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Merger Agreed

Derby City Council Cabinet has agreed that the two schools will merge on 1st January 2018.


Merger Update

Most responses have been in favour of the two schools coming together


Consultation on Merger

Consultation on the possible merger of Brackensdale Infant School and Brackensdale Junior School is open until July 25th. If confirmed, the planned merger will take effect from January 2018 when the schools would become Brackensdale Primary School.


Strike Action 6 March to 17 March 2017

Please go to LATEST NEWS and see letter –   Strike Plan 6 March          


Extended Childcare Offer

Currently all 3 and 4 year olds are entitled to 570 hours of free childcare a year (38 weeks at 15 hours per week) as a universal offer. In September 2017 this will be increased for eligible families up to 1140 hours, known as the Extended Free Childcare Offer. Further details below: Extended Childcare Offer


School Meals – New Menu – Monday 31 October

Please note there are new menus from Monday 31 October 2016: brackensdale-menu-week-1 brackensdale-menu-week-2 brackensdale-menu-week-3


Industrial Action – 20 + 21 October

Please see letter for information about this week’s closures. letter-to-parents-oct-20-21


Derby Cathedral – Padley Centre

On Wednesday 12 October, Year 2 children performed at Derby Cathedral to raise funds for the Padley Centre. Padley is a Derby-based charity, founded in 1985, delivering services to people with complex needs.


Harvest Festival

We had our Harvest Festival on Wednesday 28 September.   Gifts of fresh and tinned food were gratefully received and were donated to the Padley Centre for Derby’s homeless people.


Industrial Action Week Commencing 18 July

Please see letter for information about this week’s closures Letter to parents strike wc18july


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