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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.


Oxford Trip

Year 10 students are at Jesus College Oxford today to attend workshops and experience life at a world class university!

Charlton Horethorne CE VA Primary School - Twitter 21 Jan

Year 10 students are at Jesus College @UniofOxford to attend workshops and experience life at a world-class univers…


KA students wow audiences with Bugsy Malone performances

Students brought the house down last week with their fantastic performance of Bugsy Malone. More than forty students made up the cast, with the performance involving not just acting, but also singing...


Wincanton For The Future – Meeting on 21st January

Come and join us on the 21st Jan 7-9pm to discuss 'Wincanton for the Future'.

Charlton Horethorne CE VA Primary School - Twitter 17 Jan

Bugsy Malone had rave reviews from last night’s audience – don’t miss out, our final performance is tonight! Ticket…


Admissions Consultation

Dear Parents, Carers and Stakeholders, Sherborne Area Schools’ Trust is the admissions authority for all schools within the Trust.  Under section 1.42 of the Schools Admission Code 2014, SAST schools are obliged...


KA’s Got Talent!

The much coveted ‘KA’s Got Talent’ took place on the last day of term. Two acts from each house battled it out to become the KA’s Got Talent overall winner! Judges were...

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To all our students and staff, thank you for your hard work over the busy first term of this aca…


Merry Christmas!

To all our students and staff, thank you for your hard work over the busy first term of this academic year. We hope that you have a wonderful Christmas with family and...



Our new Home Learning page with links to our Google classroom is now online. Click here to find all the information you need.  

Charlton Horethorne CE VA Primary School - Twitter 18 Dec

We would like to remind parents/carers that when collecting students from school, please do not collect them from o…

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