Statutory Information

1. Contact Details


Dearham Primary School
Cumbria CA15 7HR

Tel: 01900 812 518

Your call will be answered by one of our friendly receptionists who will direct your query to the appropriate member of staff.

Head Teacher: Mrs S Busigny

SENDCO: Mr P Blease

To contact the Headteacher or the SENDCO please use the school contact details above.

Chair of the Governing Body: Mr J Stewart

Dearham Primary School is part of Changing Lives Learning Trust, c/o West Lakes Academy, Main Street, Egremont, Cumbria CA22 2DQ 

01946 820356

2. Ethos and Values

At Dearham Primary School we aim to:

  • Provide a broad, balanced curriculum which provides rich and appropriate experiences and opportunities to develop each child to encourage high achievement and promote excellence for all.
  • Provide a safe external and internal school environment, where children can develop a healthy lifestyle and learn to stay safe.
  • Develop positive learning partnerships between school, home and community.
  • Provide high quality teaching and support in all aspects of learning and to make learning fun, giving our children the confidence to succeed.
  • Have high expectations for achievement of our children, enabling them to have positive attitudes towards their work, developing enquiring minds and becoming lifelong learners.
  • Provide equality of opportunity for all.
  • Create a welcoming, caring, positive learning environment to enable both the children and staff to feel valued and respected.

4. Admissions Arrangements

In our Admissions section you will find our admissions policy, in-year admissions information and nursery application form.

8. Curriculum

Please refer to the curriculum section of our website where each school subject also has their own page in the main menu bar. Here you will find the content of the curriculum we follow for each academic year.

Parents wishing to find out more information about the curriculum we follow can contact us on 01900 812518 or via email

16. Child Protection Policy and procedures

The child protection policy and procedures can be found in our Safeguarding section.

Additional Policies

The list of policies below is not exhaustive. If you need more information or wish to see a policy not listed here please contact the school office.

Child on Child Abuse Policy 

Data Protection Policy – Changing Lives Learning Trust Policy

Exclusion Policy 

Remote Education Statement