It's inclusive and dedicated to each child. Survey 2022

The school feels like a big family where children from older year groups help the younger children. Survey 2022

Child well-being/mental health at the front and centre of all approaches to learning. Survey 2022

Forest school that is consistently high-quality for all children. Survey 2022

Small school and class sizes which means staff know children extremely well and children get individual attention. Survey 2022

Staff experience, knowledge and skills are excellent. Unique setting in the middle of the rolling hills of west Dorset! Survey 2022

The small size of Powerstock school gives it a personal, nurturing environment. The children are able to access a curriculum that is suitable for their ability rather than just their age. Survey 2022

It feels like a family, teachers care and bring humour and joy, which they share with the children. Survey 2022

We consider the school provides an excellent standard of teaching, with good facilities in a beautiful setting. Survey 2022

The head teacher is wonderful as all the teachers are there. Survey 2022

Powerstock is a small school with a huge heart. Survey 2022

My child is in reception and I feel that the school has made a great effort to know my child not only as a student but as an individual too Survey 2022

Step out of the ordinary...


We are a small, busy and happy Church of England school in the village of Powerstock which is set in the heart of the beautiful West Dorset countryside.

Our school values its unique ‘smallness’ and we are proud in saying that every child is cared for and valued as an individual. We set high standards in learning and teaching, that enable children to always improve themselves by acquiring new skills and knowledge.  We are Proud to be Active and know how important physical activity is to emotional and physical wellbeing for all our children.

Our aim is for all our children to leave us happy, confident and independent individuals with a positive outlook on life and ready to take on their next challenges.

We hope that you will find our prospectus helpful as an introduction to our school. We are always happy to show visitors around our school and answer any questions you may have.

I hope you will join our wonderful unique school community.

Latest News

Phone box revamp!

The school council had a very messy afternoon today when they scrubbed and cleaned the village phone box.  The Parish Council have given the school permission to use the box but it needed a serious clean up!  Kyla provided the...

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Great Coronation Bake Off 3/5/23

'We held our Great Coronation Bake Off this week where each class had their instructions to come up with cake designs fit for a King!  We had so many fantastic entries with a royal theme and these were then enjoyed with a cup of tea in true "street party" style. ...

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