Black Torrington Church of England Primary School is a small, village school dating back to 1894. We seek to help every child to achieve their full potential and to foster a respect for other people, their cultures and beliefs. Our philosophy is underpinned by our school motto “A small school with a big heart” as well as our Christian values: co-operation, respect, achievement, friendship and trust.Visit school website
Boasley Cross Primary School is a small, rural school built in 1874. The ethos of the school is very much a ‘family feel’ with close links to the local community and church. The school values of trust, achievement, friendship, co-operation and respect drive us in everything that we do. We provide an environment where children can flourish by feeling secure, valued and able to discover their talents and potential.Visit school website
Bradford Primary School is a small, rural school built in 1874. The ethos of the school is very much a ‘family feel’ with close links to the local community and church. The school values of trust, achievement, friendship, co-operation and respect drive us in everything that we do. We provide an environment where children can flourish by feeling secure, valued and able to discover their talents and potential.Visit school website
Bridgerule Church of England Primary is a village school that values developing children as independent and adaptable learners, as well as supporting their personal and social development. Our philosophy is underpinned by our Christian values: co-operation, respect, achievement, friendship and trust and our school motto ‘Every child matters to God and we all matter to each other’.Visit school website
Bridestowe Primary School is set in spacious grounds on the edge of Dartmoor National Park in the centre of the village and at the heart of the local community. Education has been provided on the site since the 1860s. The school has a track record of very high academic success and excellent progress for the children. With two tarmac playgrounds, a level playing field and an excellent adventure playground, we are well equipped for outdoor education. Through high expectations and the creation of positive learning environments, children develop the confidence to work co-operatively and cope with the challenges that life presents.Visit school website
Chagford Church of England Primary School and Nursery lies in the heart of Dartmoor. A school for everyone in our community, underpinned by our Christian ethos, our vision is to build a strong foundation for every child so that they enjoy learning and are well prepared for their life ahead. We believe that every child needs to know that they belong, that they matter, and that they are valued for their unique qualities.Visit school website
Exbourne C of E (VC) Primary School prides itself on its warm and welcoming atmosphere and its strong connections with the local community. The school has provided education for the local community for over 100 years and as a Church School, Christianity is promoted as a way to live our lives. Local ministers often lead worship and support the moral and spiritual development of the children. Learning is a partnership, and we aim from our first meeting, to establish good communication between home and school to make sure pupils achieve their full potential. The school has the highest expectations for each child and encourage them to achieve academically and to become active contributors to society. The school builds sound foundations for all pupils to gain success in their future as learning is a lifelong process.Visit school website
Highampton Primary School is a small village school that has served the community since 1910. The well- maintained and attractive Victorian building is set in spacious grounds with stunning views across Dartmoor. The school grounds and surrounding area are used to provide a range of outdoor learning experiences. The school has a family feel with close links with the community, the pre-school and the nearby church. The school prepares the children well for their future by providing a wide and rich curriculum within an ethos of care and respect for all.Visit school website
Lydford Primary School is a small, rural school, nestled in the heart of the village of Lydford on the edge of the Dartmoor National Park. Children receive high quality teaching and learning tailored to their individual needs by staff who truly care about their welfare, safety, progress and achievement. The school is frequently praised for its friendly, welcoming, family atmosphere. Lydford Primary School has the unique privilege to have a partnership with Lydford Gorge as part of The National Trust’s Guardianship Scheme. This includes monthly trips to the gorge by Class 2 and regular trips by Class 1. The school staff and stewards at the gorge work together to plan a range of activities for the children; including conservation work, art activities and geography fieldwork. When children move on from Lydford Primary School, they are often complimented on their independence, resilience and fantastic attitude to learning.Visit school website
Northlew & Ashbury Parochial C of E (VC) Primary School is a small, rural Church of England school established in 1866. Forgiveness, Peace, Trust, Friendship & Endurance are the school’s core values. This ethos encourages children to learn to value and respect others, both in the School and in the wider world, whilst developing spiritually, socially, physically, artistically and intellectually. Parents are encouraged to help in school and be actively involved in the education of their children. The school provides a happy, purposeful and wide-ranging balance of learning opportunities which support all aspects of child development.Visit school website
North Tawton Community Primary School and Nursery – North Tawton is a popular one form entry school situated in the heart of rural Devon. We pride ourselves on being a central part of the local community and benefit from a large school site. We have high expectations of all our pupils and this is encapsulated by our school motto; Aim, Aspire, Achieve.Visit school website
We are a busy but friendly schools situated on edge of Dartmoor We instil that a good attitude to learning starts with self-belief and self-esteem. This allows children to tackle any obstacles that may be ahead of them, both academically and emotionally. Together we strive towards success and aspiration that accumulates in a positive and rewarding learning experience and results in good achievement across the curriculum.Visit school website
South Tawton Primary School is a medium sized school with 204 pupils on roll and is in the heart of Dartmoor. The school is very much part of the local community and participates in many local events. In September 2016, we took the Little Beacons (the local Pre- School) into the Governance of the school and this has helped to develop those transition between school and pre-school arrangements into school with immense success.
The school has a strong community ethos and is proud of its sporting prowess: regularly participating in competitive sporting events held within the local area against other primary schools and providing a variety of extracurricular sports clubs across the normal school week.
We are a brand new school which opened in September 2018 for reception aged children. As each year passes, we will grow incrementally year on year until we eventually reach our capacity of 420 pupils. Our Nursery opened for children aged 2, 3 and 4 years in September 2019. We are an inclusive Church of England school and we specialise in offering opportunities for outdoor learning and education.Visit school website