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Dumpton School
Deans Grove House, Wimborne,BH21 7AF
01202 883818

Dumpton is a day school for girls and boys aged 2½ – 13, yet still retains much of the atmosphere of the days when there were boarders too. The Headmaster and his family live in the school and the pastoral care and attention readily given to all pupils is still considered to be of paramount importance. Founded in 1903 the school takes its name from Dumpton House, near Broadstairs. The outbreak of World War II saw the evacuation of the school to Dorset where it still resides in quiet, rural surroundings. 

The 25 acre campus is centred on a 19th century farmhouse and stable block which have been tastefully converted and extended. Extensive playing fields and woodland walks complement the modern sports facilities and classroom areas. A full size astroturf and two science ponds (complete with pontoons) are the most recent additions to the campus. The school operates as an educational trust administered by a Board of Governors, the Headmaster is a member of the Incorporated Association of Preparatory Schools and the school is ISC accredited.


A non-returnable fee of £50 per child is charged when a child is registered with the school.  Please complete and return the enclosed Application Form, together with the Registration Fee, to the Headmaster.

Entry in to the Prep School

There is no entry exam but all children are informally assessed before the offer of a place is made, to ensure that they will be able to cope with the curriculum.


A deposit of £250 per child is payable when the offer of a place at the school is accepted.  This will be returned to you upon settlement of all outstanding monies when your child leaves the school.  Should you withdraw your child before they take up their place, the deposit will not be refundable, except on medical or compassionate grounds.

Dumpton aims to educate children in a supportive, caring environment, within a framework of family and Christian values, stressing the importance of teamwork and mutual respect at all times. Rule number one is ‘Treat others as you would like them to treat you’.

All children are expected and encouraged to fulfil their potential. Given the excellent facilities and high staff to pupil ratio, Dumpton is well-placed to aim for high academic and extra curricular standards.

In addition we want to help children develop a clear sense of right and wrong, to become confident communicators and to appreciate the importance of good manners, friendliness and tolerance.

The atmosphere in school is cheerful and positive, created by the strong relationships between adults and children, and between the children themselves. Great emphasis is made of the fact that a child who is happy and enjoys being at school is far more likely to do well.

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