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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.

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KA hosts the over 70’s Community Party

On Sunday 1st December, King Arthur’s hosted the Wincanton Town Councils’ Over 70’s Community Party. Over one hundred Christmas lunches were served by our Year 11 students who also decorated the hall,...

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Somerset Young Artists Exhibition

The Somerset Young Artists exhibition is now on at The Octagon Theatre and features work by some our very talented KA students! Please do visit the exhibition and have a look, the...

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Our new Scholastic Book Club is up and running! Go to https://t.co/2PZlxMQtUv to browse the latest books and order… https://t.co/eOGL3IKOdk

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We are very proud to see work from our students being used to advertise the upcoming Art in Somerset Schools exhibi… https://t.co/xO5bLvvwae

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Student work on display at The Octagon Theatre

We are very proud to see work from our students being used to advertise the upcoming Art in Somerset Schools exhibition being held at The Octagon Theatre in Yeovil from 5th December....

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Notice for parents: The French trip is now full.

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Year 7 are enjoying an interactive session today with “Mr Bully”, learning about dealing with bullies and how we ca… https://t.co/qOILVunlgD

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Thanks to all the Year 11 parents who attended parents evening last week, it was great to be able to share how well… https://t.co/JvzgGFZncS

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We’re excited to welcome parents to our Year 11 Parents Evening on Thursday this week. We will be open from 4.30pm,… https://t.co/nFdXhKXuML

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Year 9 volunteer at Wincanton Library

We are extremely proud of our Year 9 students who supported some of the older members of our community by volunteering at Wincanton Library on Saturday. They engaged them in learning how...

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Very proud of our Year 9’s!

https://t.co/5DfmOJQhVq #ProudtobeKA

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