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Main School Admissions (Years 7 to 11)

Upcoming Events

  • INSET Day School closed to students
    2 Sep
  • Autumn Term begins for Year 7 and Year 11 Prefects
    3 Sep
  • Year 12 enrolment
    3 Sep
  • Year 13 enrolment
    3 Sep
  • Autmn Term begins for all students
    4 Sep

Main School Prospectus Front Page image 2019 20The majority of students joining us in Year 7 are from our catchment area primary schools at Breamore, Fordingbridge, Hale, Hyde and Western Downland, but there is a strong demand for places from further afield. For more information, please download our Main School Prospectus.

Our annual intake of 160 students is determined by our Admissions Policy which can be downloaded here:

Admissions Policy 2020-21
Admissions Policy 2019-20
Admissions Policy 2018-19

For in-year admissions (into one of our current year groups) see the bottom of this page.

Click here for Sixth Form admissions.


How to apply for a place in Year 7 for September 2019 entry

We are delighted that you would like your child to join us at The Burgate School.

Main round applications for a Year 7 place in 2019 must be made via the County Council you reside within, but please ensure you put us as number one when ranking your school choices.

The deadline for applications is 31 October 2018

Hampshire resident:

Wiltshire resident:

Dorset resident:


Appeals for Year 7 Admissions Decision 2019

If you wish to make an appeal against an admissions decision please see the timetable for 2019 Appeals and follow the link below to the Hampshire County Council website where you will find further details about the process: 

Notification Date for on-time applicants from Learning Authority Friday 01 March 2019
Notification date for late applicants (for applications received after 31 October 2018 and before 1 March 2019) Monday 4 March 2019
Deadline date for parents wishing to lodge an appeal (returning completed appeal papers to the County Council) Friday 29 March 2019
Year 7 appeal hearings to be held From 07 May to 24 May 2019
Appeals Decision letters to be sent Within 5 school days of hearing



Year 5 Taster Days

To assist children and parents in choosing their prefered secondary school in October 2019, we run Taster days for Year 5 pupils in the Summer Term.

This is an opportunity for children to come into and experience Burgate style lessons and school environment. The days run from 08:30 to 15:15 with parent tours aranged for the mornings (9:00 to 10:00) and afternoons (14:00-15:00) on these days.

How to apply for a place in one of our current year groups

Please contact Miss C Connolly (Admissions Officer) in the first instance if you wish to make an appointment for a tour of The Burgate School and an opportunity to meet with the Headteacher. Our Admissions Officer will provide you with an application form and a hard copy of our prospectus on request.

Burgate In-Year Application Form (if required)

 Student Confidential Data Form 2018-19