Welcome to Dumpton School

We are an Ofsted 'Outstanding' and ISI 'Excellent' co-educational Pre-Prep and Prep School in the heart of the Dorset countryside.

Choosing the right school for your child is a major decision, so we hope you can take time to

visit us and experience the Dumpton atmosphere for yourself. We promise you a very warm welcome!

Nursery & Pre-Prep Prospectus

A Dumpton Year

Year 3-6 Prospectus

Parents' Booklet

Year 7-8 Prospectus

Programme of Events

  • Headmaster's Newsletter, Thursday 25 May 2017

    25 May 2017

    25 May 2017

    25 May 2017

    Dear Parents

    ISI Inspection Report
    As you are aware, the ISI Inspectorate visited us earlier in the term.  This was a Regulatory Compliance Inspection (RCI), where no judgments are made other than whether we are satisfying the regulatory requirements.  This is a rigorous process, nonetheless, where all of the school’s policies and procedures are scrutinised, along with their implementation.  This included lesson observations, analysis of pupils’ work and interviews with staff and children. You will be reassured to hear that all standards were met, and there were no recommendations for further action.  The next, much fuller Educational Quality Inspection (EQI) will now follow in about three years’ time.  The report is posted on the front page of the school website.

    Headmaster’s Breakfast
    Thank you to all parents who stepped forward to represent th...