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Welcome to Sunninghill Prep School

Located at the heart of the county town of Dorchester, we are passionate about ensuring that all our pupils are both nurtured and challenged so they have the skills and ambition to be the very best version of themselves.

Have a look around our website and when you’re ready, come and visit us. Only when you meet our inspirational staff, fantastic pupils and experience our unique setting, will you have a real feel for what makes our school so special.

Head’s Welcome

A warm welcome to our special school

Our School

Find out more about our wonderful school

Relocating to Dorset?

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Sunninghill Prospectus

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Independent Schools Inspectorate Report 2023

“Pupils demonstrate high levels of self-confidence, self-esteem, self-awareness and perseverance. Pupils' communication skills are excellent and applied confidently across the curriculum and beyond.”

Independent Schools InspectorateMarch 2023
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