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

Isabel Robson

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Vision Statement

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


Our next inset day is on:
Tuesday 23rd April 2019

Term Dates 2018 - 19

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School Aims

Herons Dale School aims to provide -

Happy days filled with learning

Experiences which develop a fit and healthy lifestyle

Relevant, broad, balanced, creative and inclusive curriculums

Opportunites to be part of the community

Nurturing relationships

Stimulating learning environments where pupils feel safe and secure

Diverse and personalised approaches to learning

All-encompassing communication

Life skills development

Encouragement and support to have respect, confidence and resillience

Our School Values


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