Read all about it – school gets new look

Children and staff at an east Dorset school are celebrating after their school received £17,000 worth of new facilities. St James’ CofE First School in Alderholt has not only bagged a new outdoor area for its Reception pupils but has also been granted its wish for an improved library. Now the school is hoping the whole community can be ‘co-opted’ … Read More

Village school welcomes new head

An east Dorset school is looking to an even brighter future under its new headteacher Jo Hudson. Her appointment marks an exciting new era for St James’ CE First School in Alderholt, which is also a member of one of Dorset’s newest multi-academy trusts – the Heath Academy Trust (HAT). Jo is a familiar member of the Trust, having previously … Read More