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Starting School for the first time

If you would like your child to attend our school, we would be delighted to welcome you for a tour and a chat. Please do contact the school office for an appointment. Please see full details of our admission arrangements below. 

For Reception-year applications to Dunbury Academy, please go to School Admissions on the Dorsetforyou website, then click on the link Apply for a school place.


Click Here:  Dorset For You - School Admissions


For applications mid-year or to join the school in years one to six, there is no need to apply through the local authority since those admissions are managed by the academy directly.

Our Admissions authority is the Diocese of Salisbury Academy Trust (DSAT).  


Dunbury CofE Academy use the Dorset County Council arrangements for school admissions in respect of the Dfe School Admissions Code (Dec 14, updated June 15). To view the policies please click on the link;  

Dfe School Admissions Code

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