Education

back to school Dorset

Schools, childcare providers and colleges across Dorset are looking forward to welcoming children back in September, the education authority says. Dorset Council says it has been working with schools, early years providers and …
Shaftesbury School

Shaftesbury School is celebrating record results from its A Level students this year. ‘Hard work, great teaching and learning and an individual approach’ is what Tim Farrer, Headteacher, believes is the key to …
Student A level results

Students in Dorset have received their  A Level results  today. Dorest Council says that advice on education, work and training, including information for young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND), is …
St Mary's Shaftesbury

The independent Catholic school St Mary’s Shaftesbury has raised £250,000 as it fights to keep open after its closure was announced last week. The girls school announced its permanent closure and administration on …
child parents Dorset

As families across Dorset come to terms with all the uncertainties of a ‘new normal’ during lockdown, Action for Children, the country’s leading children’s charity, is seeking to give parents and children somewhere …
scarecrow wyke school

Wyke primary school in Gillingham is organising a scarecrow competition for the town. People are being  invited to make a scarecrow from any materials they want and display it in front of their …
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 …