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

The Tempest – our KS2 Production.

We have had a real success made in a short time! Thanks to the fantastic hard work put in by the children under the able supervision of Miss Barber, Mr Lines, Mrs May and Miss White the play was performed brilliantly. Mr Hopegood 🙂

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 »

Football Tournament

Yesterday, D’Arcy took a trip to Heybridge Swifts FC. It was a great afternoon with fun, goals and lots of running! I am so proud of how all the children represented the school, played their football and worked together as a team. The team captains did a fabulous job and thank you to all the… Read more »


WHAT A WEEK! We began our week of House Games with ‘The Bake Off’ and another fabulous event from the PTFA who helped raise nearly £100 through the cake sales. The entries were fabulous. The team very much enjoyed the judging process – delicious! Next, we had the judging of the art competition. The entries… Read more »

PTFA Father’s Day afternoon

We have had a lovely afternoon celebrating Father’s Day at our PTFA event. Our amazing PTFA team put together lots of activities and refreshments for us all to enjoy – the children and adults definitely appreciated this! Thank you for everyone that joined us today and thank you again to our PTFA team for organising… Read more »

The Tempest

This year’s KS2 production is a musical version of The Tempest by William Shakespeare. Please see the following link which will take you to the songs for the production and feel free to let the children practise. https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/school-radio/music-ks2-the-tempest-1-rock-the-ship/zvfvf4j Good luck Mr Hopegood