We are delighted you have taken an interest in our school. On this page, you will find information such as our admissions policy. You are welcome to come and have a look around our school, please contact the school office to arrange an appointment on 01747 852901.

Our Admissions Policy can be viewed here.

For children starting school for the first time in September, we recommend that you apply for a place by the cut off date and put Shaftesbury Primary School down as your first choice in order to maximize your child’s chances of getting a place at our school. To make an application for children starting school for the first time, you should apply to the local authority where you are resident. For Dorset residents, you need to apply through the link below.

To apply to transfer your child to our school, part of way through the school year in any year group, or for a child starting at the beginning of the autumn term for years 1 – 6, please make an application by completing the form through the link below.

If you need help with this application please contact our admissions office on 01747 859245 or email If applying for a place during the school holiday it is advisable to make contact in the first instance via email as the school will be closed.

Contact Us

For more information or to get in touch:

01747 852901
or by Email