Tisbury St John’s CE VC Primary School have maintained their ‘Good’ status in a SIAMS inspection.
Looking for ideas for your school nativity? Buckland Newton’s Headteacher Nicki Ralph may be able to help...
Officially ‘Good’ across the board - that’s the great news from the Zeals and Kilmington-based Whitesheet CE Primary Academy, following a recent Ofsted Inspection.
Wimborne pupils enjoy Mexican Christmas tradition
Rotarians donate to help pupils enjoy the viola
Children at Whitesheet Primary Academy in Zeals recently spent a whole study day together looking at European eating habits.
Following a small fire, pupils at Wilton and Barford Primary School have recently been learning about fire safety. Headteacher Jan Nock explains.
Bemerton St John has become the first primary school in our diocese to gain the Gold RE Quality Mark.
RE Subject Leader Fiona Payne reports from St Andrew’s Primary School, Yetminster.
For their first theme day of the new school year, children at Whitesheet Primary Academy spent an exciting 'Den Day' in the grounds of the Infant Centre at Kilmington.
Children from St James’ First School in Gaunts Common, near Wimborne, have been touring the countryside and wowing crowds with their bell ringing prowess.
Over 1,000 children from schools across Wiltshire and Dorset have attended five days of activities at Salisbury Cathedral.
Professional flatland BMX rider and Guinness World Record holder Matti Hemmings recently visited pupils at Whitesheet Primary Academy in Zeals.
Pupils at St John’s School in Warminster recently spent a whole day exploring the Pentecost story through drama, dance, poetry, art, cookery and quiet reflection.
The Bishop of Sherborne, Karen Gorham, dedicated the new Spiritual Garden at Sherborne Abbey CE VC Primary School recently.
On Monday 23 May, Wilton and Barford Primary School became the first school in the South West of England to receive the prestigious Coach Mark Award.
Pupils at Sarum Academy recently took part in an interactive workshop designed to help them spot the early warning signs of domestic violence.
Sutton Veny CE VC Primary School has received two National Awards for standards in Children’s Attainment and Progress.
How do you make cycling exciting? Find a bicycle that turns out smoothies! This school report contains a spoiler for Quentin Blake’s ‘Mrs Armitage on Wheels’.
A school IT report from class teacher Christopher Neave.
Sarum Academy pupils have recently undergone gruelling physical tests and hosted a charity concert.
Poole Rotary Club ran a Technology Tournament at Corfe Hills School on Friday 18 March, which was won by Sixth-Formers from St Edward's RC CE VA School.
Councillors and schoolchildren joined forces for litter-picking in Salisbury on Friday 4 and Saturday 5 March, as part of the national ‘Clean for the Queen’ campaign.
Pupils from Sarum Academy headed off to the Netherlands for a Geography trip during the recent school holidays.
‘Don’t be mean behind the screen’ was the message that popular singer and songwriter Rich Cottell brought when he visited Sarum Academy recently.
Whoosh, Bang, Fizz and Pop were the names given to the four groups of children taking part in Whitesheet Primary Academy's recent Science Day. School report below.
Children at Bourton St George’s CE VA School enjoyed Bible storytelling so much, they started their own team!
The New Forest CE VA Primary School at Landford, Nomansland & Hamptworth has maintained its outstanding status in a recent SIAMS (Statutory Inspection of Anglican and Methodist Schools) inspection.
A British and Commonwealth Games medallist met with an enthusiastic welcome when he visited Whitesheet Primary Academy, Zeals, as part of the national ‘Sports For Champions’ programme.
Science, competitive sport and charity fundraising have all made headlines at Sarum Academy recently.
Local MP Simon Hoare has officially opened Okeford Fitzpaine CE VA Primary School’s new outdoor learning area.
St James CE VC First School Gaunts Common has improved from ‘good’ to ‘outstanding’ across the board, thanks to a recent SIAMS [Statutory Inspection of Anglican and Methodist Schools] inspection.
On 4 November 2015, the Diocesan Education Centre in Wilton welcomed internationally acclaimed children’s author and storyteller Bob Hartman, who travelled from the US for the fourth annual Open the Book Conference.
Last month [October 2015] children, staff, parents and governors at Wimborne St Giles First School joined together for their Harvest festival in the church.
Wiltshire CofE Primary School’s rating improves from ‘good’ to ‘outstanding’ in just under five years...
CofE Primary goes from ‘good’ to ‘outstanding’ in five years. Story includes a report from the school website.
A report from St James’ CE VC First School in Gaunts Common, near Wimborne.
Whitesheet Primary Academy, Zeals, has raised nearly £200 during a Macmillan Cancer Support Coffee Morning.
A brief report from Wilton and Barford Primary School.
It’s never too soon to start preparing young children for the big wide world out there. If recent experience at Whitesheet Primary Academy in Zeals is anything to go by, these children have a head start.
HRH the Countess of Wessex visited the newly built Sandford St Martin's CE Primary School, Wareham, Dorset, on 19 September 2015.
A report on a museum trip by Wilton and Barford CE Primary School
A world-class classical Indian dance-drama in Zeals was "a huge success."
New Headteacher at St John’s Primary School, Tisbury sets her sights on an 'Outstanding' Ofsted rating.
Bemerton St John CE Primary has received a 2015 award for e-safety.
St Edwards RC/CE VA School has been confirmed as outstanding across the board in their July 2015 SIAMS inspection.
September 2015 sees the launch of an Olympic-inspired Programme at Wilton and Barford Primary School.
On Tuesday 16 June 2015, Gaunts Common St James’ First School explored their understanding of Spirituality. This report includes pupils' comments.
A brief school report from Okeford Fitzpaine. Why not try your own Pen Free Environment Day?
Milton on Stour has been graded outstanding across the board in their July 2015 SIAMS inspection.
The Minster CE Primary School, Warminster, has become “one of the most improved schools in the country” in one category, leaping from ‘Good’ to ‘Outstanding’ status in June 2015.
The SIAMS inspector was very impressed with St Marys Middle School, Puddletown, in June 2015. In particular, the acting head and RE leader drew praise. 100 pupils attended an optional communion service recently.
In May 2015, the SIAMS Inspector rated Downton CE outstanding in all categories.
The distinctiveness and effectiveness of Longfleet Primary as a Church of England school have been rated outstanding in a SIAMS inspection, May 2015.
Director of Education Joy Tubbs joined three other new Canons at Salisbury Cathedral on Thursday 7 May 2015.
A collaboration between staff and pupils gives graphic results!
St Martin's CE VA Primary School, Salisbury, has been rated 'outstanding' in a recent inspection.
Holy Trinity Church of England Primary Academy, Great Cheverell, recently scored 'outstanding' in all categories.
Sixth Form pupils at Sarum Academy were joined recently by Novelist Jason Hewitt, author of 'The Dynamite Room', to explore the working practices of a published author.
A report by Henry, a Year 6 pupil from Whitesheet Primary Academy
Okeford Fitzpaine School are delighted to have achieved GOOD across all areas, following a recent inspection by Ofsted.
Comment by Derek Holloway, RE Adviser for Dorset, 19 January 2015: with thanks to Dave Francis.
Advice from Derek Holloway, Adviser for RE and Collective Worship in Dorset, January 2015
Bemerton St John Primary School has become the first school in the Diocese of Salisbury, and in Wiltshire, to be awarded the silver RE Quality Mark (REQM).
Beechcroft St Paul’s Primary School has been confirmed as outstanding across the board in a recent school inspection.
The Bishop of Sherborne, Dr Graham Kings, recently dedicated St Marks' CE VA Primary School in Swanage, Dorset. Here is a brief report.
Entering the international 'Art in Heaven' competition has become a yearly event at Wilton and Barford CE Primary School.
Nearly 1000 people gathered at Weymouth Football Stadium on 4 December for a special carol service.
Dilton Marsh CE Primary School continue their tradition of striking, collaborative displays in school.
Children in Wimborne are hitting the high notes again with their very own version of Band Aid’s ‘Do They Know It’s Christmas?’
Forest and Sandridge CE Primary School, Melksham, has received a glowing school inspection report.
All Saints, a CE Secondary School in Weymouth, has been marked as outstanding in every category.
Things are going well at All Saints CE VC Primary School, Bishops Caundle.
Great progress is being made at St Mary's Church of England Voluntary Controlled Infants School.
Holy Trinity CE Primary Academy in Great Cheverell, Wiltshire, has received a letter from Nick Gibbs MP after recording 100% results for phonics.
Following a recent SIAMS visit, the inspector praised "High quality first teaching", school leadership, RE provision and effective meeting of learners’ needs.
The Salisbury Diocesan Board of Education, which supports Church of England schools in most of Dorset, Wiltshire, and Poole, as well as one school in Devon and one in Hampshire, has warmly welcomed a landmark new report into small rural schools.
Dear all: I have been asked to introduce myself, so here goes!
Magna Carta has become an iconic document, a symbol of justice and rights for all.
Making a difference? A review of Religious Education in Church of England schools.
St Mary the Virgin CE Primary School, Gillingham, has received an 'outstanding' status in every category in a recent inspection.
Year 13 at Sarum Academy are yet again celebrating a 100% pass rate for their traditional post-16 A level courses.
Footage from Year 6 Leavers at Salisbury Cathedral, 2014
Dilton Marsh CE Primary School is celebrating after winning the 2014 Environmental Youth Awards at The Bath and West Show.
After years of work, a new RE resource for teachers and children's workers was launched by authors Barbara Meardon and Verity Holloway at Sarum College recently.
The Revd Heather Waldsax, Assistant Headteacher, reports...
Mr Nigel Andrews is the new substantive Principal of Southbroom St James Academy, Devizes.
Art exhibitions, country walks and church visits all enrich this school community's life.
On Friday 25 April 2014, the staff and children at Southbroom St James invited a host of parents and guests from the locality to join them in celebrating the life of the school community.
If you've seen the 'Rev' sitcom, you may wonder if Archdeacons ride in taxis and wear gloves. Poppy, Hannah, India and Aimee in Year 3 at Winterslow Primary School met one, and said:
Pupils at St Nicholas and St Laurence Primary School, Weymouth have created a community safety film.
Tales of hardship prompt trusts to respond to ‘rank discrimination’.
Dilton Marsh Church of England Primary School has embarked on a new initiative to provide a Prison Champion in every school and help prevent inmates’ children from following in their footsteps.
Lucy’s Days Out at Wilton and Barford School- Headteacher's report
Sarum Academy has launched “The Big Write”, its annual writing competition open to all pupils and staff.
The DEC in Wilton has just won an award courtesy of the Salisbury Civic Society. Manager Annette Middleton-Burke takes up the story:
Headteacher Jan Nock explains...
As the cross country season comes to an end, Sarum Academy are celebrating a gold medal and two pupils gaining county trials.
A new website has been set up by the Diocese of Salisbury Academy Trust, to offer optional support to schools becoming academies.
By the CofE's Director of Communications, 14 November 2013