West Dorset Schools Collaboration

West Dorset Schools Collaboration

About Us

  • We are made up of the following schools :Beaminster School, Broadwindsor, Greenford, Parrett and Axe, Powerstock, Sticklands, Salway Ash, Symondsbury and Thorners
  • Our purpose is to enable every young person to achieve outstanding opportunities to learn
  • We believe in the power of learning
  • We believe that every young person has a talent that can be nutured
  • We believe that good relationships are built upon respect for themselves and each other
  • We believe in equal opportunities for all regardless of ability, race, background, gender or religion


Our Strategic Plan

  1. To promote equality and achieve high quality learning and CPD for young learners and stakeholders within the Collaboration

We will

  • Work in close partnership to provide learning opportunities
  • Provide good transition arrangements
  • Use Inset Days and other specific times to provide high quality CPD

  1. To ensure continuous improvement in learning with the aim of continuously raising standards

We will

  • Look at extending mastery in mathematics by enabling teachers to meet and have training in this area.
  • Enable teachers to regularly meet in phase groups
  • Enable teachers to have exchange visits within Collaboartion schools
  • Enable support staff to have training in areas like Speech and Language

  1. To provide school to school support

We will

  • Enable young learners to take part in more sporting events in a wide variety of sports
  • Enable all staff and governors to have input into future CPD opportunities
  • Review our current use of SEND Services to ensure best value for all
  • Enable mental health issues to be addressed by employing professionals in this area.
  • Enable governors to access locally based training