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 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

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 insects. Click on the Classes tab above to read our Class blogs and find out what each class has been up to recently!

Newsletter 22.06.18

Dear Parent/ Carer, Further to the announcement at the beginning of this term that an Executive Headteacher overseeing Chagford C E, South Tawton and North Tawton Primary Schools would be recruited to commence in September 2019, I am writing to confirm that I will...
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Big Robins – Week 3 – Sports and more sports!

This week has been dedicated mostly to sport of one kind or another! At the beginning the week we practised our techniques and stamina in preparation for sports day - high jump, egg and sppon, sack race ... Don't forget Sports Day is next Tuesday at the cricket...
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Newsletter 15.6.18

Dear Parents and Friends I realise that many of you are anxious to know what the class structure will look like in September for your children and who will be teaching and supporting in their class. This will be announced next week as we are finalising the details...
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Traffic News

Dear Parents, Please note that starting this Thursday, 14th June, South West Water’s contractor (Kier Utilities Division) will be installing the new water main for the new school. This will involve a small excavation adjacent the new main pedestrian entrance but will...
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Mrs Liz Wiseman, Headteacher