Trent Young's CE


Let your light shine


If you would like your child to attend our school, please see full details of our admission arrangements below.

Admissions Policy 2019 - 20

Admissions Policy 2020 - 21

Dorset are running the annual consultation on the School Admission Arrangements for 2021/2022 with effect from Monday 14th October 2019 to Friday 22nd November 2019. Details of the consultation will be available to view at Responses must be submitted either in writing to School Admissions Team, Dorset Council, County Hall, Dorchester, DT1 1XJ or by email to by Friday 22nd November 2019. Upon the conclusion of the consultation period all responses will be considered carefully and a report will be presented to The People Scrutiny Committee prior to the determination deadline on 28th February 2020.


The key dates for the consultation are set out below:


Dorset LA consultation begins

14th October 2019

Dorset LA consultation ends

22nd November 2019

Own Admission Authorities (including Dorset LA) determine Admission  Arrangements

28th February 2020

Own Admission Authorities (including Dorset LA) publish Admission Arrangements

15th March 2020

Deadline for Objections to Office of the School’s Adjudicator

15th May 2020

Transition to secondary school

Many of our children choose to move to The Gryphon School when they leave us at the end of Year 6 and we are one of their recognised feeder schools. Currently, The Gryphon's over-subscription criteria is as follows: 


4. Children living within the school’s catchment area who will have a sibling**(s) attending the school at the time of admission.
5. Children living within the school’s catchment area.

6. Children living outside the school's catchment with a sibling attending at the time of admission.

7. Children living outside the school’s catchment area and who were attending one of the preferred school’s recognised maintained feeder schools during the previous year.