Category Archives: Academy News

Steven Vinacour Visits Black Footed Ferret Class!

Steven Vinacour, an author stood in front of a group of students

Last week, the children in Black Footed Ferret class received their Buster’s Book Club prize from the KM Charity. Their prize included a visit from Steven Vinacour, the author of ‘Ted and his Time-Travelling Toilet: Roman Rewind’! The children got to hear Steven read two chapters of one of his books and took part in […]

Autumn Arrives!

Conkers on a table with leaves, a toy fox and an egg box

Nursery have been discovering Autumn. The children had a great interest in collecting the falling leaves from the ground.   In our outdoor area, we collected the leaves and made some beautiful leaf masterpieces. We also used the leaves to make some Autumn soup. Conkers We explored the conkers and used them to help with our counting! We […]

Weekly Blog (27/09 – 01/10)

Photo of some Dartford pupils posing for the camera in their own clothes.

We’ve had a fun-filled week at DPA! All of the children especially enjoyed our Rockstars Day on Friday 1st October to celebrate the re-launch of Times Tables Rockstars! Everyone was very excited to see each other’s incredible rockstar outfits and, most importantly, the day continued to build the children’s enthusiasm towards maths and times tables. […]

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 […]