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Danesholme Junior Academy

After School Clubs

👨‍🏫 DJA teacher run clubs 👩‍🏫


We are pleased to be able to offer free after school clubs this half term. Clubs start dates are below and will finish on week ending Friday 13th December.

  🚸Our clubs are limited by places, children are selected at random.🚸

➰Slips must be returned to the office by Wednesday 6th November.

📲  You will be notified by text message whether your child has a place by Friday 8th November.

❗If you do not receive a text then unfortunately your child has not got a place this time.❗





Start Date






Sewing Club👕

11th November

Mrs Salmon, Miss Woolley & Mrs Shipley


Christmas Play rehearsals🎅🤶

4th November

Mrs McKim & Mr Pettit





Cookery Club*🍳

13th November

Miss Woolley & Mrs Shipley


TT Rocks Club❎🖥️


13th November

Miss Woolley


Colouring, calm & cartoons🖍️

20th November

Miss Gilchrist


Book Club** –📚

Year 5 & 6

13th November

Mrs Green


Drawing club✏️

20th November

Mr Bell





Christmas Club🎅🎄

21st November

Mrs Faulds





Chess club♟️


15th November

Mr Bell

All cash payment should be placed in a sealed envelope with your child's name & club name on it. 

💰*Cookery club requires a payment of £2.50 which goes towards purchasing ingredients

💰** Book club - Year 5 & 6 requires a payment of £5.50 to purchase When the mountains roared by Jess Butterworth


Other Clubs


🏋️Dan Good MMA kids - Tuesday - 3:30pm - 4:15pm

To sign up visit:


Pacesetter Sports

Pacesetter Sports run:

"After School Sports Clubs" (3:30pm-4:30pm).

Tuesday - 🏅Olympics club (Year 3 to 6)

Wednesday -🤸 Gymnastics (Year 3 to 6)

Friday - ⚽ Football (Year 3 & 6)

Please visit their website for any further information.

To book a Pacesetters club please visit:


Important information

Please DO NOT pay for clubs unless you have had your place confirmed.

Once you have a confirmation text message/email/letter, please pay for your club ASAP to the school office (if applicable). 

Please place EXACT monies owed into a sealed envelope CLEARLY marked with your child's name, club type and club amount (school does not carry change).

This will ensure the money has been allocated to the right club, for the right child.

Permission slips for after school clubs must be signed by a parent/guardian with pupil collection information given. If you would like to change collection permissions, this must be given in WRITING to the school office so we can inform the relevant coaches. 

Club Membership Expectations

  • Children will attend for a maximum of a half term and then you will need to re-register them.
  • Our Children’s code of conduct applies to all clubs.
  • Children must have a full PE kit appropriate for the sport they are undertaking.
  • Children must show respect for all adults involved in running the clubs at all times. A lack of respect will result in warning and then if it continues, your child will be asked to leave the club.
  • If a child is going to be absent from a club on any occasion, an adult must contact the school office in writing detailing which club your child will not be attending. This can be a written note or email sent to
  • Children must be collected from clubs at the given time as per the registration arrangements.
  • If a child no longer wishes to attend any club, an adult must contact the school office in writing detailing which club your child will not be attending. This can be a written note or email sent to detailing which club they no longer wish to attend.

Club Cancellation

The school will send a text message out as far in advance as possible if a club is going to be cancelled. If you are unable pick your child up after school then the leader of the club your child should be attending will supervise your child until the normal collection time for the cancelled club.