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Nestled in the heart of Dartmoor National Park

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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 http://chagford-primaryschool.org/admissions/ 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

Newsletter 21st September 2018

Dear Parents and Friends Last Saturday we opened the doors of our new school to the wider community and we had almost 300 people wanting to see the new surroundings. The overall opinion was very positive and everyone seemed impressed with the amount of light and glass...
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Newsletter 14th September 2018

Dear Parents and Friends Firstly thank you for your support in making this first full week in our new building as smooth as possible. The children are really getting used to the new routines and their work is beginning to brighten up the walls and make it feel like...
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Newsletter 07.09.18

Dear Parents and Friends Welcome back after the summer holidays. I do hope that you all had a very relaxing time and have come back refreshed and ready to go. It has been an exciting week for the whole school community with our brand new school open for business and...
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Beech class 7.9.18

Welcome to school everyone - and a very big well done for such a happy and positive start in our new class! We are settling in quickly and are very pleased with our new classroom. It has been good to spend time with our friends again, working and playing happily...
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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

https://www.dartmoormat.org.uk/

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 Trees. 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