Education

Stower Provost bike ride

Pupils at Stower Provost Primary School voted last term at the school council last term to organize a sponsored bike ride – completing laps of the school playing field. It proved a major …
exam results Gillingham and Shaftesbury

Shaftesbury School’s headteacher has paid tribute to the dedication of pupils after the announcement of this year’s ‘outstanding’ A level results. Tim Farrer said that ‘hard work, great teaching and learning and an …
school applications Dorset

Today parents across the county find out which primary, first, middle or junior school their child will go to in September. In Dorset, 95 percent of parents are receiving the good news that …
schools Dorset

Children across the country have today found out which secondary school they will be going to in September. 97 percent Dorset children have got their first choice of secondary or upper school – …
snow A 303

The snow that arrived in Dorset on Thursday evening has led to the closures of schools in the area, as councils announced that school bus services would not run because of the weather. …
schools, education

Parents of children starting primary school in Dorset this year have just one week left to apply for their child’s reception place. The deadline is Tuesday 15 January. The deadline is for children …
schools, education

Parents across Dorset are being reminded that there are only a few weeks left to apply for their child’s secondary or upper school place for September 2019. The deadline is 31 October 2018. …
Gillingham School RiversMeet

RiversMeet leisure centre has teamed up with Gillingham School to offer free use of the gym and swimming pool to those pupils who want to push their sports skills on to another level. …
Shaftesbury Primary School

Shaftesbury Primary School has received a highly critical ‘could do better’ end-of-term report following a two-day visit to the school by Ofsted inspectors in February. The government’s inspectors have judged the academy school …