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Merley First School

Starting School


Starting School 

This page is for parents of new Reception pupils starting school in September 2023.

Please direct any enquiries to 

Click on the link here: What to Expect When - for a summary of child development stages from birth to age 5+ 

Entry to Reception

Please use the links below to make your application.

The closing date is 15th January 2023

BCP Website - School Admissions

Dorset Website - School Admissions


Thank you for choosing Merley First School, we can't wait to share our school with you. 

Extra tours added:

Wednesday 16th November and Tuesday 29th November. 

Please contact the office to book a place 01202 888455 /