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Welcome to Branston Junior Academy!

 Branston Junior Academy is a Community Junior School for 7 – 11 year olds. We are located in the village of Branston, which is 4 miles south east of the cathedral city of Lincoln.

The School

Branston Junior Academy is a caring and friendly village school which welcomes children for admission in the September following their seventh birthday. Our motto is "learning is a habit for life" and we provide a learning organisation where pupils and staff are able to develop to their full potential.

In the 2017/2018 academic year we have also introduced a new behavior policy which emphasises 5 key values to encourage our pupils to become valuable members of society and effective learners these values are: Respect, Resilience, Reflection, Relationships and Responsibility. These play an important role in every aspect of school life.

The school is set in spacious grounds which includes two playgrounds, a quiet area, an adventure playground and an environmental area.

The children have ready access to a wide range of exciting learning materials in their classrooms and there are several spaces within the school where small groups of children can work with support staff or carry out independent learning activities; including the use of the school’s extensive computer facilities.

The Academy has an ‘open-door’ policy as parents and members of the community are encouraged to participate in all aspects of school life such as helping in the classrooms, accompanying school outings, attending sports and social events.

During the coming year, there will be 6 main classes in the school. These will be arranged as followed:

  •  3 parallel Year 3/4 classes
  •  3 parallel Year 5/6 classes 


Bad weather information/closures

Any closures will be displayed here.

We will also use our Textround Service to notify parents by text if the school is to close.

Local Radio stations will also be notified of any closures.

Click here for:

Lincs FM

BCC Radio Lincolnshire


Lockdown Policy

In the unlikely event of a major incident outside the school buildings, the Academy has a ‘Lockdown Policy’. Should such an event arise whereby it is unsafe for people to leave the building, the Academy respectfully asks that parents/carers do not phone the school, thus keeping the phone lines clear for contact with support agencies such as the emergency services. The Academy would contact parents via TXTRound (our emergency text service) to keep parents informed of what is happening, as and when appropriate.