Wey Valley Academy is part of the Ambitions Academies Trust and we provide a balanced comprehensive education for all of our students.

Our staff work in partnership with parents and students, to enable every student to reach their full potential and prepare them for their next stage in life, be it A-Levels and University, or a vocational career.

Admissions Officer:  Alice Driver

Email: drivera@weyvalley-academy.co.uk

Direct line:  01305 817043    Main Office:  01305 817000

Admissions 2022 – 2023

Open evening for admissions to Year 7 in September 2022, will be held on Tuesday 5th October

Please come along and meet our staff and students, who will give you an insight into our curriculum, extra-curricular activities and our ethos, visions and values as well as any future plans for the Academy. During the event you will hear from our Principal, Mr Russell and our Head Boy and Head Girl.

You will have plenty of opportunities to ask questions and find out everything you need to know about Wey Valley Academy before applying for your child’s secondary school place. Our Admissions Officer will be on hand if you need help with the application process or have questions about the Admissions Policy.

If you are offered a place following your application, we have a comprehensive transition and induction package in place, to ensure your child understands our expectations and has a smooth start to their secondary education.

We very much look forward to welcoming parents, carers and prospective students, and showing you round our school.

Follow this link to the Dorset Council Website to apply for a place at Wey Valley Academy.
More details will be sent to the community via local primary schools nearer the time.

Apply for a School Place

To apply or make enquiries, please visit the Dorset Council Admissions Webpage

Follow this link to apply for a school place if your child has an EHC plan

The Education and Early Help (SEND) Team will manage the school admissions process if your child has an EHC plan. This includes if your child is moving from one stage to another, for example, from an early years setting to starting school, or from a primary to a secondary school.


Department for Education Update on School appeals during Cornonavirus

Admission appeals for school places

To inquire about School appeals. please visit the Dorset Council Appeals webpage to see the timetable for appeals:

Free School Meals

To inquire about free school meals, please visit the Dorset Council Free School Meals webpage or call  01305 221090.

To apply, you will require your National Insurance Number, or Asylum Seekers Service number, and they will be able to provide an immediate response as to whether you are entitled to Free School Meals.

School Transport

To inquire about school transport, please visit the Dorset Council School Transport website for more information.

Uniform Information

Follow this link for more information on the academy uniform

Admissions to Schools Guide

Follow this link to view Dorset Council Admissions Guide 2021 – 2022 for parents and carers

Applying for a School Place During the School Year

If you need to move schools after the school year has started and wish to apply for a place at Wey Valley Academy, please follow this link  Dorset Council In-Year School Application