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Head Teacher's Welcome

Welcome to Dalestorth Primary and Nursery School.


Welcome to our website. I hope it gives you a flavour of our school and what an amazing place it is for our children to learn and develop over time. We are really excited to welcome new children into school and it has been amazing seeing them come in for their first few days and start to get used to learning with us. 


Hopefully you will have had all the information you need to help you support your child with their return to school. We are currently moving to using Class Dojo as our main way of getting messages to you quickly rather than sending texts. We use this already to help us encourage and reward the good behaviour choices made by our children and thought that messaging using the system was a good way to move looking forward.


You will start to receive more regular information about your child's learning in school. Our Learning Zone newsletter will come out each half term alongside our knowledge organisers to let you know what your child will be learning and how you help them remember more over time. Please let us know what you think of this through the office email. 


Dalestorth is a fantastic place to work and learn. We want all of our children to achieve their potential academically. More importantly for us, we aim to put their social and emotional needs at the centre of what we do. We have built a good pastoral system in school which we are keen to use to support any child we have concerns about. Please let us know if you feel your child needs any extra support. 


Our website aims to give an insight into life at our school and we hope you will find it useful. The school is a busy, happy place where the successes of all of our children are celebrated. We have high expectations of our pupils and high hopes for their futures. They are well behaved and like to engage in the many opportunities on offer. With such a positive attitude and great behaviour, their achievements are numerous and potential for lifelong learning, excellent.


Our website is no substitute for seeing the school in action and we encourage you to come and visit and see our school for yourself; you would be most welcome.  If you have any queries relating to the school, or require a paper copy of any information published on this website, please do not hesitate to contact me, our Assistant Head Teachers Mrs Claxton and Mrs Curran or our office team.


Craig Robertson

Head Teacher