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Church of England Academy

'Strength in difference, together we are one, together we fly high'

Courage – I rise to a challenge and I am brave.

Friendship – I encourage others and build them up.

Trust – I am honest and helpful and make the right choices.

Respect – I treat others how I would like to be treated.


Children eligible to start school for the first time - Letter from school admissions

Dunbury Open Days

Starting School for the First Time.

Apply for a reception place to start in September 2022

You can apply for a reception place from 1 September 2021.

The closing date for applications is 15 January 2022.



Please come and join us


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


In Year Admissions


  • Applications for in year admission may be submitted at any time during the school year. 
  • The School is part of the LA’s in-year co-ordination scheme.  Any person wishing to apply for a place at the School in-year will need to contact the LA for an application form and a supplementary information form if required.  Further details in respect of in-year applications is available from the School office or from the School website.
  • The LA will liaise with the School on receipt of any in-year application so that it may be processed in accordance with the School’s admission arrangements.



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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