APR
13

Want to advertise on this website? Create your advert now.

Frequently asked questions asked by parents looking for the best schools near Charminster

How do I find out what schools are available around Charminster? 
There are some frighteningly frank websites for you to choose from. The Government one is compare-school-performance.service.gov.uk. You simply enter your location, perhaps Charminster, or another location and select primary schools or secondary schools. All the information parents need all there in percentages!

You could also try the paid for websites like www.schoolguide.co.uk. This one is quite cheap and you can pay monthly.

This is of course just the very first stage in selecting a school. You will to need see the videos on this page before even thinking of visiting the shortlist of schools on your list.

How do I find the state school catchment area in or around Charminster? 
If you just need to know your school catchment area try www.admissionsday.co.uk .If you are looking for exhaustive information on the schools as well go to www.goodschoolsguide.co.uk

How do I find out how good a school is?
You will absolutely have to visit the school. However, do look at the video below. For armed is to be fore warned!

Nursery Schools

What's the difference between nursery and preschool? 
Preschools usually work around a formal curriculum and trained teachers - making them a little more expensive! Nursery schools are usually a more relaxed learning environment and more flexible enrolment terms. They are also cheaper and vary greatly.

What age is a preschooler? Ages up to 4 is considered preschooler with toddlers are 1 - 3 year old bracket. Basically 4-year-old are not 'toddling' around any more and so are no longer toddlers!

What does preschool mean? A preschool, or nursery school, is a pre-primary school, or play school for early childhood education. Preschool is for children before they begin compulsory education at primary school. 

Is Pre K considered preschool? Pre K schools are pre-kindergartens.

This page should help you answer these school finding questions!

Creches

Local Area Creches and Day Nurseries for DT2
Click also to find: Childcare Services, Nursery Schools, After School Care

PreSchools and Playgroups for Charminster

Charminster Pre School

West Hill, Charminster, Dorchester DT2 9RD, UK – 01305 251512

St Mary's First School

WestHill, Charminster, Dorchester, DT2 9RD, Charminster, Dorchester DT2 9RD, UK – 01305 263880

After School Care

We could not find any After School Care around your location. Please click below to see full results from Google.

Choosing a school around Charminster. This is an Australian video but has some really good Tips!

Independent Schools - Prep & Secondary - for Charminster

Independent Schools for Charminster - private preparatory and senior schools. Prep schools age 8 yrs to 11yrs or 13 yrs. Senior schools age 11yrs or 13 yrs to 18yrs. Some independent schools have a pre-prep department (age 3 to 8yrs) as well as prep and senior schools. Independent schools can be co-educational or single sex.

Secondary Schools

St Mary's First School

WestHill, Charminster, Dorchester, DT2 9RD, Charminster, Dorchester DT2 9RD, UK – 01305 263880

Independent Schools

St Mary's First School

WestHill, Charminster, Dorchester, DT2 9RD, Charminster, Dorchester DT2 9RD, UK – 01305 263880

Local Authority Schools - Primary & Secondary Schools

Local Authority primary and secondary schools for DT2 9QP . LEA primary schools age 4yrs (the year in which a child is 5) to 11yrs. Secondary schools age 11yrs to 16yrs or 18 yrs. Each school has a local catchment area.

Primary Schools

St Mary's First School

WestHill, Charminster, Dorchester, DT2 9RD, Charminster, Dorchester DT2 9RD, UK – 01305 263880

Ofsted is the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills. Ofsted reports directly to Parliament and is independent and impartial, inspecting and regulating services which care for children and young people, and those providing education and skills for learners of all ages.

Click for the full database of OFSTED's inspection reports - check out schools in DT2 or anywhere in the country.
GetTheRightSchool was formed to offer a unique reference point on getting your child into the school of your choice. The web site covers all you need to about education choices with tips and a guide to the application process and issues that could impact your child's school day, from dealing with bullying, to money issues, to how to work out school catchment areas when they move schools.
Independent Schools Council Website - has a search facility: by county, school or postcode. The ISC brings together eight associations of independent schools, their heads, bursars and governors and represents over 1,200 independent schools in the UK and overseas.
Schools Web Directory - lists all UK local education authorities with a click-through to their websites. Each Local Authority has lists of its own schools and details of application procedures.
Contact details & Websites of 4,065 Schools in Ireland - search by map or county list
Lists more than 31,000 UK state and independent schools and colleges, including over 26,000 UK School, College and University Websites. Search for schools or search for educational establishments anywhere in the UK by geographical county, postcode, name or LEA.

BBC Live Educational News

Students returning to university in England from 17 May

A million students currently learning online will go back to university campuses next month.

Cressida Cowell: Children's Laureate leads call for £100m primary school library fund

Cressida Cowell and other writers want yearly funding to aid primary school libraries post-pandemic.

All N. Ireland year groups return to school

It is the first time all pupils in Northern Ireland have been in school since before Christmas.

Breastfeeding mother appeals over jury service

Zoe Stacey says she wants to breastfeed her son, William, for longer than a year.

Dyslexia support centres
Click also to find: Education Agencies & Authorities, Schools - Independent & Preparatory
Special schools for Charminster for moderate to severe learning difficulties, ADHD, Autism, Physical impairment, complex health needs, communication difficulties, dyspraxia and other special needs.

Special Needs Schools around you

We could not find any Special Needs Schools around your location. Please click below to see full results from Google.

Website with facility to search for many different kinds of special needs schools and links to lots of support groups.  Find a special needs school near Charminster or search the website for special schools throughout the UK

Adult Education Centres for DT2 - Language Tuition

Adult Education Centres for Charminster which may run evening or daytime language classes

Adult Education

Kingston Maurward College

Kingston Maurward, Dorchester DT2 8PY, UK – 01305 215000

We visit here a lot supplying photo booths bouncy castles and other entertainment great venue for weddings and functions, the staff are fantastic and always smiling

My son has been here for 3 yrs and loves it, staff do friendly

Language Schools

We could not find any Foreign Language Schools around your location. Please click below to see full results from Google.

Language Schools for Charminster

Language schools for DT2. Also consider Adult Education Centres which might run evening language classes

Private Tutors for Charminster

Private Tuition for DT2
Click also to find: Language Schools, Translators & Interpreters

Private Tutors

We could not find any Private Tutors around your location. Please click below to see full results from Google.

This Microportal is built on the 2day Microportals platform which provides you with 3 click access to local and global information crucial both to your personal and working life. The platform provides live local data on transport, what's on, accommodation, eating out, shopping, sport, religion and weather as well as comprehensive reference and resource sections including TV, radio, online shopping, route planning, health, education and more.

We are not responsible for the content of external internet sites to which any 2day supported sites are linked. We do not share any contact information with other providers. We use cookies to make our site work efficiently. More information on privacy and cookies.

Copyright © 2004–2021 2day Microportals, East Quither Farm, Milton Abbot, Tavistock, Devon, PL19 0PZ, UK.