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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

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


A Head took a stroll through the deep dark Chagford. An inspector saw the Head, and the Head looked good "Where are you going to, little brown Head? Come and discuss data in my office instead.” "It's terribly kind of you, OFSTED, but no thank you – I'm going to have...

Newsletter 19.07.19

Dear Parents and Friends This will be my last newsletter as Head of this wonderful school and I would like to thank you all for a fantastic first year in our new school building. I cannot quite believe that we are at the end of this year and the last few months in...

Oak Class – trip to the park

Tomorrow, Wednesday 17th July, Oak class are going to the park for part of the morning.  Please can the children come to school wearing sun cream, have a hat and a drinks bottle/snack to take to the park.  They do not need to bring any money and we will be back by...

Newsletter 12.07.19

Dear Parents and Friends This week, we as a school welcomed Miss Penny as the new Head of School, Miss Green Year 1/2 teacher and Miss Ovens Year 4/5 teacher for September and all the children had their moving on morning on Wednesday to begin to get to know their new...

As part of the Dartmoor Multi Academy Trust, 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 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