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On the 1st April 2023 St Nicholas CE Primary School became an academy and joined the Sherborne Area Schools' Trust (SAST).

SAST is a strong and ambitious Trust of both primary and secondary schools, which seeks to ensure an excellent and sustainable 0-19 education for children across Dorset and South Somerset.

SAST has 18 schools, with over 5,700 students, and more than 850 staff.   There is real strength in coming together, with a collective responsibility for all of the children's development and progress between 0 - 19 years.

To find out more about SAST please visit the website:

Contact SAST:

Tel: 01935 811066

SAST, St Aldhelm's House, Bristol Road, Sherborne, Dorset DT9 4EQ