Dickens Heath Community Primary School

Enabling every child to be the best version of themselves

Vision, Ethos and Aims

"Dickens Heath is a welcoming, busy and joyous place to be. It is a community school in name and nature."



“A highly inclusive, community school where all pupils feel valued and welcome. Pupils not only achieve well academically, but also benefit from a broad range of curriculum opportunities.”


Our School Vision 
What we want to be: 
A vibrant, ambitious, fully inclusive school that nurtures and develops children along an educational journey to become ’life ready’. 

Our Purpose 
Why we exist: 
To enable every child to be the best version of themselves. 

Our Priorities 
What we are committed to do: 
Teaching responsibility and resilience 
Nurturing emotional intelligence 
Encouraging ambition and achievement 
Promoting creativity and a love of knowledge 
Celebrating hard work and kindness 

Our Values

What is important to us:

  • Respect: Believe in everyone
  • Positivity: Make it matter 
  • Honesty: Do it right 
  • Trust: Expect the best 
  • Co-operation: Succeed together 


In order to provide a happy, safe, positive environment, which nurtures confidence, motivation, independence and personal success for all pupils.