Author Archives: Dartford Primary Academy

Key Dates for Terms 1 & 2

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September to December 2021 Wednesday 15th September – Individual Photos (Juniors) Wednesday 29th September – Individual Photos (Infants) Friday 1st October – Black History Month begins Friday 1st October  – Maths Day – Dress as a Rockstar Day Tuesday 5th October – 09:00 Parent Forum Tuesday 5th October – 17:00 Parent Forum (Virtual) Friday 8th […]

Reception Staggered Entry

Dear Parents/Carers, As previously stated in our welcome information pack given to you on either the 5th or 6th of July, the Reception children will be having a short staggered start into school during their first few days. The timings for this are as follows; Wednesday 1st September – 09:00 – 11:00 Thursday 2nd September […]

Activity Week – Around the World in 7 Days

A small group of Dartford Primary Academy pupils pose for the camera, wearing fancy dress.

Over the last week and a bit, the whole school has had it’s very first Activity Week! We expanded our horizons and celebrated the end of term by taking a journey around the world! Our aims were to develop the children’s awareness of international mindfulness, create awareness of the UN sustainability goals and celebrate the […]

Year Two Provocation – Imagination can lead to innovation.

Y2 were over the moon to walk onto our playground on the 16th June and discover a car show to help kick off their inquiry.  They explored the FORM and FUNCTION of different cars, while also discussing their likes, dislikes and different PERSPECTIVES.  They were able to compare a convertible Mercedes, a Fiat 500, a […]

Year Five Viking Day

To finish our inquiry into the transdisciplinary theme ‘How We Organise Ourselves’, this week all of the Year 5 children took part in a Viking Day to celebrate the Vikings’ legacy and traditions. Their central idea for our inquiry this term was ‘Legacies can determine the creations of society’. Throughout the term, the children have […]