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Salisbury Cathedral School

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Salisbury Cathedral School

Address: 1 The Close, Salisbury, SP1 2EQ
Founded: 1091
Number of pupils: 225
Ages: 3-13
Fees: (termly) from £3,075 to £5,540. Boarding supplement, £2,600
Head Teacher: Clive Marriott, MA, BEd (Hons)
Religious Affiliation: Church of England
Entrance Procedure: Non-selective
Contact: Jojo Orange; 01722 555300
Email: [email protected]
School Visit: We host three open days each year and welcome visitors with a prior appointment

The Curriculum

Through our wide-ranging and creative curriculum, we aim to give children opportunity to discover themselves and develop a life-long love of learning.

Games and the Arts

Music, arts and sport are about enjoyment, participation and progress. About 90% of our pupils play an instrument and 45% play two. We regularly win art and DT scholarships and receive our fair share of the laurels in sports.

Pastoral Care

High quality pastoral care is a priority at Salisbury Cathedral School and we take a multi-faceted approach. We proactively promote a continued sense of school community to bolster everyone’s mental health. Regular form times are an open environment for children to raise any practical or emotional issues they face. Year group and whole school assemblies address pastoral themes and often feature our school chaplain to lead thought and prayer.

Recent Scholarships

On average, 80% of our pupils achieve scholarships to their chosen senior schools each year. 

Head Teacher’s Philosophy

Here at Salisbury Cathedral School, we are dedicated to the happiness and enrichment of every child in our care. We focus on building confidence, without arrogance, by celebrating each pupil’s individual talents and ensuring they know their own importance within our community. We hold your child in our hearts. 

Outstanding Characteristics

Housed in a Bishop’s Palace with a 900-year educational history. An incomparable 27-acre setting beneath the famous spire of Salisbury Cathedral. Exceptional music at every level of the school. Impressive academics taught by specialist staff. Extensive outdoor learning opportunities. A welcoming school community inspired by our Head Master’s caring ethos.

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