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

Newsletter – 18.10.19

Dear Families, What a brilliant end to our first half term! On Tuesday, the children took part in Three Hares themed workshops run by MED, a local theatre company. It was highly energetic and educational. Children (and staff) learnt new vocabulary to use in their...

Newsletter – 11th October 2019

Dear Families,   Harvest We had a lovely service up at the Church on Wednesday. Well done to Charlie and Lily for reading and to everyone for joining in the songs and prayers. Thank you for the very kind donations of food for the Okehampton foodbank. As Rev Paul...

Newsletter – 4th October 2019

Dear Families,   Another exciting week here at Chagford Primary! Beech and Yew classes went on a walk around Chagford spotting hares, we had a visit by a biblical sower (he’s just outside the office if you haven’t met him) and Year 6 went on a river walk....

A message from our Executive Headteacher

27.9.19 Dear Parents, As we near the end of September, completing the first month of our school year, I am delighted to see our Three Hares Primaries in full flow with our children engaged in active learning about their schools and the communities surrounding them. I...

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!