Piddle Valley CE First School is an Academy that is part of the Wessex Multi Academy Trust, they are the school's admission's authority. However, the Dorset LA manage our admissions process on the Trust's and school's behalf.
They can be contacted via;
However, you are of course very welcome to discuss the process with us and all visits are warmly welcome
Below is the school's admissions policy for this academic year as well as the admissions policy
Each admissions policy states our oversubscription criteria.
In Year Admissions Information can be obtained from the LA using the contacts above, you can also of course contact us directly for advice and information.
To apply for a place for your child please use this link https://www.dorsetforyou.gov.uk/school-admissions, alternatively use the contact information below.
They have a great team to answer all your questions.
Please call the school if you need further help or advice or if you would like visit the school please do not hesitate to contact the school office to arrange a mutually suitable time to come in and meet the team.
In Year Applications
All in year applications should be made through Dorset Admissions.
https://www.dorsetcouncil.gov.uk/education-and-training/schools-and-learning/apply-for-a-school-place Dorset Council apply for a school place
We encourage you to contact the school if you are interested in viewing the school. We will then arrange for the Headteacher to show you around the school and answer any questions that you may have. We can also give you any relevant documentation.
The Local Authority will act on behalf of the school for all appeals regarding admissions.
For more information, including an online appeals form and an appeals timetables of dates, please see Dorset School Admission Appeals page on Dorset for You.
School Catchment Area
You can find an interactive map of the school catchment area through Dorset for You: