Dorchester Middle School

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School Type
Academy converter
Admissions criteria (2017)
Admission based on a catchment area
Oversubscribed Status
In 2017 it was oversubscribed
Ofsted Grade
2
Ofsted grade it as Good
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Admissions for pupils (starting September 2017)

Oversubscribed Status
Oversubscribed
Priority admission
Catchment area
Cutoff type
Straight line
Cutoff distance
7,039 metres outside catchment
Admission number
150
Number of preferences
251
Places for siblings
33

Past admissions status is no guarantee of future admissions, we advise you to always check with the school.

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Admissions history

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School Admission area in 2017

  • Oversubscribed
Priority Admission:
Catchment area
Cutoff type:
Straight line
Cutoff distance:
7,039 metres outside catchment
Size of SAA (km2):
224.01 km2
Catchment area

School's admission trend:

  • Harder to get a place

This school's successful applicant area has been decreasing for the last 1 year. This mean it's harder to get a place inside.

Primary School
  • Size of successful admission area
  • Not Oversubscribed
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2017 Census

Number of pupils
616
Age range
9-13 years old
Class size
25 pupils
Religion
Does not apply
English as first language
97% of pupils
Gender split (Boys/Girls)
52% / 48% of pupils
Pupils taking free meals
15% of pupils
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Performance

KS2: Achieving expected level (2015)
  • 80%
    60%
    40%
    20%
  • 79%
  • 83%
  • 80%
  • This
    school
    Local
    Area
    Average
    National
    Average
KS2: Exceeding expected level (2015)
  • 80%
    60%
    40%
    20%
  • 21%
  • 25%
  • 24%
This
school
Local
Area
Average
National
Average
2
Ofsted inspection results: View Report
CRITERIA 2011 2014
Ofsted Grade: 2 2
Quality of Teaching: 2 2
Achievement of Pupils: 2 2
Behaviour and Safety of Pupils: 2 2
Leadership and Management: 2 2
1 - Outstanding 2 - Good 3 - Requires Improv. 4 - Inadequate NR - Not Rated

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Contact

School contact

LEA contact: Dorset

Schools near Queen's Avenue, Dorchester, DT1 2HS

School name Other schools nearby Oversubscribed Ofsted grade
Dorchester Middle School
Yes 2 - Good
The Prince of Wales School
Yes 1 - Outstanding
Sunninghill Preparatory School
Unknown NR Not Rated
St Osmund's Church of England Middle School, Dorchester
Yes 1 - Outstanding
Damers First School
Yes 1 - Outstanding
St Mary's Catholic First School, Dorchester
No 2 - Good
Manor Park Church of England First School
No 2 - Good
St Mary's Church of England First School, Charminster
No 3 - Requires Improvement
Broadmayne First School
Yes 2 - Good
Winterbourne Valley Church of England Aided First School
No 1 - Outstanding
Bincombe Valley Primary School
No 2 - Good
St Andrew's Church of England Primary School
Unknown 3 - Requires Improvement
St Nicholas and St Laurence Church of England Primary School, Broadwey
Yes 1 - Outstanding
St Mary's Church of England Middle School, Puddletown
No 3 - Requires Improvement
Frome Valley CofE VA First School
Yes 2 - Good
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