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Welcome to Normanton Junior Academy

On behalf of myself, the staff, governors and pupils, I would like to warmly welcome you to our school website. The purpose of this website is to provide an interesting insight into our school, to convey important information and to celebrate the excellent work produced by pupils and staff.

I believe that Normanton Junior Academy is a great place to be a pupil! We are continually expanding the opportunities and experiences for our children to ensure they enjoy coming to school, feel welcome and safe and achieve academic success; supporting them in the next stages of their education.

As a ‘larger than average’ junior school we pride ourselves on the individual support, advice and guidance which all our pupils receive. We work tirelessly to ensure that every child, whilst part of our school community, is treated as an individual because we want our pupils to enjoy coming to school and to be enthusiastic about learning.

Whilst we recognise that academic success is vitally important for all our pupils to help enhance their life chances in the future, we believe that school is also about nurturing confident young learners who are resilient, tolerant of others, proud of their own achievements, and determined to be the best they can possibly be. Our dedicated teaching and support staff work tirelessly to help make this happen.

We strongly believe that successful partnerships with home are crucial to enable us to fulfil our aims of together creating a generation of happy, confident and successful people.  If you would like to come and have a look at what we do, we would be delighted to welcome you and show you around so that you can feel the welcome atmosphere and get a sense of our NJA community for yourselves.

I look forward to meeting you.

Trudie Southward


Latest School Diary Events

Year 3 - Stay and Learn30Mar2017

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm @ NJA

Come along and join the children during our Stay and Learn session! See what goes on in class and have a great time. This Stay and Learn session will be all about French and Art & DT.

Class Photographs31Mar2017


Make sure you are looking your best for the class photographs! Smart shoes, neat hair and full school uniform are required to make you look fantastic on our new "Vista" style photos.

Open House Display Event04Apr2017

2:00 pm - 6:00 pm @ NJA - In the Hall

Come along to see some of the fantastic work we've been creating this term! The hall will be open for the evening and you will have the oppotunity to browse brilliant handwriting and wonderful artwork produced by each year group.

Grandparents' Morning05Apr2017

8:30 am - 12:00 pm @ NJA

Grandparents' are welcome to come and join us for some great activities in the morning. Join your grandchildren and have some fun! There's tea, coffee and cake during the morning and a wonderful performance from our school choir.

Decorated Egg Contest07Apr2017


Children will be invited to use their artistic skills to decorate an egg and enter it into our Easter contest. Eggs can be coloured,painted or dressed up as a character. The sky is the limit when it comes to the imagination! The Y6 entrepreneurs can't wait to see the wonderful ideas that the children bring to life! The entry fee will be £1 and there will be a winner selected from each year group and a special prize for every winner.

Calendars page(s): School Diary >>

If, as a parent of a pupil attending this school, you require a paper copy of the information on this website, we shall provide this free of charge.