Shaftesbury Abbey Ce Va School

Local Authority School. Through our teaching we aim to: enable children to become confident, resourceful, enquiring, independent and self-motivated learners; foster children’s self-esteem, and help them to build positive relationships with other people; develop children’s self-respect, encourage them to understand the ideas, attitudes and values of other people from a range of cultures, and teach them to respect other people’s feelings and heritage; enable children to understand their community, and help them feel valued as part of it; help children grow into reliable, independent and positive citizens.


01747 852620
Fax: 01747 852620


Venue address
St James Street
North Dorset


Opening times
Mon: 09:00-15:30
Tue: 09:00-15:30
Wed: 09:00-15:30
Thu: 09:00-15:30
Fri: 09:00-15:30

Service Details

Additional Information
Headteacher: Mr Michael Salisbury. School Prospectus available from the school office and on our website. Visits welcomed at any time from parents and children thinking of joining our school, please telephone the office to make an appointment.
Age Range Details
4 to 11 years.
Related Links
• School admissions, transport, term dates and free school meals
• School performance tables
• Check for school closures
Age Range
4 years 0 months to 11 years 11 months

Ofsted Registered Details

Ofsted inspection result
Date of last inspectionInspection resultOfsted report
21/03/2017 Good View here


Wheelchair accessible
The school is accessible to wheelchairs, but going outside between parts of the buildings is necessary.
Parking availability information
Disabled parking spaces.
Toilet facility information
Disabled access toilet, with wash down facilities.
Other Facilities
We aim to work with parents and external agencies to support the needs of any child who joins the school; contact school for details. Generous outdoor space with play equipment and quiet spaces.

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Local Offer

See our school's SEND policies and support 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: St James Street  Shaftesbury  Dorset

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