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We are a member of the Bedale Cluster of schools and a member of the Swaledale Alliance.

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Vision & Aims





At Hunton and Arrathorne CP School our vision is for our children to develop into caring, open-minded, confident individuals who are able to take their place in our changing world by developing enquiring minds with the skills needed for lifelong learning working towards achieving their ultimate potential.




We aim


  • To develop confident children who recognise the importance of learning from mistakes and who also recognise and celebrate achievements in all areas of school life.
  • To meet the needs of all pupils and ensure their inclusion regardless of race, religion, sex and disability.
  • To provide our children with challenging, stimulating, purposeful and enjoyable learning experiences.
  • To set high expectations of behaviour by developing politeness, mutual respect and a sense of personal responsibility.
  • To involve children and staff in creating and maintaining a safe, secure, clean and stimulating environment
  • To engage with parents in the education of their children
  • To encourage our children to take an active part in their local community whilst fostering and maintaining links with the wider national and global community.
  • To involve children in assessing their achievements and setting targets in order for them to develop in all areas to the best of their individual capabilities
  • To keep our resources up-to-date in order to help children take their place in our rapidly changing world.




British Values


Through our assemblies and our curriculum, we promote the following fundamental British Values:


  • democracy
  • the rule of law
  • individual liberty
  • mutual respect for and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs