Admissions

Pupils living in the following areas of Dorset will normally be allocated places at Gillingham with transport provided by Dorset County Council; Gillingham, Bourton, Silton, Moorside, Todber, Stour Row, Stour Provost, East Stour, Madjeston, Marnhull, Fifehead Magdalen, West Stour, Kings Mill, Nyland, Kington Magna, Bowden, Buckhorn Weston and Quarr.

Pupils living in the following areas of Wiltshire will normally be allocated places with transport provided by Wiltshire County Council; Mere, West Knoyle, East Knoyle, Hindon, Sedgehill, Norton, Zeals, Stouton, Kilmington, Chicklade and Maiden Bradley.

In addition parents may apply for a Parental Preference Admission if we have places. We advise you to contact the Headteacher’s PA, Mrs Alex Stickland via telephone on 01747 822222 for further information or Email Gillingham School.

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Transition to year 7 September 2017


Key Dates

  • Open evenings Thursday 29th September 2016 and Wednesday 12th October 2016.

  • Early March 2017 you will hear from the education authority whether your child has a place at Gillingham School.

  • Induction Day Wednesday 5th July 2017, this is where your child experiences a day at Gillingham School and meets their Tutor Group and Teaching Group.

  • Tuesday 5th or Wednesday 6th (TBC) September 2017 will be your child’s first day at Gillingham School as a student!

Between March and June 2017 we work closely with your child’s primary school and year 6 teacher to decide on the most appropriate Tutor and Teaching group. If you feel that there is extra information we should have when considering this please email Mrs Rachel Day on transition@gillingham-dorset.co.uk .

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