When does my child need to start school?
|If your child’s birth date is between:||Apply for a school place in:||Start school in:|
|1st September 2010 and 31st August 2011||September 2014||September 2015|
|1st September 2011 and 31st August 2012||September 2015||September 2016|
|1st September 2012 and 31st August 2013||September 2016||September 2017|
A child is of compulsory school age at the start of the school term following their 5th birthday.
Dorset County Council Guidance on how to apply for a school place:
Apply for a place online :www.dorsetforyou.com/schooladmissions
School admissions team contact details
Dorset County Council
County Hall, Colliton Park
Dorchester, DT1 1XJ
Telehone: 01305 221060
Fax: 01305 228635
Abbey School’s Admission Policy