Welcome to the Parents of Denholme School (PODS) 

We aim to provide you with information about all the activities we undertake in support of Denholme Primary School and its pupils, as well as keeping you up-to-date on our latest news and events.

We have set out some information below about PODS - which we hope will give you a better understanding of who we are and what we aim to do:

Who are we?

PODS is a voluntary group and ALL parents and carers of children attending Denholme Primary School (including the Nursery) are entitled to attend meetings, voice their opinions and make suggestions for improvements, etc.

Our Aim

The main objective of the group is, in partnership with the school, to enhance the education, attendance and well-being of the children who attend Denholme Primary.

Core Activities

PODS plays an extremely important role in the life of the school and assists it in a number of ways:


  • Communication with parents
  • Links with the wider community
  • Recruiting parent volunteers
  • Parents sharing good practice
  • Knowledge of local funding schemes

Getting Involved 

The group always welcomes and encourages new members, to ensure there is a breadth of representative opinions from parents/carers of children in all year groups and also to capitalise on the talents, skills and experience of our parents.


Meeting new people and knowing more about what goes on at Denholme Primary School are just some of the benefits you will gain by being involved with PODS.


Our meetings are open to everyone, so why not come along to one and listen to the range of topics being discussed - you can contribute as much or as little as you wish and choose to get involved as much or as little as you wish.  The meetings are informal and relaxed.  Dates of forthcoming meetings will be published on the website.


If you would like any other information regarding PODS, are interested in joining us or have any suggestions or ideas, please do not hesitate to contact us in the following ways:


Write to us:


c/o Denholme Primary School, Minorca Mount, Denholme, Bradford, BD13 4AY 


07867 350537 (Mr Berry)

01274 832123 





Parents of Denholme 'P.O.D.S'


Latest News:-


Easter Egg Hunt - Thurs, 24th March

Tickets £2.00/entry.  Click here for further information.


Christmas Fayre - Sat, 5th December

Click here for further information.


Halloween Disco - Fri, 23rd October

4.15 - 5.00pm for children in Nursery, Reception, Y1 & Y2 (an adult must accompany these children)

5.15 - 6.15 for children in Y3 - Y6

Click here for further information.


 We are Macmillan. Cancer support. Worlds biggest coffee morning. 25th September.

On Friday, 25th September the Parents of Denholme School (P.O.D.S.) will be holding a Coffee Morning, in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.  This will be in the playground at the beginning of the school day.  Coffee, juice and buns will be on sale before the doors open and through until after the Star of the Week assembly. 

Donations of buns would be very welcome - please drop these off in the Community Room on Thursday or Friday.  Thank you.


Summer Fair- Friday, 26th June from 3.30pm

We need help with the following:-

BOTTLES for a bottle stall

JAM JARS FULL OF SWEETS for the Jam Jar Stall

BUNS for the Bun Stall

ITEMS to be used as prizes for the Tombola

RAFFLE PRIZES for the Raffle

Next planning meeting will be held at 9.00am on Thursday, 18th June in the Community Room - all welcome.


Fun Run - to support Cystic Fibrosis Week 2015.

Total raised so far is in excess of £2,000