The Village Academy

The Village Academy is a group of town, city and village schools that have joined together to provide the very best education for the children in our care and where we believe that education is very much a matter of the individual.

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Headteacher's Welcome

On behalf of the pupils, staff and governors I would like to welcome you to our school.

Dymchurch Primary School is a hard-working and fun school community which has every child's development at its heart. We are proud to be part of The Village Academy, a group of six schools under the leadership and guidance of Interim Chief Executive Officer; Mr David Whitehead.

As the Executive Headteacher of the school, I am in charge of the day-to-day running of the school, with the support of Miss Chellen, the Deputy Headteacher and our dedicated staff. We have around 190 children on roll, divided into 7 classes. We are a busy, friendly school, with lots going on.

We are committed to providing a safe, secure and stimulating learning environment where each one of our pupils can achieve their potential and flourish academically and socially. We have high expectations of all our pupils and endeavour to nurture their self-confidence and self-esteem so that they can develop to their full potential. 

This website aims to give you a taster of the school, as well as providing regular updated information for both parents and pupils.

Our Vision and Values

Respect, Learn, Believe and Achieve

Our school values of Respect, Learn, Believe and Achieve are simple, yet essential for success, both in school and in life.  These qualities will stay with our children a lifetime, and will provide the mind-set they need to succeed in all they do.

As our children embark on their journey of discovery and development, our school and the community around it needs to play its part. We will work with you to ensure that during their time with us they become curious, confident learners, show respect for each other and those around them, and keep themselves and others safe. Ultimately we aim that they become ambitious in their thinking and their dreams for the future.

Developing our School

Please find the link below to tell you how we are working to improve our school this year.

School Improvement Plan 2018-2019

We hope that you will continue to explore our website and find what you are looking for. Please feel free to contact us with any queries you may have and thank you for visiting our website.  

Babiche Deysel | Executive Headteacher

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