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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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Students thrive and succeed in our positive, caring and respectful environment.

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.


Year 11 Parents’ Evening

Year 11 Parents’ Evening 1st October 2020 - Online Appointment Booking - *NEW SYSTEM We would like to invite you to attend our online Parents’ Evening on 1st October 2020, between 4pm...


Flu Vaccinations

Somerset SAINT have advised of a change of date for the Year 7 flu vaccinations from Monday 21st September to  Wednesday 7th October starting at 9.30 am.


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

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

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All lessons and home learning tasks are available in your child’s Google Classroom. Students who are self isolating…


Management of COVID-19 in school-age children: Actions for parents/carers

Please see the flowchart below which outlines our procedures - we hope this will help you understand what actions you should take if you suspect a member of your household has Covid-19. If...

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Dear parents/carers,
At KA we are trying to gain a better understanding of what technology students have at home.


School Photos

Year 7 and Year 10 students will be having school photos taken on Thursday 10th September.

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Parents/carers please continue to monitor your child’s apps and social media accounts.

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Year 7 and Year 10 students will be having school photos taken tomorrow (Thursday 10th September).


Welcome back!

Welcome back to all our students today!

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Parent survey: Final URGENT call – provisions for canteen on return to school. Please complete by 3pm Thursday 3rd…

Head of School: Mrs Jen Jacklin



We are proud to be a SAST school – find out more here.





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