Blandford St Mary CE Primary School is an Academy that is part of the Blandford Education Trust. For purposes of admission arrangements, the Local Governing Body of Blandford St Mary CE Primary School is the admission authority responsible for admission decisions in connection with the school.
Below is the school's admissions policy for 2016-2017, 2017-2018, 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 are below. Our admission policy states our oversubscription criteria.
Admissions Policy 2016-2017
Admission Policy 2017 - 2018
Admission Policy 2018 - 2019
Admissions Policy 2019-2020
Admissions Policy 2020-2021
Admissions Policy 2021-2022
In Year Applications
All in year applications should be made through Dorset Admissions.
We encourage you to contact the school if you are interested in viewing the school. We will then arrange for the Headteacher or Deputy Headteacher to show you around the school and answer any questions that you may have.
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 timetable of dates, please see Dorset School Admission Appeals page on Dorset for You.
School Catchment Area
You can find an interactive map of the school catchment area through Dorset for You:
Important Admission Dates for 2019-2020
Timetable for School Admissions
1st September 2019
National opening date for Primary schools applications.
15th January 2020
National closing date for primary school applications.
16th April 2020
Applications received by the 15th January 2020 will be informed of
their outcome on the 16th April 2020.
17th May 2020
Applications received after the 15th January 2020 but before the
15th April will be treated as a late application. Outcomes will be
sent on the 15th May 2020.
Transfer to Secondary and Upper School
Applications open 1st September 2019
Applications to be submitted by: 31st October 2019
Offer date: 29th March 2020
Applications submitted on or before 28th February 2020:
Offer date: 29th March 2020.
Applications after 28th February 2020:
Offer date: As soon as possible after 29th March 2020