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The School has adopted the Local Authority Admissions Policy. Please click the link below to view this on the Dorset for You website.

Dorset Admissions

In- year applications

Click here for information about Dorset Council's In-Year Coordination scheme

Click here for information about moving school during the school year (in year admission)

Admissions appeals

Click here for information about how to appeal an admissions refusal

Click here for the admissions appeals timetable

Useful Admissions Information

Click here to read the School Admissions Code 2021

Click here to read the School Admissions Appeals Code 2022


The following primary schools feed to The Sir John Colfox Academy:

To look at the school catchment area in more detail click on the link below to the Dorset for You website.

Catchment Area