Welcome to Darley Primary School!
On behalf of the staff, pupils and local community may I wish you a warm welcome to Darley Primary School. We are very proud of our school and are delighted that our most recent Ofsted inspection (May 2016) recognised that:
"Pupils' behavior in and around school is outstanding and contributes to the very positive day-to-day experiences of pupils and their parents. Consequently, pupils attend very well and speak very highly of their time at the school".
To read our full inspection report click here:
We work hard to ensure that our school is a safe (see 'Keeping Children Safe' document) and inclusive place to work and learn and all children and adults within the school are encouraged to be the best that they can be.
This website will give you a flavour of school life and the wonderful learning opportunities that take place; we are committed to providing a high standard of education to enable all our children to achieve their potential within a stunning location. We are determined to provide a creative and stimulating curriculum where our children are inspired to learn and to develop a love of life-long learning. We provide opportunities for our children to develop their skills in all areas to enrich their whole learning experience.
Our school is built on five key areas - excitement, friendship, happiness, co-operation and determination and it is these key elements that helps inspire us to learn.
Our School is a full strategic member of the Harrogate and Rural Teaching School Alliance and the Dale Teaching School Alliance. Both alliances are made up of local schools who work collaboratively to improve outcomes for children.
As a school we believe in developing a self-improving, self-sustaining school system to ensure that all our stakeholders realise their potential.
First Aid at Darley - we really value the importance of learning about First Aid and knowing that just a little bit of knowledge can make an enormous difference and perhaps save a life. Ruth Watson taught all the children in school the basics and Stray fm came to record it all! Click on the link below to listen to how the afternoon unfolded:
To discover more about Darley School, please contact us and make an appointment
to see us at work and play.
Nick Coates (Headteacher)
Darley Community Primary School
Tel / Fax: 01423 780234
To share your views about school you can visit Parent View by clicking the link below:
To make secure online payments to school click on the ParentPay link below:
If school needs to close for any reason or due to bad weather you will be informed by text and email. This website will also inform you of any weather related closures as will local radio - 'Stray FM'. For additional information regarding school closures please visit North Yorkshire's website as this should answer any further questions you may have: http://www.northyorks.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=9133
Should any parent require any of the information contained within this website as a paper copy then please contact the school office.
Our school has received the Silver Quality Mark for PE Provision for 2015 - 2017 and the Bronze Award for School Sport.