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Working in partnership to deliver excellent education

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At the heart of our community

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Helping every student to succeed

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King Arthur’s is a 11-16 school in the historic town of Wincanton.

We serve the local community across the area including surrounding villages in Dorset and Somerset. The school is now a member of the Sherborne Area Schools’ Trust (SAST), and together we are working to deliver excellent education for all.

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Safe travels to our Year 11 students who left at 2am this morning – they’re off to spend a month volunteering in Bo… https://t.co/096MPDDZ1u

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Year 7 have had a great day in London. We started off with a cruise down the Thames then a ride on the London Eye.… https://t.co/KSaec4NxOO

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What a wonderful induction we had at KA for our new Year 7s yesterday. These cakes were part of our induction eveni… https://t.co/tRY1iyUxCy

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Our students did the school proud today at the Yeovil Area Annual Athletics Competition! https://t.co/2fGQM0g8C4

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This amazing cake was brought in by a parent who wanted to thank the staff for all their hard work in supporting he… https://t.co/OirMnShsU4

News

Art, DT & Photography Exhibition

Don't miss our Art, DT & Photography Exhibition on Thurs 4th July.

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We had a fantastic Community Concert last night with Our Ladies, Wincanton Primary School and Milborne Port Primary… https://t.co/cQaUdH4oqp

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And congratulations to the winners of the Yr 5/6 girls team event who were St Nicholas Primary School and the winne… https://t.co/EDvLU0VzcQ

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Congratulations to all our feeder primary school runners who took part in the annual cross country competition at K… https://t.co/Ijet5WpumV

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It was great to host Wincanton Primary School’s Easter Bingo tonight. Was lovely to see you all at King Arthur’s wh… https://t.co/W8z1GA4p8V

Our Mission

We support and encourage every student to strive for the highest possible levels of academic achievement alongside developing the personal attributes and qualities to thrive and make a positive contribution throughout life.

Our aims are to:

  • Create a challenging, inclusive, collaborative, creative and happy learning community;
  • Ensure high quality teaching and learning, honesty and respect for others, with a collective will to bring out the best in every student in our care.
  • Instil in students a belief that they can and will achieve beyond expectations in order to meet their dreams and lead their lives;
  • Enable students to take their place in the world as happy, healthy, kind, confident, ambitious & independent individuals, with enquiring minds ready to face the challenges of tomorrow.

What we value – The King Arthur’s ethos

  • Our students come first
  • Enjoyment, with hard work, and going the extra mile
  • Friendliness and strong sense of community
  • Support and care for everyone and each other
  • Integrity, manners and honesty
  • Inquisitiveness through a breadth of opportunities and experiences
  • An engaging, calm and purposeful learning environment
  • Leadership, aspiration and ambition
  • Pride, quality and excellence – the details matter