Kenya Expedition 2017


Students took part in a 22 day challenge to Kenya with the Dorset Expeditionary Society.  The aim was to develop Young Leaders.  The challenge was to live in the local community and work on important development projects.  Students had to buy food locally and cook their own meals.  In teams African peers gave an insight Read More

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A students Career Prospect after a successful Work Experience placement


  A Year 11 student has a passion for animals, particularly dogs. In addition to looking after her own pet dogs, she helps out at her auntie’s dog grooming business during the school holidays and weekends. During year 10 at the Dorset Studio School, she was given the opportunity to gain specialist work experience at Kingston Maurward’s Read More

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Students Reach Great Heights!

Climbing Trip Group Pic

Last Saturday Neal Burton and Miss Loveless took some students from Year 9 and 10 took to the cliffs of Portland to learn climbing.  It was a fantastic day of adventure.      

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Great News   Tom Dogrell from Year 11 has a goal to become a famous Jockey and has been training for a while.  Tom has just taken part in his first race and was racing against some of top jockeys like Sam Whaley-Cohen. 12 in the race.  Tom came a close 6th having raced for 3 miles Read More

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Children in Need 2016


Last Thursday Dorset Studio School students and staff took part in a virtual rowathon.  The distance was 96km rowing from Weymouth to Cherbourg in 7.5 hours.  Total raised was £175.90. Great effort.  

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Surveying for Invertebrates….


Land based studying for Year 9’s today took place out and about surveying for invertebrates as indicator species for a healthy river.

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Dorset Studio School Apple Juice Production


Dorset Studio School have started the process of an Apple Juice Production.  The project is to make apple juice which will be produced by the students and sold at Kingston Maurward and Dorset Studio School.  This week saw the start where the students collected the apples from the Kingston Maurward Orchard.  The process will consist of crushing, Read More

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Durdle Door & Lulworth Cove


A great visit to Durdle Door and Luworth Cove has taken place this week for students.  They have learnt about Coastal erosion and the effect it has on the environment, businesses and wildlife. The next part of the project will be to make a business proposal and a scale model of the Coastline.  

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Fleet Air Museum Visit


A great visit to Fleet Air Museum took place today.  Students Created, tested and modified turbine buggies to sprint down a wind tunnel.   The fastest time was  17.2 secs……  

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