Key Information

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‘The School Information (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2012.’

School Contact Details

If you would like a paper copy of any information from this website, please contact Mrs Lindsay Wade in our main office where all information will be given free of charge.

Radipole Primary School,
Radipole Lane,
T: 01305 783353

Admission Arrangements

The admission policy for Radipole is in accordance with the LA’s admissions arrangements. Parents wishing their child to attend Radipole should ensure that they contact either the school office or the admissions team at County Hall on 01305 221060.
Visits to our school are welcome and may be arranged by contacting the school office.

Before you complete the application please read the parents guide 2016/2017 and admission policy Dorset School Admissions. You can apply online or for a paper copy please call 01305 221060.

Important information from the School Admissions Team at Dorset County Council if your child is due to start school or Transfer School by age in September 2016.

Ofsted Reports

Our school was inspected by Ofsted in March 2017

This is a GOOD School

The link to the webpage where you can find our school’s most recent Ofsted report.

Your views about the school are important to us. If you are a registered parent or carer of a pupil at the school you can tell us your views about the school by completing Ofsted’s online survey, Parent View.

Key Stage 2 (KS2) Results 2017

Pupils in Year 6 achieved the following results in July 2017:

Information for our previous results can be found in the School Performance Tables published on the Department for Education’s website.


Expected standard and above: 78%
High level of attainment: 25%
Average progress: 0.8
Average scaled score: 104


Expected standard and above: 74%
High level of attainment: 23%
Average progress: 0.7


Expected standard and above: 75%
High level of attainment: 22%
Average progress: 0.8
Average scaled score: 104

Performance Tables

The Performance Tables give information on the achievements of pupils in primary, secondary and 16-18 provision in schools and colleges, and how they compare with other schools and colleges in the Local Authority (LA) area and in England as a whole.

Information can be found in the School Performance Tables published on the Department for Education’s website.


Find out more about the curriculum our school follows in each academic year for every subject.

The name of the phonics or reading schemes we using in KS1 is Jolly Phonics.

This is the link for the Accelerated Reader Program Renaissance Learning, Inc.

Behaviour Policy

It is the aim of our school that every member of the school community feels valued and respected so that they are able to learn and fulfil their potential. Each person is treated fairly within our caring community, whose values are built on mutual trust and empathy. This behaviour policy is designed to support the way in which all members of the school community can live and learn together collaboratively, in an environment where everyone feels happy, safe and secure.

In accordance with section 89 of the Education and Inspections Act 2006,
please view our Behaviour Policy.

Please take a look at our
Behaviour Policy Flow Chart.

Pupil Premium

The Pupil Premium Grant is finding provided to schools which is additional to main school funding. It is allocated according to the number of pupils on-roll who are eligible for free school meals (FSM), pupils who have been looked after continuously for more than six months or who have been adopted from care under the Adoption and Children Act 2002 or who have left care under a Special Guardianship or Residence Order, and a smaller amount is allocated for pupils of service families. More information about how The Pupil Premium Grant has been spent can be found by clicking here.