Choosing the right school for your child is a big decision for any family. Whether you are about to send your child to school for the first time, or moving into the area with older children, you are always welcome to visit to see what we have to offer.

If your child is successful in securing a place they will be welcomed and supported on their transition into school.

Nursery (F1) or Childcare

For application to our Nursery or Childcare provision information can be found in our Admissions Policy for Nursery and Childcare below.

Reception (F2)

To apply for a place in Reception (F2) please see Admissions policy below, which explains the admission arrangements for infant and primary schools in Devon.

Consultation on Draft Admission Polices 2021 - 22

Below is the proposed admissions policy for Dartington C of E Primary and Nursery School for the academic year 2021-22. The proposed policy is also published by Devon County council at Until 3 January 2020 they will be available for parents, other schools and other interested parties to review and comment on as part of Devon’s annual consultation on school admission arrangements. If you would like to make a comment or suggestion, please do so by contacting the Admissions Officer or The Policy Officer at Devon County Council at

Following this consultation, the Trust will formally determine the policies by 29th February 2020. Final versions will be republished as above, alongside the determined policies for 2019-20 and 2021 – 21.

In-Year Admissions

A number of our children join the school after the beginning of the Reception year as a result of transferring schools or moving into the area. Parents must apply on a Devon common application form.

Telephone 01803 862357 or email


Further Information

Devon’s Education Helpline is 0845 155 1019.

Further information and access to online admissions forms are available on the Devon County website:

The designated area or catchment area map for our school is available on the Devon County website: