Education

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 …
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 …