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Dunkirk Primary School

Dunkirk Primary School


Please see our Virtual Reception Open Day information by clicking here. 

Is your child due to start school in September 2021? Why not join us at Dunkirk Primary School! CLICK THE ABOVE LINK ON THE RED BAR to see our Reception page with lots of information and videos!

We are a multi-national school which is located over two sites, the Highfields Campus in Dunkirk and the Abbey Campus in Lenton. We have  children from many different nationalities and we know this offers something very special. Our children have the opportunity to understand, appreciate and be part of the diverse society in which we live.

Parents, carers, staff and Governors work together to provide an excellent education. We have high standards of behaviour and provide an educational environment that will challenge children to achieve their best.

Each class has a dedicated page on the website. I hope you will enjoy finding out more about us at Dunkirk.

If you would like more information about joining us in September 2021, please feel free to contact us at any time. Your query will be passed on to the relevant member of staff as quickly as possible. Our phone number is 0115 9153273, our email is

Alternatively, click here to find out more about joining our Reception classes in September 2021.

Heidi Hollis

At Dunkirk Primary School

We aim to provide an environment, which is safe, happy and nurturing so that all our children can learn effectively.

Every individual is valued, successes are celebrated and our environment reflects the cultural diversity of our school community. 

We are proud of this unique interaction which offers all our children the opportunity to understand, appreciate and be part of the diverse society in which we live. 

We have high standards of behaviour within a challenging and motivating educational environment.

Award Winning Education

At Dunkirk Primary we constantly strive to improve the quality of education we provide your child. This has seen the school achieve a continued 'Good' Ofsted rating in December 2018.

Our dedication to improvement has seen the school win numerous awards, including the Eco Schools Silver Award, the Arts Council Silver Award, the Healthy Schools Award,4 consecutive International Schools Award and an Activemark Award. The school has also been awarded the status of National School of Creativity for the last 5 years .To find out more about these awards, and the fantastic work the school is undertaking to maintain these high standards, visit our Awards section of the website!

If you wish to have paper copies of the information provided on this website, please contact school to request.