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  Broadwindsor Church of England

  Voluntary Controlled Primary School


Friday 12th January ~

Young Voices visit to Birmingham


Monday 29th January ~

Education Life Van in school


Thursday 1st February ~

Class photos


Monday 5th February ~

Parental consultations


Wednesday 7th February ~

Parental consultations


Friday 9th February ~

Break up for half term


Monday 19th February ~

School reopens





Drimpton Road,






Tel/Fax: 01308 868376


Headteacher: Mr Nigel Arnold


School Closure

The School will be closed today, Monday 19th March.


The school office is manned Monday to Friday during term-time, by Sally Dawson and Helen Crabb,

and we are always happy to address any queries you may have


What's happening at Broadwindsor School?

School Diary

Click here to view our

most recent Ofsted report. 

Click here to view our most recent

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

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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

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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.

Dorset For You

Dorset Councils online

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.

'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.

Regular activities and services that may be of further interest include -


1st Saturday in the month,

4pm, Beaminster Team Youth Group for Yr 6 and up. 

2nd Saturday in the month,

Messy Church, 4pm, St Mary's Church Beaminster

2nd Sunday in the month,

 10.15 at Salway Ash, Holy Trinity Salway Ash,

coffee and activities followed by The Lord's Supper at 11am. 

3rd Sunday in the month,

9.30am  Netherbury Open Worship, St Mary's Netherbury,

a family service with refreshments aftewards. 

5th Sundays

Breakfast@10, St Mary's Beaminster,

a cafe style service with modern songs. 


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.





Last updated

24th January 2018