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Building works underway at Harbour Vale School

The building of a new classroom and entrance building is well underway at Harbour Vale School in Sherborne. With the site cleared and footings dug, foundations were laid to provide the stability...


Former Gryphon student Josh is co-organising virtual climate summit

We are really proud that one of our former Gryphon students is playing a leading role in challenging the narrative about climate change, and leading a massively important drive for action on...


New Spiritual Garden opened by the Bishop of Sherborne

On 20th October Motcombe CE Primary School were delighted to have the Bishop of Sherborne open their new Spiritual Garden. Headteacher Matt Barge said "We would like to give a massive thank...


How might Daniel Ariely’s research in behavioural economics be applicable in the context of schools?

‘Predictably Irrational’ is not written with schools in mind. It is not a leadership manual for school leaders. Nevertheless, some of Ariely’s conclusions about the forces that shape decision-making, supported by numerous...

SAST Sherborne Area Schools Trust - Twitter 7 Oct

Starting at 5pm – join us for the launch of the Future Classroom! #education #teaching #teachertwitter


Welcome Back and Updates from the Trust

It has been wonderful to have all our children, students and staff back and all the feedback has been very positive moving back to more normal ways. All our schools fully reopened...

SAST Sherborne Area Schools Trust - Twitter 22 Sep

Congratulations to James on this fantastic achievement! #STEAM #SIGAwards #YoungEngineeroftheYear


Shaftesbury School student wins Young Engineer of the Year Award!

James Pester, a Year 11 student at Shaftesbury School, has been named Young Engineer of the Year at the SIG Awards. James demonstrated a drive and eagerness to pursue an engineering career...


Covid symptoms: Is it a cold, flu or coronavirus?

Parents/carers may find this video useful when trying to identify symptoms:

SAST Sherborne Area Schools Trust - Twitter 20 Aug

RT King Arthur’s School @KingArthursSch: Congratulations to all of our Year 11 students today on your GCSE grades!