Back to School with Wessex FM


Stiff new shirts and shiny black shoes - it's that time of year again when school bags and a colourful selection of highlighters are purchased.


Whether your child is starting school for the first time, heading to secondary school or flying the nest to university, it can be nerve-wracking.

Wessex FM has a guide to get you through the first few weeks...



Win a Leapfrog Leapstart system

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For thousands of parents across Dorset, it’s the final countdown to their child’s first day of school, so LeapFrog is helping parents get both themselves and their kids ready for the classroom with the help of its interactive learning system, LeapStart.

We've got a Leapstart interactive learning system to give away!

This is specifically for children going to first school or primary school for the very first time!  Just fill in the form below and we'll wish your youngsters good luck on their first day, and enter them for the prize!

The competition closes at the end of Tuesday 5th September.