We are honoured that you have chosen Atlantic Academy, and look forward to welcoming you and your child to Atlantic.

For any enquiries regarding admissions please contact the Academy directly  Email: apply@atlantic-aspirations.org

Reception  and Year 7 Admissions for September 2021

Reception  and Year 7 applications  can still be made  and we are looking forward to welcoming our new starters in September. We  still have some spaces available if you would like your child to join Atlantic Academy

Our goal is to deliver an exciting and engaging curriculum, to improve outcomes for all our students and provide opportunities for cultural enrichment.  We want all our students to live happy, healthy and productive lives.

Our school’s unique nature and small size ensures that we know all our school community, enabling us to provide the highest expectations of our students.

Our reception class is designed to support a play based curriculum which enables all pupils to flourish and grow into happy, confident children who are ready to start the next stage of their learning journey in Key Stage 1.

Our Secondary curriculum which starts in Year 7 focuses on an educational framework that delivers high aspirations and high levels of academic performance alongside the development of our No limits Curriculum with a focus on future employability skills

  • High expectations
  • Employability
  • Opportunity
  • Innovation and Enterprise
  • Challenge and Engagement
  • Talent Development
  • Makers and Creators
  • Global citizens

With big dreams and hard work anything is possible

We will always begin the process of working with yourself, your child and staff at your child’s current school to ensure that your child has a smooth transition into Atlantic Academy for a September start.

Process of application

Applying to the academy should be done via the Local Authority in which the child lives.  The online application process for Portland can be found at Apply for a school place

Notification of Offer of Places: Parents will be informed by Dorset Local Authority on the published date.

Parents and students will then be offered an opportunity to visit the academy before they start in September to meet staff as part of preparing them to give them the best possible start in the academy.


Where next


Admission Information The admission arrangements for the Academy, subject to any changes approved by the Secretary of State, for subsequent years are: In the primary…

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