Nestled in the heart of Dartmoor National Park

Teaching new skills at forest school

Teamwork, sports and fun

Gentle inclusiveness at our Church of England school

Experiences to remember

A positive attitude to education

Welcome to Chagford Church of England Primary School and Preschool

Love Life, Love Learning

The deadline for Primary School Applications for pupils to start school in September 2018 has now passed. If you have not yet completed an application, you can still apply for a place through the In-Year application process. For more information, visit our Admissions page or contact our friendly office on 01647 432412.


Our vision at Chagford Church of England Primary School is to build a strong foundation for every child so that they are well prepared for their life ahead. We believe that every child needs to feel that they belong, that they matter, and that they are valued for their unique qualities. As we learn about who we are, our relationship to each other and to the wider world, we nurture strong values, underpinned by our Christian ethos, in order to bring about the best possible future for ourselves, our communities and future generations. At Chagford, our values inform our aims, and help us to be:

  • C onfident learners
  • H ealthy in body, mind and spirit
  • A ble to work well together, learn from, and support each other
  • G lobal citizens, making an active contribution to our communities
  • F ree to be ourselves and develop our unique skills and talents
  • pen minded and respectful of difference and diversity
  • R eflective and thoughtful
  • D etermined, resilient, and resourceful, with a positive mindset

Public Consultation regarding the Post Office

Dear Parents, Post Office Counters Ltd are holding a public consultation process regarding the proposal to move the Post Office service from the Jubilee Hall, to the new Spar shop, when it opens.  If you feel that relocating the Post Office to the Spar is essential...
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School re-opens Tuesday 20th March

Dear Parents, School WILL be open on Tuesday 20th March as normal. We look forward to seeing you all then. School Admin Team
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School Closure Monday 19th March

Dear Parents, Due to the existing snow and Met Office warnings, the school will be CLOSED on Monday 19th March. We expect to be back at school on Tuesday 20th. Please check the website for any changes to this. Enjoy the snow and take care.
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Big Robins – week 4 – Welcome to the Jungle!

Another week has flown by and it has been a very exciting one to boot! Jade continues with her music session on Tuesday which the children are really loving, so much so they are using the instruments when no one is looking!            ...
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As part of the Dartmoor MAT, our vision is to provide the highest possible quality of education for all local children, in order to ensure pupils from all backgrounds are able to succeed. To achieve this, the Dartmoor MAT is committed to have regard to the co-operative principles and values of self-help, self-responsibility, democracy, equality, equity and solidarity. In the tradition of their founders, co-operative members believe in the ethical values of honesty, openness, social responsibility, and caring for others.

DMAT Statement of Intent

DMAT Articles of Association

DMAT Scheme of Delegation

Our school values also promote the fundamental British values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty, and mutual respect and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs. To read more about British Values, please click here.

We hope you will find all the information you need about our school on our website, in our Prospectus which you can find under the ‘Info’ tab, and by reading our most recent Ofsted Report (February 2016), but we warmly welcome visitors to the school, as the best way to really appreciate our wonderful setting and happy and thriving community of learners is to visit. We look forward to meeting you!

Our Key Stage 1 and 2 classes this year are named after British insects. Click on the Classes tab above to read our Class blogs and find out what each class has been up to recently!

Mrs Liz Wiseman, Headteacher