Catchment Area

Pupils living in the following areas of Dorset will normally be allocated places at Gillingham with transport provided by Dorset County Council; Gillingham, Bourton, Silton, Moorside, Todber, Stour Row, Stour Provost, East Stour, Madjeston, Marnhull, Fifehead Magdalen, West Stour, Kings Mill, Nyland, Kington Magna, Bowden, Buckhorn Weston and Quarr.

Pupils living in the following areas of Wiltshire will normally be allocated places with transport provided by Wiltshire County Council; Mere, West Knoyle, East Knoyle, Hindon, Sedgehill, Norton, Zeals, Stouton, Kilmington, Chicklade and Maiden Bradley.

Parental Preference Admission

In addition parents may apply for a Parental Preference Admission if we have places. We advise you to contact the Headteacher’s PA, Mrs Alex Stickland via telephone on 01747 822222 for further information or email Gillingham School.​


Transition into Year 7

Between March and June 2017 we work closely with your child’s primary school and year 6 teacher to decide on the most appropriate Tutor and Teaching group.

Admission to Gillingham School information can be found on the Dorset For You website here.

Admissions Policy

Joining Gillingham School - Information for Mid-Year Admissions

Additional Information for Admissions to Gillingham School

Application Process

School Uniform

PE Kit 

Induction Day 2020