Dorset Studio School

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School Type
Studio schools
Admissions criteria (2018)
Admission based on proximity
Oversubscribed Status
In 2018 it was not oversubscribed
Ofsted Grade
Ofsted grade it as Good

Admissions for pupils (starting September 2018)

Oversubscribed Status
Not Oversubscribed
Priority admission
No catchment area
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 9.

Catchment area

School's admission trend:

  • Easy to get a place

This school's successful applicant area has not been oversubscribed for the last 4 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
13-19 years old
Class size
18 pupils
English as first language
99% of pupils
Gender split (Boys/Girls)
62% / 38% of pupils
Pupils taking free meals
14% of pupils


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

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School contact

LEA contact: Dorset

Schools near Kingston Maurward, Dorchester, DT2 8PX

School name Other schools nearby Oversubscribed Ofsted grade
Dorset Studio School
No 2 - Good
Kingston Maurward College
Unknown NR Not Rated
The Thomas Hardye School
No 1 - Outstanding
The Wey Valley School
No 3 - Requires Improvement
Weymouth College
Unknown NR Not Rated
Budmouth College
Yes 1 - Outstanding
Milton Abbey School
Unknown NR Not Rated
All Saints' Church of England School, Weymouth
Yes 3 - Requires Improvement
The Purbeck School
No 2 - Good
Bryanston School
Unknown NR Not Rated