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Mrs S. Chater

Transfer Coordinator

Mrs G. Milsom

Curriculum Manager

Transfer Timeline

Tuesday 12th March 

Welcome Evening

Week beginning 15th April

Admission Booklet will be sent home

Early May 

Email sent inviting parents to admissions process and system include an Online Admissions Form. 

Mid to late May

Maths test at current school

Wednesday 8th May

Data online form deadline

Week beginning 3rd June 

Pastoral Meetings at current school

Week beginning 10th June

FUS Assemblies at Middle Schools

Week beginning 24th June

Student visits (SEND)

Thursday 27th June

Transfer Parents Evening – find out tutor group and house

Friday 28th June

Transfer Day- 8.25am-2.40pm- no transport

Wednesday 4th September – 8.25am

First day for year 9 at Ferndown Upper School


Applications to Year 9

All applications must be made to Ferndown Upper School via the Dorset Council, please take a look at our admissions page for more details.

If you have any queries or questions regarding transfer to Ferndown Upper School then please contact the Transfer Team at

Sixth Form

Considering our fantastic Sixth Form? Great choice, head on over to our dedicated Sixth Form site for further course information.

Transfer Information

Transfer Information Evening Video 2024

Why Choose FUS?

A short video of some of our students discussing why they chose Ferndown Upper School, and why they love it so much!

Why Choose FUS?

We talk to our students about why they chose Ferndown Upper School, and why they love it so much!

Our Lower School students, Shay, Jess and Jasmine.

Our Sixth Form students, Jacob, Winnie, Jamie and Mara.