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School Vision

We aim for ‘Profound Personal Development’ for all our community. This aim is grounded in Christian faith and in the Church of England vision;

‘I came so that everyone would have life, and have it in its fullest.’ John 10:10

This verse is the root of everything at Dunham-on-Trent CofE Primary School. It underpins our vision, informs school development and shapes our curriculum.

To achieve our aim and ‘have life in its fullest’ we

Learn together; Achieve together

We work to the benefit of all, and expect the most from each other.

We aim to be a school where:

We develop individuals who are respectful, considerate and caring;

We aspire to be the best we can be;

We share a passion for learning;

We are independent resilient learners who embrace challenge


School Values

Our values contribute to both the vision and ethos of our school. Whilst these values are Christian in their origin, they are values that those of any faith or no faith can ascribe to. These values flow through all aspects of our school life, they help inform decisions and policies, shape our curriculum and equip our learners with values for life.

Our values are:


British Values

The 'fundamental British values' are:

  • democracy
  • the rule of law
  • individual liberty
  • mutual respect for and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs and for those without faith.