Education

schools, education

Dorset Council says plans are being made to welcome more pupils back into school across the county. The authority says it is working with schools as they plan to open for more children …
Garden Montessori shaftesbury

The Garden Montessori pre-school at St Mary’s School, Shaftesbury, says that the way Wiltshire Council is choosing to fund establishments that have to close during the coronavirus crisis may force it to shut …
primary school Dorset

Families in Dorset will find out today, Thursday,` which school their children will be joining in September. Most pupils, nearly 95 percent, have been offered their preferred choice of infant, first, primary, junior …

Gillingham Primary School was forced to close ‘with immediate effect’ on Monday after a parent of one of its pupils tested positive for the Covid-19 coronavirus. The school, which had stayed open to …
Big Bang Dorset Shaftesbury

A group of students from Shaftesbury School have been selected to compete at the UK finals of a science and engineering competition after their exciting project caught the eye of judges. The team …
schools, education

Don’t miss the deadline to apply for school places for September 2020, urges Dorset Council, the education authority. With only eight days left to sign up, it says there are still over 600 …
skills & learning north dorset

There is an amazing variety of new adult education courses coming up in North Dorset after Christmas. They are perfect if you want to try your hand at something new. In fact, they …
schools, education

Families across Dorset are being reminded that there is just over a week left to apply for their child’s secondary or upper school place for September 2020. As it stands, nearly 500 children …
school pond Shaftesbury

A year ago Shaftesbury Abbey Primary School’s leaking pond and unsafe decking made it unusable for the children to use. Now after lots of hard work from the pupils, parents and staff, the …