The Blandford School

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School Type
Voluntary controlled school
Admissions criteria (2018)
Admission based on a catchment area
Oversubscribed Status
In 2018 it was not oversubscribed
Ofsted Grade
Ofsted grade it as Requires improvement

Admissions for pupils (starting September 2018)

Oversubscribed Status
Not Oversubscribed
Priority admission
Catchment area  (unknown)
Cutoff type
Cutoff distance
Admission number
Number of preferences
Not Known

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


Admissions history

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School Admission area in 2018

  • Not Oversubscribed

This school was able to offer places to everyone who applied on time in 2018 for admission to year 7.

Catchment area

School's admission trend:

  • Easy to get a place

This school's successful applicant area has not been oversubscribed for the last 5 years. This mean it's easy to get a place inside.

Secondary School
  • Size of successful admission area
  • Not Oversubscribed

2017 Census

Number of pupils
Age range
11-18 years old
Class size
19 pupils
English as first language
97% of pupils
Gender split (Boys/Girls)
56% / 44% of pupils
Pupils taking free meals
12% of pupils


GCSE: Pupils achieving 5 or more good passes (inc English and Maths)
Sixth form: Average point score per pupil
Ofsted inspection results: View Report
CRITERIA 2008 2011 2012 2018
Ofsted Grade: 2 3 2 3
Quality of Teaching: 2 3 2 3
Achievement of Pupils: 2 3 2 3
Behaviour and Safety of Pupils: 2 2 2 3
Leadership and Management: 2 3 2 3
1 - Outstanding 2 - Good 3 - Requires Improv. 4 - Inadequate NR - Not Rated

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School contact

LEA contact: Dorset

Schools near Milldown Road, Blandford Forum, DT11 7SQ

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The Blandford School
No 3 - Requires Improvement
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Unknown NR Not Rated
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No 3 - Requires Improvement
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Unknown NR Not Rated