Welcome to Dean CE School

'Loving to Learn, Learning to Love'

A warm welcome to Dean Church of England School from the Executive Headteacher, Jo Laker.  I joined the school in September 2019 and work across both Dean School and Braithwaite School (which is near Keswick and is also part of the Good Shepherd Multi Academy Trust which Dean School joined in February 2019).

Here at Dean, we pride ourselves on offering all our children the opportunity to learn and thrive as part of our caring, Christian family. We welcome visits to Dean School to enable you to experience our ethos for yourself; our team work hard to get to know each and every one of our children, so that we can support them on their individual learning journey.

Dean School places great emphasis on the balance between sound academic achievement, and helping children become well-rounded citizens. Whilst we continually aim for high academic standards, we also strive to offer a creative and broad learning experience. All children have the opportunity to shine here, whether their talents are for sport, the performing arts or becoming an ambassador for the school.

Children settle in quickly, due to our excellent induction process, and those pupils who join us from other schools are given lots of support to help them feel at home. Visitors regularly comment on the excellent way in which our children conduct themselves around school. We are proud to send our children on to secondary school as confident and positive role models.

All the information you need about Dean School and the opportunities we offer should be found on the school website, but I invite you to come and meet us. I welcome the opportunity to show new families around our happy school, and to answer any questions you may have.

Mrs Jo Laker
Executive Headteacher

Photo of Executive Headteacher, Mrs Laker