Primary Schools


By SPP Reporter


Primary School Bovington

, Bovington, Nr Wareham, Dorset BH20 6LEHolt Road

Tel: 01929 462744 Fax: 01929 463238

office@bovingtonprimary.dorset.sch.ukEmail:

is a warm and welcoming school with a high academic record. We have outstanding facilities, huge grounds and excellent staff. The school caters for children from Reception to Year 5 (Year 6 from September 2013). Primary SchoolBovington

The school has been judged as Outstanding in the last three inspections: June 2006, June 2009 and July 2012. This is an incredible achievement and one that not many schools achieve three consecutive times.

In all inspections the inspectors judged the school to be outstanding in every area.

Extracts from the report dated July 2012:

• Bovington First School (now Bovington Primary School) is an outstanding school. All groups of pupils, including the large number of pupils from army families, make excellent progress and thrive in all aspects of their academic and personal development. Parents and carers are extremely positive about the work of the school.

• Pupils achieve exceptionally well from starting points that are often low, and progress across the school to the end of Year 4 is outstanding. All groups make outstanding progress, including disabled pupils and those who have special educational needs. There is exceptional progress in reading.

• Teaching is outstanding. The skilled work of all adults ensures that all pupils learn at a rapid pace.

• Behaviour and safety in the school are outstanding. Pupils have exceptionally positive attitudes to learning. New pupils are not only nurtured extremely well by all staff, but they also benefit from the warm welcome and supportive care of their classmates and so feel very safe.

• The headteacher provides inspirational and visionary leadership. She is ably supported by high quality leaders at all levels. An experienced governing body has guided the school through its forthcoming conversion to a primary school.

Find out more about our school by visiting our website or looking around the school – it speaks for itself.

to get a prospectus, look around the school or make further enquiriesoffice@bovingtonprimary.dorset.sch.ukCall 01929462744 or email at

Headteacher: Mr Kris Winthorpe

St Mary’s & St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School

(Formerly St Mary’s Catholic First School)

“Ofsted describes our school as: “An outstanding School. The excellent curriculum ensures pupils receive an exceptionally high level of both personal and academic education”

Our children, staff and governors are proud to be part of St Mary & St Joseph’s. We have a fine reputation, a reflection of the work of everyone concerned over a long period of time and we look to maintain this for many years to come.

St Mary & St Joseph’s is a friendly and caring school with a strong Christian ethos where we welcome children of ALL denominations between the ages of 4 and 11 years. We have seven classes, one for each year group.

www.stmaryandjosephwool.dorset.sch.ukTo get a flavour of our school please visit our website at:

You are always welcome to make an appointment to look around our school.

office@stmaryandjosephswool.dorset.sch.ukCall: 01929 462565 or email us at

Headteacher: Mrs Helen Brown

Lulworth and Winfrith Church of England VC Primary School

Lulworth and Winfrith Primary School is an amalgamated school on two sites in the beautiful neighbouring villages of West Lulworth and Winfrith Newburgh, with Key Stage 1 at Winfrith and Key Stage 2 at Lulworth. The Winfrith site has the added benefit of a heated outdoor swimming pool which is used by all the children during the warmer months.

The school enjoys small class sizes; each single age class has between 12 and 20 pupils, a full time class teacher and some teaching assistant help. Parents can be assured that pupils will receive individual attention in their crucial first experience of the school world.

A Pre-School is available on the Winfrith site that takes children from the age of 2.5 years and also one associated with the school is based at the nearby Lulworth Army Camp. The school has strong connections with the Church of England and the children are frequent visitors to both St Christopher’s church at Winfrith and Holy Trinity church at West Lulworth.

or contact us on 01929 400330.www.lulworthwinfrith.dorset.sch.ukWhy not visit our website at

Wool CE VA Primary School

For all children aged 4-11. A friendly, rural village school with a strong Christian ethos deemed outstanding in our 2010 inspection. Our aim is for children to become independent learners within a creative and supportive environment. High expectations and excellent teaching enable pupils to reach their full potential whilst having fun learning. We are well resourced for all areas of the curriculum with interactive whiteboards and visualisers in each classroom and wireless laptops for the children to use. We warmly welcome all denominations and visits to the school are encouraged. For further information, a school prospectus or to arrange a visit, please contact the school office on 01929 462569.

Website: office@woolprimary.dorset.sch.ukEmail: www.woolprimary.dorset.sch.uk



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