Gillingham Primary School

Local Authority School - Gillingham Primary School - Our vision “Engage - Enjoy – Excel” is the driving force behind everything we do. We believe that happy, enthusiastic children learn best and we are determined to create a climate that enables children to explore their ideas and develop their abilities and talents to the full. We have the highest expectations for everyone and seek to develop a thirst for learning that continues long after we wish each other a fond farewell.


Venue address
School Road
North Dorset


Opening times
Mon: 08:45-11:40 And 13:00-15:15
Tue: 08:45-11:40 And 13:00-15:15
Wed: 08:45-11:40 And 13:00-15:15
Thu: 08:45-11:40 And 13:00-15:15
Fri: 08:45-11:40 And 13:00-15:15

Service Details

Additional Information
Headteacher: Mrs Susan Preston. Lunchtime for KS1 is from 11.40am to 1pm. Lunchtime for KS2 is from 12.10pm to 1.10pm. The school hosts Specialist Resource Provision for children with Complex Communication Needs. We offer wrap around care starting at 7.45am with our Breakfast Club and continuing with our After-School Club from 3.15pm to 6pm.
Related Links
• School admissions, transport, term dates and free school meals
• School performance tables
• Check for school closures
• Gillingham Primary School Breakfast Club
• Planet Play After School Club at Gillingham Primary School
Age Range
4 years 0 months to 11 years 11 months

Ofsted Registered Details

Ofsted inspection result
Date of last inspectionInspection resultOfsted report
31/10/2018 Satisfactory/Requires Improvement View here


Wheelchair accessible
Key Stage 1 building is fully accessible.
Toilet facility information
Disabled toilets/changing facilities.

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Local Offer

See our school's SEND policy and information.
Some activities and family support services listed in our directory may be cancelled, postponed, or running in a different way due to coronavirus restrictions. Please contact providers to check for information about any changes.

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Address: School Road  Gillingham  Dorset

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