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  • TIME CHANGE - Year 2 to Year 3 Parents Transition meeting at Danesholme Junior Academy on Thursday 30th June at 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

    Published 23/06/22

    Year 2 to Year 3 Parents Transition meeting at Danesholme Junior Academy on Thursday 30th June

    Please note: the time of this meeting has now changed and has been brought forward from 5pm to 3:30pm.

    Please report to Danesholme Junior Academy school hall at 3:30pm. This can be accessed from the pedestrian gate (by the bike shed) and following the School Hall signage.

    Sorry for any inconvenience caused. Thank you.

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  • Year 6 Leavers Disco

    Published 22/06/22

    The Year 6 Leavers disco is on Thursday 21st July - 4:30pm till 6pm. 

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  • Yr 3 & Yr 4 Dungeons & Dragons Club

    Published 23/05/22

    Yr 3 & Yr 4 Dungeons & Dragons Club

    Those pupils who have been successful in securing a place in Dungeons & Dragons club (starting 7th June 2022) with Miss Gilchrist have been sent text/emails this afternoon.

    We had a high number of interest in this club.

    Unfortunately, if you did not receive a text/email you were not successful this time. Thank you 🐲

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  • Jubilee Celebrations - Thursday 26th May

    Published 23/05/22

    Dear Parents/ Guardians,


    On Thursday 26th May, Danesholme Junior Academy will be celebrating the Queen’s Jubilee. We have planned an exciting, fun filled day for all the children in the academy. Children can wear red, white and blue instead of uniform.


    As part of our special day, we are carrying out several competitions. There is an art competition for each year group to do at home, where the winning design will be sent to Buckingham Palace.


    There will be a bake off held after lunch, for which we are asking children to bake a jubilee cake(s) at home and bring it in. The cakes will be judged, and the winner will get a baking book to take home with them.


    In the afternoon, we will be having a whole school picnic on the field, where children can enjoy their cakes. Please send your child with an extra drink for the picnic and another snack (if you would like to).



    Yours sincerely.

    Miss Woolley and Miss Watson

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  • School Council Disco - Friday 20th May

    Published 09/05/22

    The School Council have arranged a disco on Friday 20th May to raise money for reading books within the classrooms. 

    Year 3 & Year 4 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm

    Year 5 & Year 6 - 2:40pm - 3:45pm

    There is a 50p entrance fee to the disco and we are selling cakes for 25p each. 

    Please could we ask for a donation of cakes to sell at the disco. 

    For full details, please see the below letter:

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  • Year 4 Sea Life Centre Trip - Change of Date

    Published 09/05/22

    CHANGE OF DATE - The Year 4 Trip to the Sea Life Centre, Birmingham, has changed date to Friday 10th June 2022. 

    Sorry for any confusion. 

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  • TT Rockstars dress up day - Friday 1st April

    Published 10/03/22

    On Friday 1st April 2022 we will be launching Times Tables Rock Stars at Danesholme Infant & Junior Academy. To engage the children and celebrate the launch, we would like the children to come to school dressed as a Rock Star.



    Times Table Rock Stars is a fun and challenging programme designed to help students master the times tables! When it comes to times tables, speed and accuracy are important – the more facts your child remembers, the easier it is for them to do harder calculations.


    The children will practice their time tables three time a week following the Times Tables Rock Stars scheme and carryout an assessment every six weeks. Each week we will celebrate the children’s improvements and add their photo to the Rock Stars Hall of fame.


    The children will be issued with a user name and password so that they are able to visit and play time tables games and practice answering times tables at speed.


    Yours sincerely


    Mr M York

    Maths Lead


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  • Parents evening - Face to Face or telephone appointments

    Published 09/03/22

    Parents Evening –  Face to Face or Telephone Consultations – March 2022


    Dear Parent/Carer


    Our parents’ evenings this term will be through face to face or telephone consultation – please chose one.


    This consultation will be a 5-minute appointment per pupil.  


    Wednesday 23rd March – Face to Face appointment


    Thursday 24th March – Telephone appointment.

    We are using the following website to book our Parents Evening telephone appointments. Please select one of the above (either face to face or telephone appointment) when you make your booking.

    Please visit: to book your 5-minute telephone consultation appointment with your child's teacher.


    Booking will be open from Wednesday 9th March at 3pm and will close on Sunday 20th March 2022.



    Please note: If you miss the telephone call with your teacher, the teacher will try and contact you again at another time.


    Please do not return the call to the school office as the teachers will be on other calls throughout the evening.


    We will aim to keep to your 5-minute time slot as much as possible but there may be a few minutes delay from your scheduled appointment time.


    Please ensure you keep your contact details up to date with the school office.


    We look forward to seeing or speaking with you.


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  • Thank you for your donations - Children in Need

    Published 22/11/21

    Thank you for all of your generous donations to Children in Need. 

    We raised a total of £300.50 between both Danesholme Academy schools. 

    Thank you again for donating to a wonderful cause. 

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