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

A Dumpton Year

Years 3 - 6

Parents' Booklet

Years 7 - 8

Programme of Events

  • Headmaster's Newsletter, 26 May 2016

    26 May 2016

    26 May 2016

    Open Afternoon

    The weather forecast for Open Day tomorrow looks hopeful, so we are still planning that tea will be on the Front Lawn from 4.00 pm and all other activities should run as planned.  In the (currently unlikely) event of inclement weather we will retire to the Dining Room and Music School for tea. We hope you enjoy the afternoon.  

    Displays and classrooms will be manned where possible in both the Pre-Prep and the Prep School.  Do take a stroll through the allotments and woodlands to see the Forest School, a short walk from the ponds and campsite, where you will find Mrs Welch warming herself by the fire.  Throughout the afternoon, Mr Loe will be directing artists upstairs in his garret, Mr Jeremiah and his designers will be in their workshop and the scientists will be hosting an interactive display looking at future materials, ele...