Clayesmore School Blandford Forum, Dorset
Clayesmore School
Blandford Forum
411 pupils, ages 13-18
Day and Boarding

Clayesmore School

Sandwiched between Blandford Forum and Shaftesbury in dreamy Dorset countryside, co-ed Clayesmore combines academic rigour with a feel-good family vibe. The prep and senior schools share the same site: the former is housed in a turreted mansion, while the latter has separate buildings, playing fields and even a dance studio, so pupils can enjoy the many bonuses of being part of an all-through school (especially for those in Years 7 and 8 who spend a term trying out subjects such as DT and pottery in the senior school). Note: at 13+ nearly 90 per cent stay on – surely the best litmus test of parental satisfaction....
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  • Fees and bursaries

    Day fees per term

    Year 7£8,915
    Year 8£8,915
    Year 9£8,915
    Year 10£8,915
    Year 11£8,915
    Year 12£8,915
    Year 13£8,915
    Boarding fees per term

    Year 7£12,148
    Year 8£12,148
    Year 9£12,148
    Year 10£12,148
    Year 11£12,148
    Year 12£12,148
    Year 13£12,148

    Clayesmore offers means-tested bursarial support to students entering the school at any point, as well as to current students whose financial situations may have changed. These awards are assessed individually, are subject to a full financial history and are reviewed annually. 

    The school also offers a School Service Award to children of serving members of the Armed Forces, granting partial fee remission. For more information about both funds please see the school’s website, or contact the Director of Finance and Operations to request more information:

    Director of Finance and Operations: Mrs A Hughes

    Bursary contact:
    Director of Finance & Operations
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Iwerne Minster, Blandford Forum, Dorset DT11 8LL

01747 813111


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