Admission to Dowdales is not automatic. The local authority co-ordinate the admissions process for Dowdales.

You can find all the information you need to apply for a place at Dowdales here

Appeals are co-ordinated by School Admissions and Appeals at Carlisle.

The following are useful contact details regarding Admissions:

If you would like to enquire about the possibility of a place at Dowdales or you would like a tour of the school please contact our Deputy Headteacher Miss Bowes via email here.

School Admissions and Appeals 
Children and Families Services 
Cumbria County Council 
Cumbria House 
117 Botchergate 
CA1 1RD 

Contact Telephone Number: 01228 221582

Email: [email protected]

To view our General Admissions Policy click here