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 is January 15th 2018. You must apply for a place, even if you already attend Chagford School Little Robins Class. For more information, visit our Admissions page http://chagford-primaryschool.org/admissions/ or contact our friendly office on 01647 432412 to arrange a visit. We look forward to welcoming you to our school!

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

Newsletter 17th November

Dear Parents and Friends As you can see the progress on our new building has been significant this week with the steel frame almost complete and the first floor being erected as we speak. Most of the work on the playground has been managed through this week however...
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Open Week 27 Nov to 1 Dec

Are you thinking about nursery or primary school places from September 2018? Moving to Chagford? Join us during our Open Week from: Monday 27th November to Friday 1st December 9.30am – 12pm & 1.30pm-3pm Chagford Primary is a school community that you really do...
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Children in Need on Friday! Pyjamas please!

Don't forget! It's Children in Need day on Friday, and in return for a minimum £1 donation, we are inviting pupils (and staff!) to come to school in pyjamas or spotty clothes. You may bring your teddy too!  
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Newsletter 10th November

News from the Headteacher Dear Parents, Yesterday our football and Netball teams travelled to Hatherleigh Primary School. Here are the results of the games told by players. The Chagford netball team played against Hatherleigh School. The A team won 4 – 2, and there...
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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.

As part of the Dartmoor Cooperative Learning Trust, we also support the Cooperative Trust values of self-help, self-responsibility, democracy, equality, equity and community solidarity. To read more about our Cooperative Trust 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