About our School

British Values

Promoting Fundamental British Values. In accordance with Department for Education we aim to actively promote British values in schools to ensure young people leave school prepared for life in modern Britain. Pupils are encouraged to regard people of all faiths, races and cultures with respect and tolerance and understand that while different people may hold...

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Our Vision & Aims

Inspired to learn, motivated to achieve Mission: Ensuring every child achieves Vision: To create a school that unlocks the potential of every child   At Great Dunham Primary School we are committed to: Putting children at the heart of everything we do Creating memorable moments for all our children Having a culture where a growth...

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Assessment and Data at Great Dunham

At Great Dunham we believe that assessment is integral to high quality teaching and learning. It helps us to ensure that our teaching is appropriate and that learners are making expected progress. Assessment serves many purposes, but the main purpose of assessment in our school is to help teachers, parents/carers and pupils plan their next...

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Classes at Great Dunham

Classes at Great Dunham We currently have 73 children on roll, taught in three classes. Reception, Year 1 & Year 2: Oulton Year 3 & Year 4: Ranworth Year 5 & Year 6: Foundation Stage Reception~ aged 4-5 Key Stage 1 Year 1~ aged 5-6 Year 2~ aged 6-7 Key Stage 2 Year 3~ aged

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In the Community

We are fortunate to be located next to St Andrews Church and use it for our daily assembly as well as other special events throughout the year, so far these have included the Harvest Festival, Remembrance Service and Christingle. Revd. Miriam joins us regularly at these services. We are part of the Litcham Learning Cluster and work with...

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Equality

Following an audit by Equality Act Audits  the following main priorities were highlighted   The main priorities in the school’s plan  Increasing the extent to which disable pupils can participate in the school curriculumTraining for teachers and support staff and differentiating the curriculum.  All out of school activities are planned and risk assessed to ensure...

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Policies

Behaviour Policy 2019 Health-Safety-Policy Educational-Visits-Policy Data-Protection-Policy Complaints-Policy Charging-remissions-policy Sun-Safety-Policy Guidance-Parents-Carers-use-of-photography-and-filming-at-school-events-update-Feb-2016-1 Home-School-Agreement Safeguarding including Child Protection-Sept 2019 Staff-Code-of-Conduct Primary-Attendance-Policy Anti-Bullying Policy

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Prospectus

A copy of our current Prospectus is available below. Prospectus 2018-19

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Governors

Welcome to Our Governing Body Great Dunham Primary School is renowned for its happy and successful teaching environment, where every child is encouraged to develop their own special talent. Our dedicated teachers will provide the children with the very best start in education, and prepare them for a life of learning. The governors support the...

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Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)

Educational inclusion is about equal opportunities for all pupils whatever their age, gender, ethnicity, attainment or background. We pay particular attention to the achievement and progress of different groups of children in the school. As an inclusive school we believe that the teaching and learning, achievements, attitude and well-being of every individual matters. This does...

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SEN Information Report

For the Local Authority SEND offer, please follow this link: http://www.norfolk.gov.uk/SEN School SEN Information Report 2019-2020 Introduction Welcome to our SEN information report which is part of the Norfolk Local Offer for learners with Special Educational Needs (SEN). In accordance with the new SEN Code of Practice (2014) relating to Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND),...

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Safeguarding

Great Dunham Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all its pupils. We recognise that some children may be especially vulnerable to abuse and that children who are abused or neglected may find it difficult to develop a sense of self worth, to view the world in a positive way or...

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Great Dunham Football Club

Great Dunham FC - March 2019 Great Dunham Primary School are currently play football in a league set up  by Inspire Sports.  Other teams in the league include Litcham Primary School, Castle Acre Primary and Sporle Primary School.  Mr Whitty and Mrs Mummery hold football training sessions weekly after school. Match report 16th May 2019...

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