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Chestnut & Rowan went Kayaking

On Friday Chestnut & Rowan visited Sandsfoot beach in Weymouth for a kayaking session run by Weymouth Outdoor Education Centre . Most of the students had either never kayaked or only done it once before. After helmets and life jackets were on the first group set...

Drama day at the Marine Theatre

As part of Arts Week, the drama group went to the Marine Theatre in Lyme Regis to take part in a workshop with year 10 students from Woodroffe School. It was an amazing morning playing drama games and acting out the story 'Get off my train.' The day was really...

Whole School Arts Week

We have had a fantastic arts week at Mountjoy!  All of the students (and staff) have had a brilliant time making pieces of art from their Chihuly magic boxes, painting pebbles, for a whole school installation, painting canvases (available to buy for a suggested...

Mountjoy Breakfast Club has a special visitor

Following a presentation on the Mountjoy Belonging Breakfast Club to organisations in West Dorset, we were asked if Chief Superintendent Stewart Dipple could visit. He came with lots of uniform that our pupils enjoyed dressing up in, and then he had fun playing with...

Glitz & Glamour 2024 Prom!

What an amazing Prom we had last week.  The Key Stage 4, 5 and 6 form students came back into school for their Glitz & Glamour Prom.  Students arrived in a variety of ways from a tractor, motorbike, convertible cars to hoverboard!  Students had selected their own...

Leavers Assembly and BBQ

On Thursday of last week we had our annual leavers assembly where we waved off seven students . All were given a prom photo from the night before and sung out to "So Strong by the whole school" . We wish each and every leaver the best of luck in which ever path they...

M&M Theatrical Productions performing Oliver Twist

M&M Theatrical Productions put on an amazing performance of Oliver Twist in our school hall on Friday . We were transported to Victorian London and were immersed in the Classic Charles Dickens story, with amazing songs and set designs to keep us all enthralled....

The last College visit for Ash class this academic year was at SWRAC near Dorchester.  A small friendly college set in the Dorset countryside with lovely staff and students who spent the day with us telling us about their college and experiences. SWRAC have a range of...

Pride Month at Mountjoy

On Friday 21st June we celebrated Pride Month at Mountjoy.  Pride month is about acceptance, equality, and celebration and raising awareness of issues affecting the LGBTQIA+ community.  We have our own group the ' Sun and Moon Group' who wanted a day of colour so...

Masonic Fishing Trip

A small group of students were treated exceptionally well at Higher Kingcombe Fishing lakes today.  The Masonic Fishing Charity supported and entertained them all day.  Every student caught at least one fish.  Some were big and some were tiny.  It didn't matter...