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Welcome to
Dorset Studio School

The professional pathway from education to employment.

The Dorset Studio School is a thriving 13-19 school for students of all academic abilities who wish to pursue careers in the Land and Environment Sectors. Our students will become professionals in Equine Care, Veterinary Nursing, Farming, Rural Craft, Environmental and Countryside Management; as well as a host of other related careers. In preparing our students to take their place as part of a burgeoning industry in a global economy we support them to be able to demonstrate Pride, Compassion and Teamwork in all that they do.

What is Dorset Studio School

Located in Dorchester, in the heart of Dorset, the Dorset Studio School is set within the beautiful 750 acre Kingston Maurward College campus, specializing in environment and land-based sciences. Studio Schools teach the National Curriculum and offer the same academic qualifications as traditional schools whilst also working towards key, industry specific technical qualifications through weekly real world work experience.

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Why the Dorset Studio School could be the perfect school for you

The Dorset Studio School offers sector specific facilities, equipment and expertise which are second to none. Our students have access to training and learning of the highest quality as part of their daily education. Work experience opportunities on site include the Animal Centre, RSPCA, The Stables, The Farm Park, Horticulture and The Dairy to name just a few.

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Connecting With Business

Business partners include; The Royal Veterinary College, the RSPCA, Knighton Countryside Management, the Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science and The National Trust. Employers are instrumental in shaping and delivering the Studio School curriculum. They will commission and assess student projects, provide guest lecturers and liaise with academic mentors regarding skills development.

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Our Setting

Key business partners

  • Royal Veterinery College
  • Centre for Environment Fisheries and Aquaculture Science
  • National Trust
  • RSPCA
  • Knighton Countryside Management

Business partners include; The Royal Veterinary College, the RSPCA, Knighton Countryside Management, the Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Centre and The National Trust. Employers are instrumental in shaping and delivering the Studio School curriculum.

Bringing learning and business together

Find Us

Dorset Studio School, Kingston Maurward, Dorchester, Dorset DT2 8PX
Call 01305 215028. Our office is open 9 - 4.30pm Monday to Friday

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