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Colehill First School


Admissions Policy

Colehill First School is a community school for pupils aged 4 – 9, maintained by Wimborne Academy Trust.

The admission policy for this school is detailed below: please click on the link:

Wimborne Academy Trust Admissions Policy 2020-21 

Wimborne Academy Trust Admissions Policy 2021-22

Wimborne Academy Trust Admissions Policy 2022-23

Catchment Area

Click here to view a map of Colehill First School's catchment area and that of neighbouring schools.

Children Starting School in September 2021

Parents of Reception age children starting school in September 2021 should apply for a place through the local authority in which they live.  Click on the link for the relevant Dorset County Council web pages and catchment area maps:

Dorset LA Admissions information.

Tours of the School

With the easing of restrictions, we are once again able to provide tours of the school, but would request that one parent per family attend, please. Tours are by appointment only : please telephone the school on 01202 882506 to book a tour. 

Please click here to access an introductory video presentation about the school, including information about starting school in Reception year.

If you would like any further information about the school, please call the school office on 01202 882506. Click here to read our Prospectus and Parents Handbook.

Children Joining Our School At Any Time Other than the Start of Reception Year

We welcome applications from parents for their children to join our school at any time. If the school place you are seeking for your child is required during the school year, you will still need to apply via the local authority in which you live. Click on the link below to be taken to the Dorset Local Authority web pages:

Dorset LA Admissions information.

Parents are asked to note the following information regarding School Admission Arrangements:

Colehill First School is a member of the Wimborne Academy Trust partnership of schools.This is a vibrant and exciting family of schools, driven to provide high quality education and to fully support the local and wider community. 

Admissions Appeals

Click here for information about how to appeal an admissions refusal.

Useful Admissions Information

Click here to read the School Admissions Code 2014
Click here to read the School Admissions Appeals Code 2012