The Priory School

Location: West Bank, Dorking, Surrey, RH4 3DG
Headteacher: Andre Sohatski
Number on roll: 900

Mission Statement/ Motto: FIDE ET LABORE CONFICERE (By faith and hard work to achievement)
The Priory school has a very positive ethos which encourages all students to feel confident and enjoy their learning. The school has strong strengths; students who are motivated and successful. A highly professional and enthusiastic staff and good partnerships with our parents. The school aims to provide a vibrant educational environment which encourages students to become confident, competent, self-reliant and happy members of society, fully prepared for adult life and the world of work with:-

• High Standards
• High expectations

As a Church School we also value:-

• Equality
• Honesty

• Pursuit of excellence
• Desire to achieve their best


• Humility
• Generosity

We aim to provide the highest quality teaching and therefore expect the highest standards of work and behaviour.

• Well-equipped classrooms
• Main Hall
• Dining hall and canteen
• ICT Suites
• Swimming Centre
• Religious Education Centre
• Sports dome
• Music Centre including practice rooms


• Large sports field
• Dance Studio
• DT Rooms
• Humanities Centre
• Textiles room
• Library
• Food Technology classroom.
• Dedicated sixth form block

Extra-Curricular activities are a strength of the school, they provide opportunities to enrich and enhance learning in the classroom.

Characteristic Features of The Priory C of E School - The Priory School is a thriving, popular and growing 11-19 Church of England comprehensive school. The school enjoys a unique family atmosphere and benefits from an extremely positive learning environment, based on Christian values. The school is located in an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

An Ofsted inspection in November 2014, rated the school Good, and a recent SIAMS Inspection graded the school Outstanding.

The school runs a very successful Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme.

For further information about The Priory CofE School please visit our website