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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 working in close partnership with the Sherborne Area Schools’ Trust, the North Dorset Teaching School Alliance and the Tower Learning to provide an excellent education for all.

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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

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Year 9 had a visit from Parliamentary Education Services yesterday to learn about debating. This is in preparation… https://t.co/Ch4F4Viq2W

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Art Competition

SHADOW & LIGHT The Longest Day - June 21st Many children experience separation from a parent either through work or family circumstances.  For children with a parent serving in the Royal Navy...

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King Arthur’s officially joins SAST

1st April 2019: King Arthur’s School has today become an academy and joined the Sherborne Area Schools’ Trust (SAST). Serving students from the local community and surrounding Dorset and Somerset villages, King Arthur's...

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Easter Bingo

In conjunction with Wincanton Primary School, please join us for our Easter Bingo fundraiser!    

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Last Friday we held a non-school uniform day in aid of Comic Relief and raised £294. Thank you to all who supported… https://t.co/px5mFIVcPZ

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Spring Concert

Join us for our Spring Concert at Wincanton Memorial Hall on 29th April at 6.30pm. Tickets: Adults £2.00 / Concessions £1.00 Available from School Reception

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As a school we have achieved Silver Champion School status for National Citizen Service (NCS). Over 25% of Year 11… https://t.co/J7mMtsIQvO

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The last couple of days have been busy for our staff and students on the History trip to Berlin.
Yesterday they we… https://t.co/rfS1V5CU3f

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