Welcome

Welcome to Hartington C of E Primary School.  Thank you for visiting our website which is constantly being up-dated to keep you informed of current events.

Our Motto is ‘Education at the Heart of the Community’, in which we fully believe, with our children taking part and leading many social events both in school and the community.

Our school is located in the rural village of Hartington in the Peak District National Park, Derbyshire. We have close links with the Diocese, local primary and church schools.  We also have links  to Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School in Ashbourne through our sports provision, and this is where many of our pupils transfer to, at the end of Key Stage 2. Another link we are developing is with a small school in Uganda through our personal relationship with the present captain of the Ugandan Netball team  Peace Proscovia.

We regard each child as unique, with individual needs. Our enthusiastic and highly motivated team are committed to giving each child the highest standard of care, guidance and support which is delivered with the Christian Vision at its heart. We offer skilled teaching and a stimulating and creative curriculum with high expectations, including the social, moral, spiritual and cultural well being of the whole child. We aim to help children develop a sense of self worth and confidence, whilst being self critical and taking increasing responsibility for their own learning and leading them on the journey to becoming a valued member of an ever changing multicultural society.

We hope our website will help give you a flavour of the life and work of the school, and of the caring and welcoming atmosphere you will find here.

If you would like any further information or you have any questions you need answering please don’t hesitate to contact us by e-mail or telephone. Visits are always welcome.

Visits from prospective families are encouraged  and we look forward to hearing from you.

Vision Statement

“Caring & sharing as part of God’s family”

Providing a school community where we strive to achieve our full potential in a safe, nurturing environment with Christian values at our heart. 

 “Loving our neighbour as we love ourselves” – Luke 10:27

Mission Statement:

Here at Hartington School we regard each child as unique, with individual needs. We are committed to providing each child with the highest standard of care, guidance and support through our Christian values of friendship, compassion, endurance, service, love and respect. We aim to help children develop a sense of self-worth and confidence, taking increasing responsibility for their own learning whilst striving to become more resilient.

Our School Aims:

  • To provide a welcoming, safe and caring environment where everyone is respected and listened to.
  • To engender a love of learning with high quality teaching through a creative and inspiring curriculum.
  • To offer a fully inclusive environment, enabling every child to reach their full potential.
  • For our schools Christian values to underpin all aspects of our school life.
  • To provide opportunities to explore British Values, other faiths and cultures.
  • To lead by example, demonstrating a Christian ethos within the community.

Our Christian Values are:

  • Friendship, Compassion, Endurance, Generosity, Love and Respect.

The whole school community striving to follow the lesson Jesus taught us through the story of the Good Samaritan.

Through our Christian Values we aim:

  • To show friendship towards others.
  • To demonstrate love, respect and understanding for God’s world.
  • To be at the heart of our village community.
  • To nurture children’s understanding of the diversity within our community and the world.
  • To become outstanding citizens who put others before ourselves.

Hartington C of E  Primary School encourages everyone to excel by:

  • Striving for the highest possible standards of achievement and behaviour in a safe, stimulating environment, where the Christian values are embedded within the school’s daily life.

  • Valuing independence, developing a deeper level of learning and providing a thought provoking curriculum which supports our children in becoming participating citizens of the future.

  • Striving to be a centre for truly excellent teaching, where experienced  leadership is extended to professionals in other schools and where the staff are committed to their own learning journey and the sharing of quality practice.

Hartington C of E Primary enables everyone to be proud of their achievements by:

  • Encouraging everyone to do their very best and giving the children confidence to raise spiritual questions and give their own opinions, knowing they are within a supportive, loving environment.

  • Developing a love of learning inspired through dedicated and inspirational  teaching.

  • Developing and Building on children’s individual strengths and talents.

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Hartington C of E Primary School is of great value to the area it serves.  Not only does the School work hard to get the best results for its pupils but I also value the positive contribution the school continues to make to the Hartington community.

Rt Hon Patrick McLoughlin MP for the Derbyshire Dales.
Hartington C of E Primary School is such a happy place! Learning in that atmosphere can be nothing but a pleasure, not a penance.
Secretary of Hartington Parochial Church Council – Bel Kerr.
I feel very privileged and happy when I go to the community lunches at Hartington C of E Primary School. I can not speak highly enough of all of the staff and children for the warm welcome they give to us and the care they take of us. It is a wonderful community within a larger community and long may it continue to be so.
Hartington resident – Margaret Partridge.

Lea Green 2019

Our annual trip to Lea Green on 18/19th July got off to a great start as the sun was shinning as we sped on our merry way to Lea. The children and staff were all so excited and couldn’t wait to take on the challenges that lay ahead! Unfortunately the weather broke on the second …

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Bright Futures

On Tuesday 16th July the children participated in the programming and building of robots. This enrichment activity was designed to support the children working collaboratively in team building exercises to solve problems the facilitator from Bright Futures presented them with.  The children had a great time and said what a supper way it was to …

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May Pole in July!

The final Community Lunch for the school year was held on Friday 12th July. This was preceded by Collective Worship at St Giles Church with a theme of ‘Endings’. The Worship was thoroughly enjoyed by all the congregation despite it being the final Church Worship for the year six pupils.  Following the lunch cooked by …

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Moving on

The year 6 pupils received their SAT’s results and were both delighted with the outcome. A small celebration was undertaken by the entire school who wholeheartedly commended their performance. This was followed by a ‘Memories Assembly’ where members of the year six families were invited to listen to the pupil and staff’s memories of them. …

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Cheerfest

Biggin and Hartington KS2 children joined together in Biggin Village Hall on Monday June 17th for a session of “Cheerfest” delivered by Megan Hambly a dance teacher from QEGS. The brightly coloured Tinsel Pom-Poms were distributed , the children standing in rows were eagerly anticipating the start of the session. The sequence of movements were …

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AAA – ‘Silver Sports’

Back in my day! – Hartington School is one of ten schools nationally taking part in a unique intergenerational sport project.  We have been chosen to participate in the pilot Youth Sports Trust (YST) ‘Active Across Ages (AAA),’ Project. School pupils in Hartington are joining forces with elderly local residents to help boost physical, mental and …

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