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School policies cover every aspect of school life. Below are some of our most important policies for your reference. If you want to know our policy on something that is not listed, please ask the school office.

Please note that all Dorchester Middle School's admissions arrangements for years 5 to 8 are managed by Dorset Council on our behalf.  Please see DorsetCouncil for details and contact the School Admissions Team if you have any questions. 


All HR policies used by Dorchester Middle School are maintained and accessed via Dorset Council. Please contact the school office if you would like a full list or a copy of any HR policy e.g. Attendance Management Policy and Procedure.

We have a number of policies that are currently under review. 

If you have a specific query regarding a policy that is under review please contact the school office.



POLICIES - DMS joined the Wessex MAT on 1st January 2022. We are in the process of adopting all the relevant MAT policies.