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1 QUEEN ELIZABETH'S SCHOOL WIMBORNE MINSTER A SPECIALIST SPORTS COLLEGE Headteacher Mr Andy Puttock MA ( Cantab) ADDITIONAL INFORMATION 2009/ 10 Contents . School Details . Admissions to the School . A New Sustainable School for QE . Sports College . Term Dates . Daily Timetable . QE's Expectations . The School's Policies including: * Uniform * Behaviour * Smoking/ Drugs * Citizenship * Charging * Child Protection . Key Stage 3 Results - August 2009 . GCSE Examination Results Year 11 - May 2009 . Vocational Qualifications Results Year 11 - August 2009 . Post- 16 Examination Results Years 12/ 13 - August 2009 . Curriculum Structure . Governing Body Queen Elizabeth's School High Quality, High Expectations, High Standards

2 SCHOOL DETAILS Type of School: Co- educational Voluntary Controlled, Church of England, Comprehensive Upper School. Number on Roll: 1490 students aged 13- 19 including 395 in Sixth Form. Standard The school's standard number to admit is 360. 369 students were admitted to Number to admit: Year 9 in September 2009. For 100% of these Queen Elizabeth's was their first choice. Ofsted: The school was inspected in December 2008 and received a very good report. Copies of the report are available on request. General: The contents of this prospectus were accurate in September 2009. Please contact the school for any more up- to- date information. Regarding admission: Prospective parents seeking admission after the commencement of Year 9 or to tour the school at any other time should telephone the Headteacher's Personal Assistant, Miss Carly Ware. ADMISSIONS TO THE SCHOOL Dorset Local Authority is the admissions authority for Queen Elizabeth's School and each year sets the admissions criteria and number following consultation. You may express a preference for your child to attend QE regardless of where you live. Children attending schools in the Wimborne pyramid should receive full application details via their Middle Schools. If your child is not in the pyramid, you can obtain this information and the current policy on admissions by contacting: Dorset County Council ( School Admissions), County Hall, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1XJ. Telephone: 01305 224528. Full details are also available on the Dorset County Council website. In simple terms, if the school is oversubscribed, priority goes to applications in the following order: . Children living in the school's catchment area . Older brother or sister at QE . Medical reasons . Attendance at feeder Middle Schools . Proximity to the school