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Denbury Primary

Primary School

Our School History

Denbury Primary School is a small village school in the heart of the country just 3 miles from the market town of Newton Abbot. The original school was built in 1875 and although extended three times since, it still retains its village school ethos. The school is large enough to offer a broad and balanced curriculum whilst being small enough for everyone to be known.

Our school is always evolving and improving: parents, governors, staff and children share in our vision for the future. We have an excellent reputation and we are justifiably proud of what we have achieved here. We hope that this is apparent when you visit our school, or when you talk to our children and their parents. We hope that you will soon feel a part of our community.


School Vision and Values

Our school is a safe, happy and welcoming place for all where teachers, pupils and governors work together to make learning challenging and fun.  We support each other to stay positive and always work hard to do our best at work, sport and play.

At Denbury Primary School we care for our environment and we enjoy learning through working with other schools.  We value everyone's ideas and opinions and treat everyone with kindness and respect.

Our school values are:








At Denbury Primary School we are committed to ensuring equality of education and opportunity for all pupils, staff, parents and carers, irrespective of race, gender, disability, belief, religion or socio-economic background.  In order to further support pupils, raise standards and ensure inclusive teaching, we have set ourselves the following objectives: 

  • Objective 1: To continually consider how well the school ensures equality of opportunities for all its pupils;
  • Objective 2:  To tackle prejudice and promote understanding in relation to people with disabilities. 

At Denbury Primary School we are committed to providing equality of opportunity for all pupils and staff and to providing an environment which is free from discrimination, prejudice and harassment. We encourage respect and consideration for others, and recognise and value the school as a safe place for learning. The staff at Denbury recognise that inequalities exist in all levels of society and believe that, as educators, we have a crucial role to play in eliminating racism, sexism and all forms of discrimination. We can promote equality by dealing with bullying, racial abuse and sexism immediately and by educating the young people in our care without prejudice.