link below for an interactive map of the school catchment area:,2445




More Information


You can find more information about admissions through the Dorset Council Schools and Learning page including:


  • how to apply,
  • admissions policies,
  • appeal guidance and timetables,
  • information on any feeder schools and
  • contact details for the Dorset Admissions Team.

Please follow the link below:

Dorset are running the annual consultation on the School Admission Arrangements for 2024/2025 with effect from Monday 7th November 2022 to Sunday 18th December 2022.


Details of the consultation will be available to view at


Responses must be submitted either in writing to School Admissions Team, Dorset Council, County Hall, Dorchester, DT1 1XJ or by email to by Sunday 18th December 2022.


Upon the conclusion of the consultation period all responses will be considered carefully and a report will be presented to Dorset Council’s Cabinet meeting on Tuesday 28th February 2023.



The key dates for the consultation are set out below:


The key dates for the consultation are set out below:


Dorset LA consultation begins

7th November 2022


Dorset LA consultation ends

18th December 2022


Own Admission Authorities (including Dorset LA) determine 2024-2025 Admission Arrangements by:

28th February 2023


Own Admission Authorities (including Dorset LA) publish 2024-2025 Admission Arrangements by:


Own Admission Authorities to send a copy of their 2024-2025 Admission Arrangements to Dorset Council by:

15th March 2023


Deadline for Objections to Office of the School’s Adjudicator

15th May 2023