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Main School Admissions (Years 7 to 11)


Main School Prospectus 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 School Prospectus.

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

Admissions Policy 2021-22
Admissions Policy 2020-21

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

Click here for Sixth Form admissions.


Download the Burgate School catchment map

Catchment Area map


 Year 6 Induction Day

       Friday 3 July 2020
Please register your child's place here.


How to apply for a place in Year 7 for September 2020 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 2020 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 2019

Hampshire resident:

Wiltshire resident:

Dorset resident:


Appeals for Year 7 Admissions Decision 2020

If you wish to make an appeal against an admissions decision please see the timetable for 2020 Appeals and follow the link below to download our Appeals Form.

Notification Date for on-time applicants from Learning Authority Monday 02 March 2020
Notification date for late applicants (for applications received after 31 October 2019 and before 2 March 2020) Tuesday 10 March 2020
Deadline date for parents wishing to lodge an appeal (letter addressed to school admissions officer) Friday 27th March 2020
Year 7 appeal hearings to be held from 05 May to 22 May 2020
Appeals Decision letters to be sent Within 5 school days of hearing

Appeals Form
If you wish to appeal against the Admission Authority’s decision not to offer a place in YEAR 7 for September 2020, please complete our Appeals Form and return it to the Admissions Officer at The Burgate School by March 27th or please complete and email:



Year 5 Taster Days

To assist children and parents in choosing their prefered secondary school in October 2020, 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.

Our Year 5 Taster Days normally held in the Summer term have with regret been cancelled this year - May 2020 

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