Welcome to Herons Dale Primary School, a very special school catering for children who have a wide range of learning difficulties. We aim to ensure that each and every child is happy and secure so that they can enjoy learning.

I am very proud of what we can offer at Herons Dale; we have a good range of facilities that help us to fully engage all our pupils in their learning and our children enjoy coming to school.

We strive to be flexible in our approach to ensure that we meet the needs of each child as each child is unique regardless of their age, ability or diagnosis.

All of our pupil's achievements are celebrated, no matter how small they are. Each step of learning is important to each child and their family.

I hope that this website answers any questions you may have about the school.

Trish Stepney - Headteacher

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Vision Statement

"Enabling, valuing and empowering all, in our positive, safe and happy school."


Our next inset day is on:
Monday 30th October 2017

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School Aims

Herons Dale School aims to provide its pupils with -

A stimulating learning environment where pupils feel safe and secure

A happy place to learn

A relevant, broad, balanced and inclusive curriculum

Opportunities to be creative, fit and healthy

Opportunities to be fully involved in a wide range of educational and community activities

The support to develop their own confidence, self-esteem and emotional resiliance so that they are prepared for Secondary School

The encouragement to develop respect for themselves, for each other, for their community and for the environment
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