Phonics Meeting

Thank you if you were able to attend today’s meeting. As discussed, below are the details in order to access your child’s Rhino Reader book: This Friday your child will receive a code (via the blog) so that they can access a Rhino Reader book. These books work alongside the phonics scheme and are fully… Read more »

Welcome to class 1!

All the children have made a fantastic start to the school year. They have been learning how the new school day is structured and how to keep themselves safe and happy during their learning. The children have quickly settled into their new routines and have been enjoying exploring the learning environment. Well done all of… Read more »

Head of School Update

Dear Parents and Carers, I am writing to share an important update regarding Mrs Eastbrook, as she prepares to take a career break, leaving her role as Headteacher at Tolleshunt D’Arcy St Nicholas Primary Academy.   As Mrs Eastbrook has not had the opportunity to say goodbye in person, she has requested to send her best… Read more »

RAAC information update

Dear Parents and Carers, You may have seen recent media coverage regarding Reinforced Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (RAAC) and its use in educational settings. RAAC is a lightweight form of concrete; because it is weaker than regular concrete, concerns have been raised about its long-term durability. Department for Education (DfE) has recently changed its guidance to… Read more »

End of year awards

Yesterday at D’Arcy School, we held our end of year awards ceremony. Congratulations to all who received awards and a very special farewell to the year 6’s who have been absolutely amazing! From all the staff at D’Arcy School, we wish you all the very best for your incredibly bright futures!

Sports Day

Today we held our annual Sports Day event, even though we had to cancel part of the day – the children still had a fantastic time and were absolutely brilliant. Thank you to all those who came to the event and committed to the horrible weather to support the children. Miss Barber

Nature looms

Continuing our natural art theme, today Class 1 used looms in order to do some weaving. The children worked hard as a team to weave the grasses and flowers over and under the loom strings. The outcome was amazing!

Thank you everyone!

To everyone at D’Arcy school, I want to give you all a massive thank you. A thank you for letting me get to know you all and being part of your everyday lives – I know some of you parents had the pleasure of seeing me every day! A thank you for all the support… Read more »

Ladybird Chrysalises

We are very lucky in Class One as we have several ladybird chrysalises that we have been observing since they were larvae. We are waiting to see the ladybird wiggle out, it’s super exciting.