About Us

Our Vision and Values

Dishforth Church of England Primary School Mission Statement

“the roots to grow and the wings to fly”

We seek to enable all children and adults at this school to be ‘rooted and grounded in Love’
(Ephesians 3:17*) so that they might grow to the fullness of their potential having ‘The Roots to
Grow and The Wings to Fly’, and living lives of trust, compassion, respect and perseverance.

We encourage the children to develop a sense of respect, tolerance and self-confidence whilst supporting the children to achieve their potential and inspire a life-long passion for learning.

As a church school at the heart of our local community, Christian values underpin our work with the values of respect, trust, compassion and perseverance fundamental to our relationships and our commitment to ensure equality for all pupils.

We are a welcoming, friendly and caring inclusive school, committed to working in partnership with parents, governors and the Church.


Our Aims

  • To be an inclusive school in which all learners are given equality of opportunity and treated fairly.
  • To provide academic excellence by providing teaching and learning of the highest quality and by promoting the moral, cultural, spiritual, social and physical development of our pupils.
  • To provide a rich and varied curriculum, in line with national requirements, that ensures that all children are challenged to achieve their best, have high aspirations and become confident, independent learners in exciting and well- managed classrooms.
  • To promote and nurture Christian and family values within a happy environment where everyone feels valued and secure.
  • In developing Christian values, we will aim for all children to have respect and understanding for different cultures and religions and an increased knowledge of the global community.
  • To provide a happy, welcoming, safe and stimulating environment which promotes curiosity, creativity, enjoyment and interest in all aspects of learning.
  • To develop flourishing school, home, church and community links.

Our Values

Our Legacy

After being at our school, children will be:

  • Confident
  • Happy
  • Inquisitive
  • Leaders
  • Determined