Piddle Valley CE First School

Academy School. Our school is founded on Christian values, principles and beliefs. We aim to create an environment where children develop the confidence to think for themselves and enjoy their time at school. We encourage high standards, seeing all children as individuals and helping them to achieve their full potential. We aim to make learning an enjoyable experience and help children to become caring and responsible citizens.


Venue address
West Dorset


Opening times
Mon: 08:55-12:00 And 13:00-15:15
Tue: 08:55-12:00 And 13:00-15:15
Wed: 08:55-12:00 And 13:00-15:15
Thu: 08:55-12:00 And 13:00-15:15
Fri: 08:55-12:00 And 13:00-15:15

Service Details

Additional Information

Headteacher: Mrs Jayne Browne. For more information on our school and what we can offer please refer to our website or please call 01300 348219 or email

Referral information

If a child presents with a difficulty, the class teacher will speak to the parent and the SENCo, and if necessary a referral can be made to a variety of different professional outside agencies. Self-referral is permitted and the school would like copies of any information necessary.

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 9 years 11 months

Ofsted Registered Details

Ofsted inspection result
Date of last inspectionInspection resultOfsted report
Awaiting Inspection


Wheelchair accessible
There is a ramp from the car park to the school front entrance.
Parking availability information
Parking is available to all.
Toilet facility information
There is a disabled toilet on site without having to access steps.
Other Facilities
Accessibility Plan. All our staff have up to date medical and first aid training and are made aware of children with specific needs.

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Local Offer

Support for children and young people with SEN and disabilities

Piddle Valley CE First School is a small school situated in an attractive rural situation. Our school is founded on Christian values and principles. All members within our school community are valued for their unique individual qualities. There is Early Years Foundation Stage provision in our school's Reception class and our Pre-school. We value our relationship with our parents and carers and liaise closely with them throughout school life; catering for 4 years to 9 years, supporting both parents and pupils with our breakfast and after school provision. We are committed to supporting all children and their families; respecting differences and individual needs. We are part of the Greenwood Tree Academy Trust (GTAT) and we work in partnership with all local schools through the Dorchester Area Schools Partnership (DASP).

See our school's SEND policy 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: Piddletrenthide  Dorchester  Dorset

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