Welcome to Deansfield

Deansfield Primary School is a values based learning community, committed to the education of the whole child. We are always seeking new and creative ways of engaging children in learning experiences that motivate and entice them to deepen their understanding and develop a life long love of learning. We provide a broad and balanced curriculum with music playing a very special role in the life of everyone at the school. We strive to achieve high academic standards for all children and believe this is best achieved through teaching that is engaging, innovative and personalised to children’s needs.

We are committed to children valuing learning both in and out of school, providing an extensive annual programme of educational visits and residential school journeys. We also have a trained Forest School leader who supports children from Nursery to Year 2 in learning in a woodland setting on a weekly basis.

We are working hard to develop outdoor areas in school and providing some areas for growing produce. We have an Eco Council who will be working on developing a more sustainable and Eco friendly environment. To date we have achieved the Bronze Eco School award and are aiming to eventually achieve the Green Flag.

We have a very close relationship with our community and always listen to the views and desires of children and parents so that we can keep improving and enhancing all that we do. We have a café for parents to use at the beginning and end of the day and also hold monthly coffee mornings so that parents can explore ideas with the Headteacher. We survey parents twice a year to gain their views and ideas for developments and consult with pupils regularly to ensure they have a central voice in school self-evaluation.

We are part of an innovative and forward-thinking group of schools comprising of Alderwood, Deansfield, Halstow, Horn Park, South Rise, Willow Dene and Wingfield.  In July 2017, we converted to multi-academy trust status, further strengthening and securing our unique partnership. The Partnership offers immense opportunities to develop the quality of provision, sharing of good practice and professional growth.