Education

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 …
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. …