Applying For A School Place

You can apply online using the green button or contact us for a paper form

Applying for a place in September 2020

Important dates
 Process Opens Closing Date

Start School

(Year R) 

1 September 2019   15 January 2020

Move from Infant to Junior School

(Year 2 to Year 3) 

1 September 2019  15 January 2020 

Move from First to Middle School

(Year 4 to Year 5)

1 September 2019 15 January 2020

Move up to Secondary School

(Year 6 to Year 7) 

1 September 2019 31 October 2019

Move to a Upper or Studio School

(Year 8 to Year 9) 

1 September 2019 31 October 2019

Further Information

For more information about all aspects of starting or moving, please see our Parents Guides and the co-ordinated admissions scheme for 2020-21:

Once you have read these, if you have any further questions please contact our Children's Information Service on 01202 456223 or cis@bcpcouncil.gov.uk

2019 allocation

If you would like to see how places were allocated for September 2019 in Bournemouth schools, you can read the statistics for the primary, junior and secondary allocations. 

2018 allocation

If you would like to see how places were allocated for September 2018 in Bournemouth schools, you can read the statistics for the  primaryjunior and  secondary allocations.

Transport support for over 16s

If your child is 16 or over you can find out about the type of transport support available in our  Post 16 Travel Statement.