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I'm sure you will have noticed that we are not looking our best at the moment. There is a lot of building work going on both inside and out, and lots of containers and fences around. From next Monday, 14th July, there will be no access to or through the hall as they remove the ceiling and tiles damaged by the fire.
We are excited about the end results - new roof, new heating, new library, new Spanish area and many more improvements. We have been promised that it will all be completed by September so when the children come back, it will be better than ever.
In the meantime, end of term achievers, Year 6 leavers assembly and leavers party will be in the sports hall and the end of year assembly will be outside - we hope!

100% Attendance celebrated with Councillor Pat Ferguson. See our weekly Attendance Update to find out which classes have the best school attendance. 


I am delighted to welcome you to our school website. We hope you find it useful, informative and interesting. The pupils, staff, governors and parents are rightly proud of the school and the exciting opportunities that we offer. Our school motto is ‘Children First’ and we place that at the heart of all the decisions we make.

Our aim is that, ‘By believing in ourselves and working together, we will strive to achieve our full potential in body, mind, heart and spirit.’ As you look around the site you will see examples of some of the activities that contribute to this. You will be able to find out about Lab_13, our In Harmony project, the Secret Garden, Spanish, ICT, sports activities, after school activities, visits & residentials, and much more.

Dovecote is at the heart of its community and we see your child’s education very much as a partnership. We want to involve families from before the start of nursery to the tearful farewell at the end of year 6 (and even then they come back!). We look forward to seeing you at parents’ meetings, assemblies, concerts, open days, school fairs, and many other events.

Either on the website, or in the pupil planners, we have tried to include all the practical information that you could want to know about our school. If you have a question that is not answered, please get in touch and we will get back to you.

Enjoy exploring the site and getting a flavour of all the great things that happen at Dovecote.



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