Welcome to Thomas Arnold Primary School website, and thank-you for taking the time to find out more about us.
Thomas Arnold Primary School is a welcoming, friendly and vibrant school located in Dagenham. We are a 2-form entry school, with a Nursery, which also offers full time places, and an Additional Resource Provision.
At Thomas Arnold we aim to create an environment which is purposeful, engaging and inclusive for all our children. It is a place where children are nurtured to be resourceful independent learners, with a thirst for lifelong learning.
We strive to achieve the best we can in everything that we do. We believe that working in close partnership with parents and families will enable our children to achieve their full potential, both academically and as global citizens.
As an inclusive school, we celebrate diversity and promote respect for one another; we ensure that each child is valued and has a sense of belonging.
We hope that our website gives you an insight into our learning community. If you would like to know more about our school, please call the school office to make an appointment to visit us.
School Vision & Virtues
Thomas Arnold Vision Statement
At Thomas Arnold Primary School we welcome all individuals into our inclusive, nurturing and vibrant environment.
We strive to inspire and enable everyone in our school community to achieve their full potential by preparing them to become aspirational, happy, lifelong learners.
We seek to develop confidence, self-belief, independence and curiosity, where every child feels valued, has a thirst for learning and are model global citizens equipped for life in the 21st century.
Thomas Arnold Virtues
Integrity: Be true to yourself, always do the right thing
Love of Learning: Be excited to discover new knowledge and skills
Perseverance: Achieve the best you can and never give up
Fairness: Treat people equally, giving everyone the same respect
Creativity: Think in new and different ways; be original with your ideas.
Zest: Approach life and learning with excitement and energy