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  Broadwindsor Church of England

  Voluntary Controlled Primary School


Friday 14th October ~

Harvest Service ~ 9.15am

All welcome ~ coffee will be served in the church prior to the service.


Monday 17th October ~

Roman workshop for William Barnes class


Parental consultations


Thursday 20th October ~

Parent's assembly ~ 2.30pm


Parental consultations


Friday 21st October ~

Break up for half term


Tuesday 1st November ~

School reopens


Wednesday 2nd November ~

'Fisherman's daughter' ~ performance & workshop for Mary Anning & Thomas Hardy classes


Friday 11th  November ~

Film night ~ 6-8pm


Drimpton Road,






Tel/Fax: 01308 868376



Headteacher: Mr Nigel Arnold


The school office is manned Monday to Friday during term-time and we are always happy to address any queries you may have



Do you have a child starting school in September 2017?

Join us for our open morning & come & see the school at work!

OPEN MORNING ~ Monday 21st November ~ 9.00-11.30am



What's been happening at Broadwindsor School?


Latest Highlights


Welcome back!


Don't forget to visit the class pages to see what everyone's been up to!


Click here to view our


Ofsted report. 



Click here to view our


SIAS  report. 



Click here to view the

data for our school

 held by the

Department for Education.


Broadwindsor Church of England V.C. Primary School is a Christian school which aims to offer the very best learning environment and promote high levels of self-esteem and a lifelong love of learning within an active Christian environment.


At Broadwindsor School we seek to create a happy, family atmosphere within a Christian environment where each adult and child feels secure and has a sense of purpose and responsibility. 

Christian values are part of every aspect of our school curriculum and daily life and are reflected throughout our ethos, aim and objectives.



Welcome to our school website.  Please feel free to wander round at leisure ~

you may find the pointers below helpful in directing you to specific areas of interest


In our news page you'll find links to the latest news regarding events at Broadwindsor School, the school diary, the latest newsletter and term dates


Take a look at the class pages for photos, children's work, useful websites, this term's topics, class news etc.

Parents Page

All the key information in one place - school diary, term dates & links to our pages on childcare services, local amenities, medical services and much more.

Our School

Here is where you will find the information that can be found in our school prospectus including -

Staff, school objectives, church school ethos, the curriculum, Special Educational Needs (SEN) provision, clubs and extra-curricular activities, homework, admissions, schoolwear, school meals service, links with other schools, complaints procedure, general information and school policies.

School Tour

Take a look around the school and the surrounding area, complete with maps.


Who works at our school?  View the staff list


Go to this page for links to some great websites - including class recommended sites, useful reference sites and community links.


Find out about our dedicated group of fundraisers, view the diary of events and catch up with their latest news.


Learn more about the work of our governors and view current school policies, school accounts, school development plan, statement of internal control and minutes from Full Governing Body meetings..


  What Ofsted say about us ~  


The social behaviour of pupils is excellent, as is their engagement in their learning in class.



Pupils feel very safe in school.



Pupils care about each other and actively support each other in and around school.



The school is very harmonious, with pupils of different ages playing well together.



Pupils have great pride in their school's achievements.


The curriculum ensures subjects are taught in depth.



The school is an integral part of the village and the school uses this position to enrich the learning of the pupils through the use of the local community.



The school provides a wide range of experiences that support the social, moral, spiritual and cultural development of the pupils and prepares them well for their next steps in education.



Links with parents are good.



The school is popular with many pupils coming from outside the local area.




  What parents say about us ~  

“Our children are extremely happy at Broadwindsor.  They have a good sense of friendship and are eager to learn there.”


“We really appreciate all the school trips.”


“All four of my children have received a fantastic education at Broadwindsor, but what I cherish most is how friendly and warm Broadwindsor School is.  It has a lovely atmosphere which has made such a valued difference to my children’s school life. SO THANK YOU.”

“Broadwindsor has provided our children with so much support from Day 1.  To say that our children are happy at school is an understatement, they love so many things about Broadwindsor.”


Quick Links

ParentMail logo 2


To log in to your ParentMail feed click here.


We’d like to encourage all parents to download the APP as there are a number of benefits both to you and the school:

  • You don’t need to login to pick up messages or attachments when you use the App.

  • The App stores all the messages we send you in one place.

  • Every message sent arrives as an instant alert on your mobile.

  • You help save us money!

You can download the App for free from either the

Apple APP store

Google Play Store

For help with your ParentMail account click here.


School pupil tracker is an initiative adopted by Broadwindsor School, and provides you with an information gateway to your child's online report. School pupil tracker store your child's report securely online so you can access information about their learning at home - you can see the assessments, targets and support that your child's teacher in school has entered.

Hot school meals ~

Local Food Links make delicious school meals, delivered fresh from their Dorset kitchens every day. They're better value and more filling than lunchboxes, and more convenient for busy parents too. A healthy, tasty lunch means better concentration in the afternoon...  and best of all, children LOVE them! Even fussy eaters. 

You may be able to get free school meals. Find out more and order

via the link below. 



Click here for a quick reference guide for parents.


Local Food Links has been featured in a television series called “Food Rebels”.  Programme 4 of 6 is all about Local Food Links and it aired on Monday 22 February.  Click here to view the programme online.


Link to Beaminster Cluster website


Beaminster Cluster website

Cool Milk is the UK’s leading school milk supplier, working in partnership with local authorities and early years groups to supply
free and subsidised school milk to children in pre-schools, nurseries and primary schools.

Dorset For You

Dorset Councils online

'easyfundraising' is the easiest way to raise money for Broadwindsor C of E VC Primary School.  Shop with any of over 2000 well known retailers listed on and a percentage of what you spend is passed to Broadwindsor Primary School at no additional cost to you.  Retailers include Amazon, M&S, Vodafone, eBay, Tesco, Viking and many more.


Please click on the link above to register and start shopping!



This site contains information about each Church including their history, local contacts, times of worship, events taking place across the team, articles from the team and the monthly Team News. You will also find information on Baptism, Confirmation and Christian Marriage as well as ways of exploring the Christian faith.


Through the Family Information Service, search for information about activities for children and young people, childcare, family support, and play facilities in Dorset (excluding Bournemouth and Poole). They hold information that may be useful to parents and carers of 0-19 year-olds (and up to 25 for young people who are disabled). 


The Family Information Directory is provided by the Family Information Service (FIS), Dorset County Council on behalf of the Dorset Children's Trust Board.



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