We aim to treat every pupil as unique in the sight of God, to create an atmosphere of serving others and to provide a Christian environment.
Empowering every individual as they learn and grow through God's love by:
Fostering an awareness of Christian faith and values
Inclusiveness, accepting each other's individuality
Partnership with families and the community
Creating a nurturing learning environment
Engaging with today's world and culture
Rockbeare Church of England Primary School and Pre-School lies at the heart of the village and the community which serves it and has a proud history beginning some time before 1872. We cannot be sure of the exact date as the original Trust Deed was destroyed in the Exeter Blitz.
We do know, however, that Rockbeare Church of England Primary School began in what is now the lower classroom with donations given by the Bolitho family. The land was rented by the church for an annual fee of five shillings.
The newer part of the building was completed in the late 1950’s when the existing site and further buildings were given by Mrs Dorothy Margaret Follett, grandmother of the late Mrs Caroline Noel of Rockbeare Manor.
In the late 1950s our school developed further to meet the growing needs of the community; our existing site and additional buildings were given by Mrs Dorothy Margaret Follett, grandmother of the late Mrs Caroline Noel of Rockbeare Manor.
Our school emblem portrays a pelican plucking feathers to make a nest for it’s young, symbolising the care and and protection we value within our school. The lectern in St Andrews and St Mary’s Church, Rockbeare, is in the form of a pelican instead of the more usual eagle.
Rockbeare Church of England Primary School seeks to develop and enrich the lives of all those associated with it - the children, their parents, the staff, the governors and the wider community.
As a Church of England School we aim to treat every pupil as unique in the sight of God, to create an atmosphere of serving others and to provide a Christian environment.
We aim to:
Our 3 'Rights'
Right to be Safe and Feel Safe
Right of Respect
Right to Learn