Covid 19 Update

The health and safety of our school community is of utmost importance and the school is taking every precaution to protect our students, staff and the wider community from the spread of the Coronavirus.

In line with Government guidance, Clayesmore and Clayesmore Prep are now closed to all but a few children of Key Workers. During the rest of term the majority of our students and teachers will be participating in online learning. Most staff are working from home. Please do not call the school if possible, instead please email us and we will respond as soon as possible. Contact email details can be found here.

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Virtual Art Exhibition

View the beautiful work of our Year 11 and Year 13 art and photography students via our virtual art gallery.


Anne Beeby RIP

It is with great sadness that we announce that Anne Beeby has passed away.


Mambo No. 5

Pupils and staff from the Prep School and Senior School joined forces to perform a fabulous version of Mambo No. 5.


Reflecting: Black Lives Matter

Clayesmore Chaplain, Andrew West, reflects on the ‘Black Lives Matter’ movement and how pupils may approach their response to this global demonstration against racism.


On Cloud Wine!

OC Joe Fear and his family, venture into the wine making business right here in North Dorset.


James Seddon RIP

It is with great sadness that we announce that James Seddon, Old Clayesmorian and Former Prep School Headmaster, died on Saturday 16th May 2020.