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Verwood Church of England First School and Nursery


Admissions Policy

Verwood First School and Nursery is a Church of England First school for pupils aged 2-9, maintained by Wimborne Academy Trust.

The admission policy for this school is detailed below:

Children Starting School in September 2024

Parents of Reception age children starting school in September 2024 should apply for a place through the local authority in which they live. Click here for the relevant Dorset County Council web pages and catchment area maps:

Tours of the School

We are always delighted to show parents/carers around the school and answer any questions they might have. Please telephone the school office on 01202 822652 to arrange a tour. In most cases the Head teacher or Assistant Head teacher will accompany parents/carers on school tours.

Children Joining Our School At Any Other Time Other than the Start of Reception Year

We welcome applications from parents for their children to join our school at any time. If the school place you are seeking for your child is required during the school year, you will still need to apply via the local authority in which you live. Click here to be taken to the Dorset Local Authority web pages:

Parents are asked to note the following information regarding School Admission Arrangements:

Verwood CE First School and Nursery is a member of the Initio Learning Trust. This is a vibrant and exciting family of schools, driven to provide high quality education and to fully support the local and wider community. 

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