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The school does not swirl around the choristers, the choristers are part of the swirl. When called upon to sing, gowned and ruffed, they form up two by two and enter under the auspices of the cathedral. On match days, so many teams do they field, it’s all hands to the pump. That’s the spirit. There’s a naturalness about the children here that gives the school a timeless feel. This is not a workplace school, it’s a fellowship school...

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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. Single. Raised and schooled in Crediton (Haywards and Queen Elizabeth’s), finished at Winchester (geography). Just the one string to his vocational bow from earliest consciousness: to be a primary teacher. After eight years in a state primary at Landscore, Crediton he was for 14 years deputy head at St Paul’s Cathedral School where he made a name for himself for, especially, pastoral care. Work-life balance seesaws between total immersion in school during term times and full-on recreation in his holidays at his home in Devon. Loves walking and sailing, French culture and cuisine and urban design. Keen musician, interests span church music and musical theatre.

First impression: tremendously nice. With him, children come first, they’re his primary avowed motivation. (Next in order of...

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