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Welcome to Wilshere-Dacre Junior Academy


We are very proud to welcome you to Wilshere Dacre Junior Academy. We are a popular junior school with a current roll of 262 children.


Deliver an inclusive school where children love to learn and teachers love to teach.



‘Be extraordinary.’



To value and recognise the unique and distinct character of every member of our school family.

To nurture and support all children in achieving their academic and personal potential.

Develop a team where all staff feel trusted, valued and are supported to reach their full potential.

To foster a strong partnership with parents, the community and other linked schools.

To provide a rich curriculum which stimulates and excites positive models of enquiry, reflection, challenge and innovation.

To promote British and Co-operative values and the attitudes of care, tolerance, trust and respect which prepare children to be citizens in a democratic society.

To develop independent and resilient children through experiences and opportunities to prepare them for their future in the modern world.


Wilshere-Dacre Junior Academy is committed to meeting its public sector duties and acknowledges that we have a statutory duty to:

  • Elimininate discrimination, harassment and victimisation
  • Promote equality of access and opportunity within our school and within our wider community
  • Promote positive attitudes to difference and good relationships between people with different backgrounds, genders, cultures, faiths, abilities and ethnic origins


REAch2 is a large organisation with 53 Primary schools across many parts of England.  To effectively provide high quality support to all REAch2 schools a regional model has been adopted.  There are four regions; South Central, North Central, The Midlands and East Anglia. 


Our school is in the North Central Region along with the following schools: 


The Palmer Primary Academy


Purfleet Primary Academy


Woodside Primary Academy


Civitas Primary Academy


Langtons Junior Academy

(Hornchurch )

Water Lane Primary Academy


Ranikhet Primary Academy


Chigwell Primary Academy


Pemberley Primary Academy


Dorothy Barley Junior Academy


Garden City Primary Academy


Concordia Primary Academy


Brampton Primary Academy

(Bexley Heath)

Chapel End Junior Academy


Summerside Primary Academy (Barnet)

Green Ridge Primary Academy





We work closely with our linked infants’ school, Strathmore Infant and Nursery School, to make the transition between the two schools as smooth as possible.


We hope that you will find the information contained in our website helpful. Paper copies of all the information contained in this website are available on request. If you would like to know more, please do get in touch. All visitors are warmly welcomed.


Kind Regards


 Mrs Sarah Smith - Head Teacher