Welcome to Ryedene Primary and Nursery School. Our last day of school for Autumn Term is Tuesday 20th December, school finishes at 1:45pm. Spring Term starts Thursday 5th January 2023.
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Ryedene Primaryand Nursery SchoolGrowing Together to Succeed

Welcome toRyedene Primary and Nursery SchoolGrowing Together to Succeed


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Vision and Values

Our vision and values are at the core of everything we do. They underpin our teaching and learning, and provide an environment which prepares our pupils as confident, happy citizens.

Our Vision


Ryedene Primary and Nursery School is at the heart of Vange in Essex. Our vision is that as a school community we will grow together to be successful. In order to achieve this we will provide our children and all stakeholders with the experiences, academic, social and cultural, that they need to be successful citizens of the 21st century in Britain.

Our Values

A core value is a central belief clearly understood and shared by every member of the school community. Our core values are those of Respect, Honesty, Determination, Responsibility, Aspiration and Excellence.


By respect we mean that everyone

values all members of the school community

displays good manners at all times

displays tolerance of others with different points of view and beliefs

shows respect for the school buildings, facilities and surrounding environment


By honesty we mean that everyone

Tells the truth

Is somebody that other people can trust

Is reliable


By determination we mean that everyone

Always strives to do their best

Never gives up, even when faced with challenges

Learns from mistakes


By responsibility we mean that everyone

Thinks for themselves

Makes good choices and encourages others to do the same

Takes ownership of their own actions and their learning without making excuses

Takes an active role in the running of the school


By aspiration we mean that everyone

Believes in themselves

Sets high expectations for themselves

Challenges themselves and others

Has a can do attitude

Sees mistakes as a learning opportunity


By excellence we mean that everyone

Is proud of their personal achievement and others

Produces work of the highest quality

Sets high standards and personal goals for improvement

Makes best use of talents, time and resources