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St Michael's Middle School

Admissions Policy and Website Links

Our school admits children between the ages of 9 and 13 (Year 5 – Year 8) in accordance with our Admissions policy - please click on the links below.

We are always delighted to show parents/carers around the school and answer any questions you might have. Please telephone Mrs Wellman on 01202 883433 to arrange a tour and meet the Headteacher or a member of the Senior Leadership Team.

All applications to attend St Michael’s Middle School should be made via School Admissions at Dorset County Council. Please visit the School Admissions pages on the Dorset For You website where details about applying for a school place, policies, catchment areas and contact details can be found here.

Telephone queries can be made on 01305 221060.

If you prefer, you can print the form, complete it by hand and send it by post to the Admissions Team at Dorset County Council.

School Admission Team
Strategic Services
County Hall
Colliton Park

A Parent’s Guide to Admissions 2023 - 2024:
A guide to applying for a school place for the academic year 2023 -24 can be found below.

Pupil Admission Number (PAN)
This is the maximum number of pupils that the Dorset Admissions Team allocates to the school’s pupil intake year. The pupil admission number at St Michael’s Middle School is 150 pupils per year group.

In Year Fair Access arrangements

Appeals Process
Should the total number of applications for a year group exceed the PAN, and your application is rejected, you can make an appeal to an Appeals Panel. Click here to download a form, and once completed, send it to the address shown on the website.

School Catchment/Local Services
If you are moving into the area, and wish to know whether a particular address falls into the catchment area of our school, click here and enter your postcode. The schools serving your postcode will be listed – as well as details of all local services serving the address.