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Admissions Policy
How to Apply
Consultation Documents


Year 7 Admissions for September 2018
To view our Additional Admissions Information booklet for 2017-18 (Adobe pdf format) please click here

Year 7 Admissions for September 2017
The Governing Body is the Admissions Authority for Budmouth College.
To read the Budmouth College Admission Policy please click here

Consultation on Dorset Admission Arrangements 2018/19 and School Transport Policies 2017/18
Find out more here

Dorset School Admission Arrangements Consultation- 2019/2020

Dorset will be consulting on School Admission Arrangements and Home to School Transport Policies for 2019/2020 with effect from Monday 23rd October 2017 to Monday 4th December 2017. Details of the consultation will be available to view at https://www.dorsetforyou.gov.uk/school-admissions-policies

All comments should be sent to schoolorganisation@dorsetcc.gov.uk

The key dates for the consultation are set out below.

Dorset LA consultation begins

23rd  October 2017

Dorset LA consultation ends

4th December 2017

Own Admission Authorities (including Dorset LA) determine Admission  Arrangements

28th February 2018

Own Admission Authorities (including Dorset LA) publish Admission Arrangements

15th March 2018

Deadline for Objections to Office of the School’s Adjudicator

15th May 2018

Admission for children with a Statement of Special Educational Needs or an Education, Health and Care Plan.
Where Budmouth College is named in a child’s Statement of Special Educational Needs or Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP), the governing body recognises a duty to admit the child to the college.  The admissions process for children with a Statement or EHCP is administered by the Local Authority.

Atlantic Academy Portland
Click here to download the proposed admission arrangements consultation document (pdf format)

Years 7-11

There are currently no spaces in any year group, at Budmouth College.
If you are moving into the area, or are thinking of moving your son/daughter’s school, please contact the College and we will let you know the current situation.
Applications need to be made to the Local Authority via their website www.dorsetforyou.com/schooladmissions
If we are unable to offer your son/daughter a place and you would like to be included on our waiting list, please contact Mrs A Fortescue: admissions@budmouth.dorset.sch.uk at the College.
There is the opportunity to appeal against a decision not to offer a place.  Appeals are heard by an independent panel and their decision is binding on the College. Information can be found at www.dorsetforyou.com/school-admissions/school-appeals
Appeals are heard by an independent panel set up by the Local Authority.
Please click here for a link to the Appeals Timetable.  

Sixth Form

For late applications to the Sixth Form, please contact the Director of Sixth Form, Mr M Henman: henmanm@budmouth.dorset.sch.uk

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