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Dorset
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Website: Dorset County Council

Email: admissions@dorsetcc.gov.uk

Telephone: 01305 221060

Visit Dorset County Council for State Primary School admission information for pupils starting at either:

  • A Primary or First school at the beginning of the reception year
  • A Junior school at the beginning of Year 3

Or Secondary State School admissions for pupils starting at either:

  • a Middle school at the beginning of Year 5
  • a Secondary school at the beginning of Year 7
  • an Upper school at the beginning of Year 9

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Schools in Dorset County Council

Primary State Schools

All Saints Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School, Bishops Caundle, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 5NQ. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 11.

Allenbourn Middle School, East Borough, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 1PL. A state school for boys and girls aged from 9 to 13.

Archbishop Wake Church of England Primary School, Black Lane, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 8SW. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 11.

Beaminster St Mary's Academy, Clay Lane, Beaminster, Dorset, DT8 3BY. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 11.

Beechcroft St Pauls CofE Primary School, Corporation Road, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 0LQ. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 11.

Bere Regis School, Southbrook, Bere Regis, Wareham, Dorset, BH20 7DB. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 11.

Bincombe Valley Primary School, Culliford Way, Littlemoor, Weymouth, Dorset, DT3 6AW. A state school for boys and girls aged from 2 to 11.

Blandford St Mary Church of England Primary School, Birch Avenue, Blandford St Mary, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 9QD. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 11.

Bovington Primary School, Holt Road, Bovington, Wareham, Dorset, BH20 6LE. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 11.

Bridport Primary School, St Andrew's Road, Bridport, Dorset, DT6 3BJ. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 11.

Bridport, St Mary's Church of England Primary School, Skilling Hill Road, Bridport, Dorset, DT6 5LA. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 11.

Broadmayne First School, Knighton Lane, Broadmayne, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 8PH. A state school for boys and girls aged from 5 to 9.

Broadwindsor Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School, Drimpton Road, Broadwindsor, Beaminster, Dorset, DT8 3QL. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 11.

Buckland Newton Church of England Primary School, Buckland Newton, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 7BY. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 11.

Burton Bradstock Church of England Voluntary Controlled School, Church Street, Burton Bradstock, Bridport, Dorset, DT6 4QS. A state school for boys and girls aged from 5 to 11.

Burton Church of England Primary School, Campbell Road, Burton, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 7JY. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 11.

Cerne Abbas Church of England Voluntary Controlled First School, Duck Street, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 7LA. A state school for boys and girls aged from 5 to 9.

Charmouth Primary School, Lower Sea Lane, Charmouth, Bridport, Dorset, DT6 6LR. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 11.

Cheselbourne Village School, Cheselbourne, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 7NT. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 9.

Chickerell Primary Academy, Rashley Road, Chickerell, Weymouth, Dorset, DT3 4AT. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 11.

Christchurch Infant School, Addiscombe Road, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 2AE. A state school for boys and girls aged from 5 to 7.

Christchurch Junior School, Clarendon Road, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 2AA. A state school for boys and girls aged from 7 to 11.

Colehill First School, Pilford Heath Road, Colehill, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 2LZ. A state school for boys and girls aged from 5 to 9.

Conifers Primary School, Radipole Lane, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 0QF. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 11.

Corfe Castle Church of England Primary School, East Street, Corfe Castle, Wareham, Dorset, BH20 5EE. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 11.

Cranborne Church of England Voluntary Aided First School, Water Street, Cranborne, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 5QB. A state school for boys and girls aged from 5 to 9.

Cranborne Middle School, Cranborne, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 5RP. A state school for boys and girls aged from 9 to 13.

Damers First School, Liscombe Street, Poundbury, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 3DF. A state school for boys and girls aged from 5 to 9.

Dorchester Middle School, Queen's Avenue, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 2HS. A state school for boys and girls aged from 9 to 13.

Downlands Community School, Blandford Camp, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 8BG. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 11.

Dunbury Church of England Academy, Dolway Lane, Blandford Forum, Winterborne Whitechurch, Dorset, DT11 0AW. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 11.

Durweston CofE VA Primary School, Durweston, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 0QA. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 11.

Emmanuel Middle Church of England Voluntary Aided School, Howe Lane, Verwood, Dorset, BH31 6JF. A state school for boys and girls aged from 9 to 13.

Ferndown First School, Mountbatten Drive, Ferndown, Dorset, BH22 9FB. A state school for boys and girls aged from 5 to 9.

Ferndown Middle School, Peter Grant Way, Ferndown, Dorset, BH22 9UP. A state school for boys and girls aged from 9 to 13.

Frome Valley CofE VA First School, School Drive, Crossways, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 8WR. A state school for boys and girls aged from 5 to 9.

Gillingham Primary School, School Road, Gillingham, Dorset, SP8 4QR. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 11.

Grove Infant School, The Grove, Portland, Dorset, DT5 1DB. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 7.

Hampreston Church of England Voluntary Aided First School, Hampreston Village, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 7LX. A state school for boys and girls aged from 5 to 9.

Hayeswood First School, Cutlers Place, Colehill, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 2HN. A state school for boys and girls aged from 5 to 9.

Hazelbury Bryan Primary School, Droop, Sturminster Newton, Dorset, DT10 2ED. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 11.

Henbury View First School, Hillside Road, Corfe Mullen, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 3TR. A state school for boys and girls aged from 5 to 9.

Highcliffe St Mark Primary School, Greenways, Highcliffe, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 5AZ. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 11.

Hillside Community First School, Hillside Road, Verwood, Dorset, BH31 7HE. A state school for boys and girls aged from 5 to 9.

Holy Trinity Church of England VC Primary School & Community Nursery, Cross Road, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 9QX. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

Lockyer's Middle School, Blandford Road, Corfe Mullen, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 3HQ. A state school for boys and girls aged from 9 to 13.

Loders CofE Primary Academy, Loders, Bridport, Dorset, DT6 3SA. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 11.

Lulworth and Winfrith CofE VC Primary School, School Lane, West Lulworth, Wareham, Dorset, BH20 5SA. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 11.

Lytchett Matravers Primary School, Lytchett Matravers, Poole, Dorset, BH16 6DY. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 11.

Maiden Newton, Greenford Church of England Primary School, Chilfrome Lane, Maiden Newton, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 0AX. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 11.

Manor Park Church of England First School, Mellstock Avenue, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 2BH. A state school for boys and girls aged from 5 to 9.

Marshwood CofE Primary Academy, Marshwood, Bridport, Dorset, DT6 5QA. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 11.

Milborne St Andrew First School, Hopsfield, Milborne St Andrew, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 0JE. A state school for boys and girls aged from 5 to 9.

Milldown Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School, Milldown Road, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 7SN. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 11.

Milton-on-Stour Church of England Primary School, Milton-on-Stour, Gillingham, Dorset, SP8 5QD. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 11.

Motcombe CofE VA Primary School, Church Road, Motcombe, Shaftesbury, Dorset, SP7 9NT. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 11.

Mudeford Community Infants' School, Queen's Road, Mudeford, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 3HH. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 7.

Mudeford Junior School, Mudeford Lane, Mudeford, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 3HP. A state school for boys and girls aged from 7 to 11.

Oakhurst Community First School, Shaftesbury Road, West Moors, Ferndown, Dorset, BH22 0DY. A state school for boys and girls aged from 5 to 9.

Okeford Fitzpaine Church of England Voluntary Aided School, The Cross, Okeford Fitzpaine, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 0RF. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 11.

Pamphill Voluntary Controlled Church of England First School, Pamphill Green, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 4EE. A state school for boys and girls aged from 5 to 9.

Parley First School, Glenmoor Road, Ferndown, Dorset, BH22 8QE. A state school for boys and girls aged from 5 to 9.

Parrett and Axe Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School, Fairoak Way, Mosterton, Beaminster, Dorset, DT8 3JQ. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 11.

Piddle Valley Church of England First School, Piddletrenthide, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 7QL. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 9.

Pimperne Church of England VC Primary School, Newfield Road, Pimperne, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 8WF. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 11.

Portesham Church of England Primary School, Winters Close, Portesham, Weymouth, Dorset, DT3 4HP. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 11.

Powerstock Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School, Powerstock, Bridport, Dorset, DT6 3TB. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 11.

Puddletown Church of England First School, Dorchester Road, Puddletown, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 8FZ. A state school for boys and girls aged from 5 to 9.

Radipole Primary School, Radipole Lane, Weymouth, Dorset, DT3 5HS. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 11.

Rushcombe First School, Hanham Road, Corfe Mullen, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 3PX. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 9.

Salway Ash Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School, Salwayash, Bridport, Dorset, DT6 5JE. A state school for boys and girls aged from 5 to 11.

Sandford St Martin's Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School, Sandford, Wareham, Dorset, BH20 7BN. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 11.

Shaftesbury Church of England Primary School, Wincombe Lane, Shaftesbury, Dorset, SP7 8PZ. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 11.

Sherborne Abbey Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School, Lenthay Road, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 6AQ. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 11.

Sherborne Primary School, Harbour Way, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 4AJ. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 11.

Shillingstone Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School, Augustan Avenue, Shillingstone, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 0TX. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 11.

Sixpenny Handley First School, Sixpenny Handley, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP5 5NJ. A state school for boys and girls aged from 5 to 9.

Somerford Primary School, Draper Road, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 3AS. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

Southill Primary School, Sycamore Road, Southill, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 9UF. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 11.

Southwell Primary School, Sweethill Lane, Southwell, Portland, Dorset, DT5 2DT. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 11.

Spetisbury CofE VA Primary School, High Street, Spetisbury, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 9DF. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 11.

St Andrew's Church of England Primary School, Yetminster, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 6LS. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 11.

St Andrew's Church of England Primary School, Littlemoor Road, Preston, Weymouth, Dorset, DT3 6AA. A state school for boys and girls aged from 5 to 11.

St Andrew's Church of England Primary School, Fontmell Magna, West Street, Fontmell Magna, Shaftesbury, Dorset, SP7 0PF. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 11.

St Andrew`S Church of England Primary School, West Street, Fontmell Magna, Shaftesbury, Dorset, SP7 0PF. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 11.

St Augustine's Catholic Primary School, Weymouth, Hardy Avenue, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 0RH. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 11.

St Catherine's Catholic Primary School, Wimborne, Cutlers Place, Colehill, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 2HN. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 11.

St Catherine's Roman Catholic School, Pymore Road, Bridport, Dorset, DT6 3TR. A state school for boys and girls aged from 5 to 11.

St George's Church of England Primary School, Langton Matravers, High Street, Langton Matravers, Swanage, Dorset, BH19 3HB. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 11.

St George's Church of England School, Bourton, Church Track, Bourton, Gillingham, Dorset, SP8 5BN. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 11.

St George's Community Primary School, Clarence Road, Portland, Dorset, DT5 2BD. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 11.

St Gregory's Church of England Primary School, Marnhull, New Street, Marnhull, Sturminster Newton, Dorset, DT10 1PZ. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 11.

St Ives Primary School, Sandy Lane, St. Ives, Ringwood, Hampshire, BH24 2LE. A state school for boys and girls aged from 2 to 11.

St James' Church of England First School, Alderholt, Park Lane, Alderholt, Fordingbridge, Hampshire, SP6 3AJ. A state school for boys and girls aged from 5 to 9.

St James' Church of England Voluntary Controlled First School, Gaunts Common, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 4JN. A state school for boys and girls aged from 5 to 9.

St John's Church of England First School, Wimborne, St John's Hill, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 1BX. A state school for boys and girls aged from 5 to 9.

St John's Church of England Primary School, Coombe Avenue, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 7TP. A state school for boys and girls aged from 5 to 11.

St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Christchurch, Dorset Road, Somerford, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 3DA. A state school for boys and girls aged from 5 to 11.

St Mary & St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Folly Lane, Wool, Wareham, Dorset, BH20 6DS. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 11.

St Mary the Virgin CofE VA Primary School, Pheasant Way, Shaftesbury Road, Gillingham, Dorset, SP8 4LP. A state school for boys and girls aged from 2 to 11.

St Mary's Catholic First School, Dorchester, Lucetta Lane, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 2DD. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 9.

St Mary's Catholic Primary School, Marnhull, Old Mill Lane, Marnhull, Sturminster Newton, Dorset, DT10 1JX. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

St Mary's Catholic Primary School, Swanage, Northbrook Road, Swanage, Dorset, BH19 1QE. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 11.

St Mary's Church of England First School, Charminster, West Hill, Charminster, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 9RD. A state school for boys and girls aged from 5 to 9.

St Mary's Church of England Middle School, Puddletown, Puddletown, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 8SA. A state school for boys and girls aged from 9 to 13.

St Mary's Church of England Primary School, Bradford Abbas, Mill Lane, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 6RH. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 11.

St Michael's Church of England Middle School, Colehill, Colehill Lane, Colehill, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 7AB. A state school for boys and girls aged from 9 to 13.

St Michael's Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School, Lyme Regis, Kings Way, Lyme Regis, Dorset, DT7 3DY. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.

St Nicholas and St Laurence Church of England Primary School, Broadwey, Broadwey, Weymouth, Dorset, DT3 5DQ. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 11.

St Nicholas Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School, Child Okeford, Station Road, Child Okeford, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 8EL. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 11.

St Osmund's Church of England Middle School, Dorchester, Barnes Way, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 2DZ. A state school for boys and girls aged from 9 to 13.

Stalbridge Church of England Primary School, Stalbridge, Sturminster Newton, Dorset, DT10 2LP. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 11.

Sticklands Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School, Summer Lane, Evershot, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 0JP. A state school for boys and girls aged from 5 to 11.

Stoborough Church of England Primary School, Corfe Road, Stoborough, Wareham, Dorset, BH20 5AD. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 11.

Stower Provost Community School, Woodville Stour Provost, Gillingham, Dorset, SP8 5LX. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 11.

Sturminster Marshall First School, 78 High Street, Sturminster Marshall, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 4AY. A state school for boys and girls aged from 5 to 9.

Swanage Primary School, Mount Scar, Swanage, Dorset, BH19 2EY. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 11.

Swanage St Mark's Church of England Primary School, High Street, Swanage, Dorset, BH19 2PH. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 11.

Symondsbury Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School, Symondsbury, Bridport, Dorset, DT6 6HD. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 11.

The Abbey CofE VA Primary School, Shaftesbury, St James's Street, Shaftesbury, Dorset, SP7 8HQ. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 11.

The Prince of Wales School, Maiden Castle Road, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 2HH. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 9.

The Priory Church of England Primary School, Wick Lane, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 1HX. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 11.

Thorncombe, St Mary's Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School, Chard Street, Thorncombe, Chard, Somerset, TA20 4NE. A state school for boys and girls aged from 2 to 11.

Thorner's Church of England School, Litton Cheney, Litton Cheney, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 9AU. A state school for boys and girls aged from 2 to 11.

Thornford CofE Primary School, Boot Lane, Thornford, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 6QY. A state school for boys and girls aged from 5 to 11.

Three Legged Cross First and Nursery School, Church Road, Three Legged Cross, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 6RF. A state school for boys and girls aged from 2 to 9.

Trent Young's CofE Primary School, Trent, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 4SW. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 11.

Trinity CofE VA First School, Coopers Lane, Verwood, Dorset, BH31 7PG. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 9.

Twynham Primary School, Sopers Lane, Christchurch, BH23 1JF. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 11.

Underhill Community Junior School, Killicks Hill, Portland, Dorset, DT5 1JW. A state school for boys and girls aged from 7 to 11.

Upton Infants' School, Guest Road, Upton, Poole, Dorset, BH16 5LQ. A state school for boys and girls aged from 5 to 7.

Upton Junior School, St Martin's Road, Upton, Poole, Dorset, BH16 5NQ. A state school for boys and girls aged from 7 to 11.

Verwood Church of England First School, Howe Lane, Verwood, Dorset, BH31 6JF. A state school for boys and girls aged from 5 to 9.

Wareham St Mary Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School, Streche Road, Wareham, Dorset, BH20 4PG. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 11.

West Moors Middle School, Heathfield Way, West Moors, Ferndown, Dorset, BH22 0DA. A state school for boys and girls aged from 9 to 13.

West Moors, St Mary's Church of England Voluntary Controlled First School, Station Road, West Moors, Ferndown, Dorset, BH22 0JF. A state school for boys and girls aged from 5 to 9.

William Barnes Primary School, Bridge Street, Sturminster Newton, Dorset, DT10 1BZ. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 11.

Wimborne First School, School Lane, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 1HQ. A state school for boys and girls aged from 5 to 9.

Wimborne St Giles Church of England First School and Nursery, Wimborne St Giles, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 5LX. A state school for boys and girls aged from 2 to 9.

Winterbourne Valley Church of England Aided First School, Winterbourne Abbas, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 9LW. A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 9.

Witchampton Church of England First School, Witchampton, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 5AP. A state school for boys and girls aged from 5 to 9.

Wool Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School, High Street, Wool, Wareham, Dorset, BH20 6BT. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 11.

Wyke Primary School, Deane Avenue, Gillingham, Dorset, SP8 4SH. A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 11.

Wyke Regis Church of England Junior School, High Street, Wyke Regis, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 9NU. A state school for boys and girls aged from 7 to 11.

Wyke Regis Infant School and Nursery, Shrubbery Lane, Wyke Regis, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 9LU. A state school for boys and girls aged from 5 to 7.

Middle State Schools

Allenbourn Middle School, East Borough, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 1PL. A state school for boys and girls aged from 9 to 13.

Cranborne Middle School, Cranborne, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 5RP. A state school for boys and girls aged from 9 to 13.

Dorchester Middle School, Queen's Avenue, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 2HS. A state school for boys and girls aged from 9 to 13.

Emmanuel Middle Church of England Voluntary Aided School, Howe Lane, Verwood, Dorset, BH31 6JF. A state school for boys and girls aged from 9 to 13.

Ferndown Middle School, Peter Grant Way, Ferndown, Dorset, BH22 9UP. A state school for boys and girls aged from 9 to 13.

Lockyer's Middle School, Blandford Road, Corfe Mullen, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 3HQ. A state school for boys and girls aged from 9 to 13.

St Mary's Church of England Middle School, Puddletown, Puddletown, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 8SA. A state school for boys and girls aged from 9 to 13.

St Michael's Church of England Middle School, Colehill, Colehill Lane, Colehill, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 7AB. A state school for boys and girls aged from 9 to 13.

St Osmund's Church of England Middle School, Dorchester, Barnes Way, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 2DZ. A state school for boys and girls aged from 9 to 13.

West Moors Middle School, Heathfield Way, West Moors, Ferndown, Dorset, BH22 0DA. A state school for boys and girls aged from 9 to 13.

Secondary State Schools

All Saints' Church of England School, Weymouth, Sunnyside Road, Wyke Regis, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 9BJ. A state school for boys and girls aged from 11 to 16.

Beaminster School, Newtown, Beaminster, Dorset, DT8 3EP. A state school for boys and girls aged from 11 to 18.

Budmouth College, Chickerell Road, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 9SY. A state school for boys and girls aged from 11 to 18.

Dorset Studio School, Kingston Maurward, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 8PX. A state school for boys and girls aged from 13 to 19.

Ferndown Upper School, Cherry Grove, Ferndown, Dorset, BH22 9EY. A state school for boys and girls aged from 13 to 19.

Gillingham School, Hardings Lane, Gillingham, Dorset, SP8 4QP. A state school for boys and girls aged from 11 to 18.

Highcliffe School, Parkside, Highcliffe, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 4QD. A state school for boys and girls aged from 11 to 19.

Kingston Maurward College, Kingston Maurward, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 8PY. A state school for boys and girls aged from 16 to 99.

Lytchett Minster School, Lytchett Minster, Poole, Dorset, BH16 6JD. A state school for boys and girls aged from 11 to 18.

Queen Elizabeth's School, Blandford Road, Pamphill, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 4DT. A state school for boys and girls aged from 13 to 18.

Shaftesbury School, Salisbury Road, Shaftesbury, Dorset, SP7 8ER. A state school for boys and girls aged from 11 to 18.

Sturminster Newton High School, Bath Road, Sturminster Newton, Dorset, DT10 1DT. A state school for boys and girls aged from 11 to 16.

The Blandford School, Milldown Road, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 7SQ. A state school for boys and girls aged from 11 to 18.

The Grange School, Redvers Road, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 3AU. A state school for boys and girls aged from 11 to 19.

The Gryphon School, Bristol Road, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 4EQ. A state school for boys and girls aged from 11 to 18.

The Purbeck School, Worgret Road, Wareham, Dorset, BH20 4PF. A state school for boys and girls aged from 11 to 18.

The Sir John Colfox Academy, Ridgeway, Bridport, Dorset, DT6 3DT. A state school for boys and girls aged from 11 to 18.

The Swanage School, High Street, Swanage, Dorset, BH19 2PH. A state school for boys and girls aged from 11 to 16.

The Thomas Hardye School, Queen's Avenue, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 2ET. A state school for boys and girls aged from 13 to 18.

The Wey Valley School, Dorchester Road, Weymouth, Dorset, DT3 5AN. A state school for boys and girls aged from 11 to 16.

The Woodroffe School, Uplyme Road, Lyme Regis, Dorset, DT7 3LX. A state school for boys and girls aged from 11 to 18.

Twynham School, Sopers Lane, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 1JF. A state school for boys and girls aged from 11 to 19.

Weymouth College, Cranford Avenue, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 7LQ. A state school for boys and girls aged from 16 to 99.

Special State Schools

Beaucroft Foundation School, Wimborne Road, Colehill, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 2SS. A state special school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 19. Type of SEN provision: ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder; MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty.

Mountjoy School, Tunnel Road, Beaminster, Dorset, DT8 3HB. A state special school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 19. Type of SEN provision: MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty; PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulty; SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty.

Westfield Arts College, Littlemoor Road, Preston, Weymouth, Dorset, DT3 6AA. A state special school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 19. Type of SEN provision: ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder; MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty.

Wyvern Academy, Dorchester Road, Weymouth, Dorset, DT3 5AL. A state special school for boys and girls aged from 2 to 19. Type of SEN provision: SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty.

Yewstock School, Honeymead Lane, Sturminster Newton, Dorset, DT10 1EW. A state special school for boys and girls aged from 2 to 19. Type of SEN provision: ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder; MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty; MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment; PD - Physical Disability; PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulty; SLCN - Speech, Language and Communication; SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty.

Independent Schools

Bryanston School, Bryanston, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 0PX. An independent school for boys and girls aged from 13 to 18.

Castle Court, Knoll Lane, Corfe Mullen, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 3RF. An independent school for boys and girls aged from 2 to 13.

Clayesmore Preparatory School, Iwerne Minster, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 8PH. A mainstream independent school for pupils aged from 3 to 13 with a linked senior school

Clayesmore School, Iwerne Minster, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 8LL. A mainstream independent school for pupils aged from 13 to 18 with a linked junior school

Dumpton School, Deans Grove House, Deans Grove, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 7AF. An independent school for boys and girls aged from 2 to 13.

Hanford School, Child Okeford, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 8HN. An independent school for girls aged from 7 to 13.

Knighton House School, Durweston, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 0PY. An independent school for girls aged from 3 to 13.

Leweston School, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 6EN. A mainstream independent school for girls aged from 2 to 18 and boys aged from 2 to 13

Milton Abbey School, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 0BZ. An independent school for boys and girls aged from 13 to 18.

Port Regis , Motcombe Park, Shaftesbury, Dorset, SP7 9QA. An independent school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 13.

Ringwood Waldorf School, Folly Farm Lane, Ashley, Ringwood, Hampshire, BH24 2NN. An independent school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 18.

Sherborne Girls School , Bradford Road, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 3QN. An independent school for girls aged from 11 to 18.

Sherborne International, Newell Grange, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 4EZ. An independent school for boys and girls aged from 11 to 16.

Sherborne Preparatory School, Acreman Street, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 3NY. An independent school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 13.

Sherborne School, Abbey Road, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 3AP. An independent school for boys aged from 13 to 18.

St Mary's School (Shaftesbury), Donhead St. Mary, Shaftesbury, Dorset, SP7 9LP. An independent school for girls aged from 9 to 18.

Sunninghill Preparatory School, South Court, South Walks Road, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1EB. An independent school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 13.

Yarrells Preparatory School, Yarrells House, Upton, Poole, Dorset, BH16 5EU. An independent school for boys and girls aged from 2 to 13.

Independent Special Schools

Arbour House, 15 Glendinning Avenue, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 7QF. A special independent school for boys and girls aged from 6 to 16. Type of SEN provision: ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder.

Portfield School, Parley Lane, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 6BP. A special independent school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 19. Type of SEN provision: ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder; SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty.

Purbeck View School, Northbrook Road, Swanage, Dorset, BH19 1PR. A special independent school for pupils aged from 7 to 19 with autism and learning difficulties

Sheiling College, Horton Road, Ashley, Ringwood, Hampshire, BH24 2EB. A special independent college for pupils aged from 19 to 25 with moderate to severe learning difficulties and autism spectrum disorder

Sheiling School, Horton Road, Ashley, Ringwood, Hampshire, BH24 2EB. A special independent school for pupils aged from 6 to 19 with severe, complex and moderate learning difficulties and disabilities

The Fortune Centre of Riding Therapy, Avon Tyrrell, Bransgore, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 8EE. A special independent school for boys and girls aged from 16 to 25 with learning difficulties, autism, mild physical disabilities and mental health needs.

The Forum School, Shillingstone, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 0QS. A special school for pupils aged 7-19 with autism spectrum disorders along with complex needs, challenging behaviour, and moderate to severe learning difficulties


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