Rushcombe First School

Admission Arrangements

Interative ScreenFollowing the Dorset Local Authority Admissions Policy, arrangements for all children to be admitted to school are as follows:

Any parents wishing their child to come to Rushcombe First School in September 2020, for children born between 1st September 2015 and 31st August 2016, need to complete an application form.  Forms are available on-line from September 2019 for completion at:

The closing date for all applications is 15th January 2020.

I am happy to meet parents and show them around the school.  Please pass this message on to any families you know.  If you need any advice or further information, please see myself or Mrs Daly in the school office.

Once a place has been offered by the Local Authority, we invite you and your child to a series of events and activities to make starting school as enjoyable and smooth as possible.

These include:

  • Introductory ‘Play and Learn’ sessions during the summer term prior to the September
  • ‘All About Me Booklet’
  • A meeting between parents and staff
  • ‘Welcome to School’ session in the autumn term
  • Autumn term induction period

We thank you for choosing to send your child to Rushcombe First School and we look forward to a long and successful partnership during your child’s time with us.


Rushcombe First School, Hanham Road, Corfe Mullen, Wimborne, Dorset BH21 3PX
Tel: 01202 695722 • Fax: 01202 657890
Headteacher: Mrs Caroline Mahon
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