As a local authority community school, we follow the admissions policies devised by Dorset Local authority. Please click the links below for information relevant to school admissions.
- Information about the school including the planned admissions number
- Process for application through the Local Authority
- Admissions to schools – A guide for parents and carers 2022-2023
- Admissions Arrangements for Community Voluntary Controlled Schools in Dorset Council 2022-2023 – OSA
- Admissions Arrangements for Community Voluntary Controlled Schools in Dorset Council 2023-2024 – OSA
William Barnes’ Planned Admission Number (PAN) is 218 children. This is based on a limit in Reception class, year 1 and year 2 of 30 children, and a limit of 32 children for the four Key Stage 2 classes.