On the 1st May 2019 Charlton Horethorne Primary School become an academy and joined the Sherborne Area Schools’ Trust (SAST). The school became the first primary school in Somerset to join SAST.

The Sherborne Area Schools’ Trust (SAST) was formed in June 2017, and has now grown to include 17 schools across North and West Dorset and South Somerset. We currently have around 5,000 students and we employ over 850 staff.

SAST believes there is real strength in coming together with a collective responsibility for all of the children’s development and progress between 0-19 years. The Trust believes in preserving schools in their local community and providing considerable local expertise to support Charlton Horethorne Primary School.

SAST 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.

Find out more by visiting the SAST website.

Contact SAST:

St Aldhelm’s House, The Gryphon School, Bristol Road, Sherborne, DT9 4EQ

Tel: 01935 811066

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