About Us

Great Gaddesden is a happy, vibrant village school with close connections to the parish church. Our school community is a combination of enthusiastic and well behaved children, supportive parents, Governors who challenge the school to be its absolute best and hard working staff. 

Great Gaddesden is a small Church of England Primary School that has a distinctive Christian ethos and we enjoy close links with the parish church, St. John the Baptist.

At Great Gaddesden we promote a love of learning within a safe and happy environment where every child matters. We have high expectations of all member of our school community and work in close partnership with all stake holders.
Great Gaddesden offers a caring and inclusive environment with a ‘family feel’. We have high standards of teaching and learning across our exciting curriculum. We are proud of our pupils’ behaviour for learning and we always aim to treat each other in the way in which we would like to be treated ourselves. 
“Great Gaddesden is a fully inclusive school where all pupils are welcomed and valued.  It is an environment where pupils can thrive."

OFSTED Report, March 2016

At Great Gaddesden Primary School, we want every child to achieve their absolute best and develop a true sense of self-worth. We support pupils in making new friends, helping them to grow in confidence. Our school values are a guide for us all to be the best person possible.

As a school, we have high standards of pupils’ achievement across the curriculum and ensure that we support in the development of the whole child, with a focus on positive wellbeing.

Mrs S. M. Wickens