Admission arrangements for Poole schools 2020/2021

Public consultation on school admission arrangements for 2020/2021

Unless otherwise stated next to the relevant school(s), the consultation will run from 19 November 2018 to 09 January 2019.

The proposed policies are also available on each school’s website. Paper copies are available for viewing at Children, Young People & Learning, Dolphin Centre and Poole Central Library, Dolphin Centre.

Comments or objections can be submitted directly to the schools or emailed to school.admissions@poole.gov.uk.

Policies for infant and first schools

School admission policies for infant and first schools:

  • Ad Astra Infant School
    TEACH Trust is the admission authority for the school.

    Changes to the definition of home address.

    Changes to the definition regarding consideration of applications from separated parents/carers.
  • Broadstone First School
    Castleman Academy Trust is the admission authority for the school.

    Changes to the definition of home address.

    Changes to the definition regarding consideration of applications from separated parents/carers.

    The introduction of a new oversubscription criterion providing higher priority for children who appear to have been in state care outside of England and ceased to be in state care as a result of being adopted.
  • Canford Heath Infant School
    TEACH Trust is the admission authority for the school.

    Changes to the definition of home address

    Changes to the definition regarding consideration of applications from separated parents/carers
  • Courthill Infant School
    Harbourside Learning Partnership is the admission authority for the school.

    Changes to the definition of home address

    Changes to the definition regarding consideration of applications from separated parents/carers
  • Lilliput CE Infant School
    Harbourside Learning Partnership is the admission authority for the school.

    Changes to the definition of home address

    Changes to the definition regarding consideration of applications from separated parents/carers
  • Merley First School
    Wimborne Academy Trust is the admission authority for the school.

    Changes to the definition of home address

    Changes to the definition regarding consideration of applications from separated parents/carers

    The introduction of a new oversubscription criterion providing higher priority for children who appear to have been in state care outside of England and ceased to be in state care as a result of being adopted.
  • Old Town Infant School
    Harbourside Learning Partnership is the admission authority for the school.

    Changes to the definition of home address

    Changes to the definition regarding consideration of applications from separated parents/carers
  • Springdale First School
    The school governors are the admission authority for the school.

    Changes to the definition of home address

    Changes to the definition regarding consideration of applications from separated parents/carers

    The introduction of a new oversubscription criterion providing higher priority for children who appear to have been in state care outside of England and ceased to be in state care as a result of being adopted.
  • Stanley Green Infant Academy
    The school governors are the admission authority for the school.

    Changes to the definition of home address

    Changes to the definition regarding consideration of applications from separated parents/carers

    The introduction of a new oversubscription criterion providing higher priority for children who appear to have been in state care outside of England and ceased to be in state care as a result of being adopted.
  • Sylvan Infant School
    The school governors are the admission authority for the school.

    Changes to the definition of home address

    Changes to the definition regarding consideration of applications from separated parents/carers
  • Twin Sails Infant School and Nursery
    The school governors are the admission authority for the school.

    Changes to the definition of home address

    Changes to the definition regarding consideration of applications from separated parents/carers

    The introduction of a new oversubscription criterion providing higher priority for children who appear to have been in state care outside of England and ceased to be in state care as a result of being adopted.

Policies for junior and middle schools

School admission policies for junior and middle schools:

  • Baden Powell and St Peter's CE Junior School
    Harbourside Learning Partnership is the admission authority for the school.

    Changes to the definition of home address

    Changes to the definition regarding consideration of applications from separated parents/carers
  • Branksome Heath Junior School
    The school governors are the admission authority for the school.

    Changes to the definition of home address

    Changes to the definition regarding consideration of applications from separated parents/carers

    Reduction in Published Admission Number.
  • Broadstone Middle School
    Castleman Academy Trust is the admission authority for the school.

    A new point of entry has been created. The school will accept applications for Year 5 and for Year 7. A Published Admission Number of 17 for Year 7 has been introduced. To help parents find out more about the proposed change, the school have published an  information sheet.

    Changes to the definition of home address.

    Changes to the definition regarding consideration of applications from separated parents/carers.

    The introduction of a new oversubscription criterion providing higher priority for children who appear to have been in state care outside of England and ceased to be in state care as a result of being adopted.
  • Canford Heath Junior School
    TEACH Trust is the admission authority for the school.

    Changes to the definition of home address

    Changes to the definition regarding consideration of applications from separated parents/carers
  • Hamworthy Park Junior School
    The school governors are the admission authority for the school.

    Changes to the definition of home address

    Changes to the definition regarding consideration of applications from separated parents/carers

    The introduction of a new oversubscription criterion providing higher priority for children who appear to have been in state care outside of England and ceased to be in state care as a result of being adopted.
  • Haymoor Junior School
    TEACH Trust is the admission authority for the school.

    Changes to the definition of home address

    Changes to the definition regarding consideration of applications from separated parents/carers
  • Oakdale Junior School
    Harbourside Learning Partnership is the admission authority for the school.

    Changes to the definition of home address

    Changes to the definition regarding consideration of applications from separated parents/carers
  • Ocean Academy Poole
    Aspirations Academies Trust is the admission authority for the school.

    Changes to the definition of home address

    Changes to the definition regarding consideration of applications from separated parents/carers

    The introduction of a new oversubscription criterion providing higher priority for children who appear to have been in state care outside of England and ceased to be in state care as a result of being adopted.

Policies primary schools

School admission policies for primary schools: 

  • Bayside Academy
    Ambitions Academies Trust is the admission authority for the school.

    Changes to the definition of home address.

    Changes to the definition regarding consideration of applications from separated parents/carers.

    The introduction of a new oversubscription criterion providing higher priority for children who appear to have been in state care outside of England and ceased to be in state care as a result of being adopted.

    The introduction of a new oversubscription criterion providing higher priority for children of staff.
  • Bearwood Primary School and Nursery
    The school governors are the admission authority for the school.

    Changes to the definition of home address

    Changes to the definition regarding consideration of applications from separated parents/carers
  • Bishop Aldhelm’s Church of England Primary School
    The school governors are the admission authority for the school.

    Changes to the definition of home address

    Changes to the definition regarding consideration of applications from separated parents/carers
  • Heatherlands Primary School
    Ocean Learning Trust is the admission authority for the school.

    Changes to the definition of home address.

    Changes to the definition regarding consideration of applications from separated parents/carers.

    The introduction of a new oversubscription criterion providing higher priority for children who appear to have been in state care outside of England and ceased to be in state care as a result of being adopted.
  • Hillbourne Primary School

    Changes to the definition of home address

    Changes to the definition regarding consideration of applications from separated parents/carers

    The introduction of a new oversubscription criterion providing higher priority for children who appear to have been in state care outside of England and ceased to be in state care as a result of being adopted.
  • Longfleet CE Primary School
    Harbourside Learning Partnership is the admission authority for the school.

    Changes to the definition of home address

    Changes to the definition regarding consideration of applications from separated parents/carers
  • Manorside Academy
    Ambitions Academies Trust is the admission authority for the school.

    Changes to the definition of home address

    Changes to the definition regarding consideration of applications from separated parents/carers

    The introduction of a new oversubscription criterion providing higher priority for children who appear to have been in state care outside of England and ceased to be in state care as a result of being adopted.

    The introduction of a new oversubscription criterion providing higher priority for children of staff
  • St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Poole
    Plymouth CAST is the admission authority for the school.

    Change to include 1 year regular church attendance for Christian families who wish their application to be considered using the Christian faith oversubscription criterion.

    Changes to how medical and social need are considered.

    Change from using shortest safe and practicable walking route measurements to straight line distance measurements when considering the order to rank applications when there are more applications than places available.
  • St Mary’s Catholic Primary School, Poole
    Plymouth CAST is the admission authority for the school.

    Change to include 1 year regular church attendance for Christian families who wish their application to be considered using the Christian faith oversubscription criterion.

    Changes to how medical and social need are considered.

    Change from using shortest safe and practicable walking route measurements to straight line distance measurements when considering the order to rank applications when there are more applications than places available.
  • Talbot Primary School
    The school governors are the admission authority for the school.

    Changes to the definition of home address.

    Changes to the definition regarding consideration of applications from separated parents/carers.

    The introduction of a new oversubscription criterion providing higher priority for children who appear to have been in state care outside of England and ceased to be in state care as a result of being adopted.

    The introduction of a new oversubscription criterion providing higher priority for children of staff.

Policies secondary schools

School admission policies for secondary schools: 

  • Carter Community School
    The school governors are the admission authority for the school.

    Changes to the definition of home address.

    Changes to the definition regarding consideration of applications from separated parents/carers.

    The introduction of a new oversubscription criterion providing higher priority for children who appear to have been in state care outside of England and ceased to be in state care as a result of being adopted.
  • Corfe Hills School
    The school governors are the admission authority for the school.

    Changes to the definition of home address

    Changes to the definition regarding consideration of applications from separated parents/carers

    The introduction of a new oversubscription criterion providing higher priority for children who appear to have been in state care outside of England and ceased to be in state care as a result of being adopted.
  • Magna Academy Poole
    Aspirations Academies Trust is the admission authority for the school.

    Removal of the requirement to sit a Cognitive Assessment Test prior to application.

    Removal of 6th form Published Admission Number.

    Changes to the definition of home address.

    Changes to the definition regarding consideration of applications from separated parents/carers.

    The introduction of a new oversubscription criterion providing higher priority for children who appear to have been in state care outside of England and ceased to be in state care as a result of being adopted.
  • Parkstone Grammar School
    The school governors are the admission authority for the school.

    The introduction of a new oversubscription criterion providing higher priority for children who appear to have been in state care outside of England and ceased to be in state care as a result of being adopted.

    Increase in Published Admission Number for Year 7.
  • Poole Grammar School
    The school governors are the admission authority for the school.

    The introduction of a new oversubscription criterion providing higher priority for children who appear to have been in state care outside of England and ceased to be in state care as a result of being adopted
  • Poole High School
    The school governors are the admission authority for the school.

    Changes to the definition of home address

    Changes to the definition regarding consideration of applications from separated parents/carers

    The introduction of a new oversubscription criterion providing higher priority for children who appear to have been in state care outside of England and ceased to be in state care as a result of being adopted.

    The introduction of a new oversubscription criterion providing higher priority for children of staff.
  • St Aldhelm’s Academy
    Ambitions Academies Trust is the admission authority for the school.

    The introduction of a new oversubscription criterion providing higher priority for children who appear to have been in state care outside of England and ceased to be in state care as a result of being adopted.

    Changes to the order of the oversubscription criteria.

    Changes to the definition of home address.

    Changes to the definition regarding consideration of applications from separated parents/carers.

    The introduction of a new oversubscription criterion providing higher priority for children of staff.
  • St Edward’s RC/CE VA School, Poole
    The school governors are the admission authority for the school.

    Changes to the definition of home address

    Changes to the definition regarding consideration of applications from separated parents/carers

    The introduction of a new oversubscription criterion providing higher priority for children who appear to have been in state care outside of England and ceased to be in state care as a result of being adopted.

Supplementary Forms and Coordinated Scheme

Contact details

Email
school.admissions@poole.gov.uk

Telephone
01202 261936

Address
Children, Young People and Learning
Dolphin Centre
Poole
BH15 1SA 

Page last updated: 19 November 2018
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