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We attended a Friday morning assembly in the cathedral, complete with Canon Ed giving the address, readings by pupils, rousing hymns and a young boy invited to light a candle for advent. ‘Even if you have no religion you can’t resist this,’ whispered a parent. We met loads of pupils as they filed in and they were charming, polite, smiley and fun. A group of boy choristers arrived in their distinctive long black cloaks and a year 7 girl sweetly told us that her mother had chosen the school after reading The Good Schools Guide. ‘So, thank you,’ she smiled... 

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What the school says...

Salisbury Cathedral School offers 'all round inspiration' to happy, confident children. It is not only home to the Cathedral choirs but to many children with a huge range of interests and talents in other areas.

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Choir school - substantial scholarships and bursaries usually available for choristers.

What The Good Schools Guide says

Head Master

Since 2013, Clive Marriott MA BEd. He grew up in mid-Devon; ‘my mum worked in a care home and my dad worked in an agricultural mill and I’m very proud of that,’ he says. His days at Hayward’s Primary in Crediton were ‘magical’ but he didn’t enjoy his secondary school years. ‘I’m a sensitive soul,’ he says, ‘but my experience at school drove me to be the person I am today.’ A passionate educationalist, he always wanted to teach primary school children – ‘I see in them a vision for the future,’ he says. After a BEd at King Alfred’s College in Winchester he taught at Landscore Primary School in Devon for eight years and did a lot of community outreach work. He then spent 14 years as deputy head of St Paul’s...

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