Pupils take shelter this inclement summer

Youngsters from one east Dorset school learned the art of survival as they battled the elements of an inclement British summer. The Year 2 pupils from Hillside First School, part of Wimborne Academy Trust, took part in a ‘Survival Day’ as part of their geography lessons. And their survival instincts were needed when they spent their time outdoors on a … Read More

Powerful schools’ partnership is strengthened

Two Verwood schools have joined Wimborne Academy Trust (WAT), making it one of the biggest multi-academy trusts in Dorset. In what has been described as a ‘powerful partnership of schools’ the additions of Verwood and Hillside first schools has seen the Trust grow to 11 schools. It also means three of Verwood’s four first and middle schools, including Verwood Nursery, … Read More