If you want to find out more information about a particular school please do visit the school's website and/or contact the school's office.
Children starting school or transferring to Middle, Senior or Upper School in September 2024
Initio Learning Trust is the Admission Authority for all Trust schools. However, the day to day administration of admission applications is managed for each school by the relevant local authority's School Admissions Team.
Parents and guardians of children starting school or transferring to Middle or Upper School in September 2024 should apply for a school place through the local authority in which they reside.
Dorset residents should contact Dorset Council's School Admissions Team. Click on the link for the relevant Dorset Council web pages:
Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council residents should contact BCP's School Admissions Team. Click on the link for the relevant BCP web pages:
Admission policies are available on each school's website.
We welcome applications from parents and guardians for their children to join Initio Learning Trust schools at any time - please contact the school office directly.
If you have been unsuccessful in an application for a place at one of our schools you can appeal against the decision.
For all Initio Learning Trust schools except for Merley First School and Queen Elizabeth's School the appeals process is managed by Dorset Council's School Admissions Team. Please follow the link below
For Merley First School and Queen Elizabeth's School please visit the school's website and/or contact the school office for further information on the appeals process.