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Southern Academy Trust joins SAST

1st July 2020 The Southern Academy Trust, comprised  of four schools across Shaftesbury, has today joined the Sherborne Area Schools’ Trust (SAST). Shaftesbury School, Shaftesbury CE Primary School, Motcombe CE Primary School...

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Gryphon teacher’s article published in TES

A big well done to Kat McGreal, teacher at The Gryphon School, whose article on the difference nurture groups can make in secondary education was published in the TES (12th June). Read...

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Well done to all our staff

Last week saw our primary schools welcome back groups of students they have not seen for 10 weeks. This wasn’t a ‘re-opening’ as our schools have remained open to key worker and...

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Update on schools reopening

21 May 2020: Since the government announced plans to welcome back selected year groups of students into schools from the 1st June, at the earliest, we have been working closely with headteachers...

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SAST statement on schools reopening 

The government has announced plans to welcome back selected year groups of students into schools from the 1st June, at the earliest. In anticipation of phased re-openings, we have been working closely with...

SAST Sherborne Area Schools Trust - Twitter 14 May

RT Thank A Teacher UK @UKThankATeacher: We are excited to announce we will be celebrating National Thank a Teacher Day on May 20th – share a video of thank… https://t.co/2c6c3CTNQa

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Dance Live winners!

Congratulations to The Gryphon School's Dance Live team, who have been crowned winners of the competition, following a virtual final last week! Dance Live is a new event, which fuses dance and...

SAST Sherborne Area Schools Trust - Twitter 16 Apr

Well done to Jen Jacklin and the team @KingArthursSch #WincantonCommunityHospital https://t.co/l2GYc3JWt2

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What does it truly mean to be disadvantaged?

A consideration of ‘Hillbilly Elegy’ by J D Vance This book is the autobiographical account of a boy growing up in America’s ‘Rust Belt’, an Appalachian ‘hillbilly’, who goes on to attend...