Leweston School


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  • Category: Nursery / Pre-Preparatory / Preparatory / Senior / Sixth Form
  • Pupils: Co-Education
  • Type: Day & Boarding
  • Religious Affiliation: Roman Catholic
  • Roll: 45 (Boys) 279 (Girls)
  • Age Range: 0 - 18 years
  • Founded: 1891

School Contact Details

Leweston School

[t]: 01963 210 691
[w]: www.leweston.co.uk

Location Description

Situated in 46 acres of stunning Dorset parkland, just south of Sherborne.

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School News

Leweston Girls Independent Dorset Leweston's Year 3 Crime Scene Investigation.

A full scale investigation was underway Friday morning in Year 3’s classroom following a crime that was committed overnight. Pupils arrived in the morning to

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find a peculiar looking room.
They were then tasked with identifying the suspects and catching the criminal.
The investigation resulted in a very guilty Head of Prep being apprehended after lunch!

This exercise tied in with their current forensics module in science.

Leweston Girls Independent Dorset Leweston's Year 4 experience Egypt in a day.

After a fascinating trip to The Tutankhamun Exhibition, Year 4 felt inspired by Egytian traditions and lifestyle. They came into school dressed in Egyptian clothing,

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and following a series of urgent notices from the Pharoahs, they engaged in tasks such as making clay canopic jars, designing symbolic jewellery and sampling food for an Egyptian feast.

Massive congratulations to Leweston’s dressage team who won the NSEA Team Dressage Championships at the recent NSEA Championships at Addington Manor, Buckinghamshire. This comes on

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the back of Leweston retaining the NSEA Regional Points League title for the South West Region.

The team was Coco S, Maria S, Sophie S and Isabella C with the three best scores to count. Two rode ‘Novice Tests’ and two rode ‘Preliminary Tests’.

Leweston also had two riders in the top 8 in the Individual Dressage Championships with Isabella C  Individual 3rd and Maria S Individual 5th. At the same event Leweston was placed as the 4th Team in the 1m/1.05m Show jumping final with three of the same riders, demonstrating how versatile the team is.

The School riding squad now has 24 riders and at our recent NSEA affiliated Show Jumping we were encouraging the younger riders by holding Grassroots Qualifiers at the lower heights.

Applications for Equestrian Scholarships for 11+ and 13+ 2018 entry are open now.

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