Sherborne C of E Primary is a small, rural, state-funded school in the village of Sherborne. There are currently 54 pupils in the school, from 4 to 11 years, separated into 3 classes, Foundation and Year 1, Years 2 & 3 and Years 4, 5 & 6. We have 4 teachers, 2 teaching assistants, one administrator and a headteacher. We follow the 2014 National Curriculum and the school is rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted. The school dates back to 1868 and, along with much of the village, is owned by the National Trust. The majority of the children attending the school come from the village and the surrounding rural hamlets.
Our motto is ‘Sherborne for LIFE’: Love of learning, Independence and Individuality, Fun and Fulfilment, Enjoyment and Excellence.
We have a bespoke curriculum which enables to take advantage of the wonderful countryside that surrounds our school. We have regular Forest School sessions for all pupils and take opportunities wherever they arise for outdoor learning, new sporting activities and importantly making sure our pupils understand and appreciate the wider world through our Erasmus+ projects.