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Welcome to East Dene School!

At East Dene, we embrace a vibrant community where "We Can, We Will" is not just a motto but a way of life. Our primary focus is on nurturing young minds, and our commitment to this journey is built upon the strong foundations of love and respect.

At East Dene we provide a caring environment in which children are able to flourish academically, socially and emotionally, without hindrance. As a school, we are here to provide children with a stimulating and exciting education; one which sees children develop at their own pace, acquiring the necessary skills and knowledge to equip them for later life.

Our pupils are the heart and soul of our school. They bring with them unique talents, boundless enthusiasm, and an inspiring curiosity for learning. We believe in empowering them to become confident, compassionate, and resilient individuals, ready to face the challenges of today's world. We foster an inclusive environment where every child's voice is heard and valued.

At our school, we recognise that education extends far beyond the classroom. Our school is a community in every sense of the word, where parents, teachers, and pupils collaborate harmoniously. We promote a culture of mutual respect, kindness, and understanding, creating a supportive network that thrives on shared values.

Our educational journey is firmly rooted in love and respect. Love fuels our passion for teaching, and respect guides our interactions with one another. We instill these core values in our students, teaching them not only to excel academically but also to be compassionate and considerate members of society.

Our curriculum is designed to inspire young minds. We go beyond textbooks and worksheets, igniting a love for learning through creative exploration. Our dedicated teachers are passionate about their subjects and encourage critical thinking, creativity, and a thirst for knowledge. We believe that education should be a journey of discovery, and our curriculum reflects this belief.

At East Dene, we are more than just a school; we are a family united by a shared vision of nurturing exceptional individuals. Join us on this incredible journey of growth, learning, and discovery. Together, "We Can, We Will" make a positive impact on the world.

We are hopeful that you will get to come and join us at East Dene where every child's potential is celebrated and dreams are nurtured with love, respect, and inspiration.

Ian Tankard

Executive Headteacher

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Welcome Back

We are so excited to welcome back our pupils tomorrow. School and classrooms look amazing and we are so ready to see all our families. School gates open at 8:40am but Breakfast Club is open...

East Dene House Points

76 Resilience
111 Respect
99 Empathy
105 Kindness
115 Responsibility
87 Friendship