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Sherborne Area Multi Academy Trust

SAST - Sherborne Area Schools' Trust

Our Values

Partnership and Collaboration

Our schools support each other, by sharing expertise and resources, to ensure improvement

Pursuit of Excellence

We provide a high quality education to enable all students and staff to aspire, thrive and succeed

Holistic Lifelong Learning

We promote the personal development of every child and a love of lifelong learning for our students and staff

Equality and Distinctiveness

We celebrate the individuality of each school and all in it. We are proud to be at the heart of our local communities.

Annual accounts
Memorandum of Association
Articles of Association
Names of Trustees and Members
Funding Agreement

Sherborne Primary School is part of Sherborne Area Multi Academy Trust, a special collaboration of high performing primary and secondary schools seeking to ensure an excellent and sustainable 0-19 education for children within our community across West and North Dorset as well as South Somerset.

Dear Parents, Carers and Stakeholders,

Sherborne Area Schools’ Trust is the admissions authority for all schools within the Trust. Under section 1.42 of the Schools Admission Code 2014, SAST schools are obliged to consult with parents, carers and other stakeholders about the content of its Admissions Policy, irrespective of the policy being changed, at least every seven years. This consultation must be for a minimum period of 6 weeks and should take place between 1 October and 31 January.

There have been no changes to the Admissions Policy or any criteria for entry in recent years. However, you are respectfully invited to review the current policy and provide any comments directly to the Trust by email or by post to the following address by 7th January 2019:

Steve Hillier, CEO
Sherborne Area Schools’ Trust
St. Aldhelm’s House, c/o The Gryphon School
Bristol Road
Dorset DT9 4EQ

The SAST Admissions policy can be accessed via the school office or via the school website.

Thank you for taking part in this consultation.

SAST Schools Admissions Policy 2019 2020_final


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