Admissions Information for September 2021

Year 2 Transition Letter from Mrs Walsh - Livingstone Road Primary Federation Transition Lead

How to apply for a school place

BCP Council are encouraging ALL parents to apply for a school place online.

Please visit to apply for a place and for more useful information.

The BCP school admissions team deal with our admissions, they are based in the Library Poole Dolphin Centre. There contract details are; 

Tel: 01202 261936



Children & Young Peoples Integrated Services

Dolphin Centre


BH15 1SA


Please click on the links below to access our admissions policies.

Appeals Process for Primary School places – Year R and Year 3 – September 2021

Offer letters posted to parents/carers on National Offer Day by Local Authority 16th April 2021

Deadline for acceptance of offer by parent/carer 30th April 2021

Deadline for lodging an on-time admission appeal 18th May 2021

Appeal Hearing Dates Between 8th June - 30th July 2021


  • Due to the current Coronavirus Pandemic, in line with legislation, all appeals lodged before 30 September 2021 are being heard based on written information only.
  • Appeals lodged after these dates will be heard as soon as reasonably practicable.
  • You will receive at least 14 calendar days’ notice of your appeal hearing date.
  • Appeals are normally heard during the daytime on weekdays and are not normally heard during school holidays unless essential to avoid un-necessary delays.
  • Where there are a number of parents all appealing for places at the same school, the hearings may go over a number of days.
  • The school’s case will be dispatched to parents and Panel members at least 7 calendar days before the start of the appeal hearing.
  • The Panel will set a  deadline for any additional evidence to be received.
  • Following the hearing, decision letters will be sent, where possible, within 7 calendar days of the end of the hearing. During busy periods, such as main entry, full decision letters may take longer than this, so the Clerk will send a brief decision summary letter in the interim
  • Appeal hearings for in-year places will be heard as soon as reasonably practicable, based on written information only.


Welcome to Livingstone Road Junior School!