Race for life

Well done to all of the children, staff and parents for supporting us with the race for life.  We have raised a fantastic amount of money, the grand total to date is £1067.50!!

Thank you!

  • Grandparent lunch

    24th January 2018 - Green Lane Primary Academy

    The first grandparent lunch in October was so popular and over subscribed that we have repeated the event. This week 79 grandparents came to have lunch with their EYFS and KS1 grandchildren. Lunch was stew and dumplings followed by cookies, yoghurt and fruit.

    Thank you to all the staff at school and Chartwells for their hard work in organising the event and to all our families for their support. We have recieved some lovely feedback and the children loved it.

    “Lovely food, staff very welcoming- children very

  • Open Door maths lesson

    24th January 2018 - Green Lane Primary Academy

    We invited parents in to see a maths lesson last week and it was very well supported - thank you. In September Year 1-year 6 are taught maths using the Same Day Intervention (SDI) maths strategy. The lesson is divided into two parts and parents were able to see the first 40 minutes.

    Some of the feedback recieved was as folllows:

    “Thank you very much for inviting us it has helped me and Fatima a lot and we have enjoyed it.”

    “Miss Sewell is wonderful with all the children, including every child with all the aspe

  • Sikh Temple

    23rd January 2018 - Crookesbroom Primary Academy

    Year 4 had a fantastic visit to the Sikh Temple- we learnt so much about their traditions and beliefs. We are all fascinated! 

  • Year 11 Production - The Calling

    23rd January 2018 - The Elland Academy

    This week Year 11 I-Media and Hair & Beauty students have been creating a horror movie trailer for their coursework. Features included a scary clown, zombie army boy and a very scared school girl. Next time you find a phone in a creepy basement, think twice about picking it up, especially if the doors open on their own!

  • Moto in the Community

    23rd January 2018 - Serlby Park Academy


    Young Author Competition

    Congratulations and well done to the following pupils in KS2 and KS3 who have just had their stories selected as runners up in a national story writing competition sponsored by our community partner Moto Services in Blyth and Oxford University Press.

    The following pupils will all receive a certificate and a limited edition pencil: 

    Henry Johnson

    Laaibah Nusrat

    Chanelle Kay

    Joleen Toko

    Millie Cassidy

    Mary-Beth Stephenson

    Sarah Jayne Sturdy

    Lauren Penketh

    Grace Stanger

    Briony Dale

  • Toy Stories Mini Sagas Competition Winners

    23rd January 2018 - Serlby Park Academy

    Congratulations and well done to pupils in KS1 and KS2 who have had their mini sagas chosen for publication in the latest book to be published by Young Writers.

    The sagas had to be no longer than 100 words and have a clear beginning, a middle and ending and tell the tales of what toys get up to when no one is around.

    We are delighted to announce that 42 winners have been selected to appear in the latest publication from Young Writers when it comes out in May 2018.

    Well done to everyone who took part in this fu

  • Phonics workshop

    23rd January 2018 - Hatfield Woodhouse Primary School

    All foundation stage and KS1 parents are invited to join us at 2.45pm on Tuesday 23rd January to learn about how you can help to support your child with their phonics in and out of school.

  • LondonTrip

    23rd January 2018 - Mersey Primary Academy

    On Thursday 16th November year 5 went to London for an over night residential. They had a meal at Garfunkels followed by a visit to the Shaftesbury Avenue theatre to see Matilda which was amazing. The next day the children had a great time visiting the Natural History Museum and learning all about life.

  • Christmas Jumper Day

    23rd January 2018 - Mersey Primary Academy

    On Friday 15th December we took part in Save the Children's annual christmas jumper day, it was lovely to see all the children in their christmas jumpers. We raised £107.


  • Charlie and Chocolate Factory Experience

    23rd January 2018 - Mersey Primary Academy

    Monday 18th December saw the first of our new reward experiences. The children could use their credits to take part in the'Charlie and Chocolate Factory' experience. There were lots of different activities happening  in the hall.


  • Dentist at GLPA

    22nd January 2018 - Green Lane Primary Academy

    Year 2 had a workshop about how to keep our teeth healthy and clean from dentist Dr. Eggleton (Erin's mum).  The children loved practising brushing the giant teeth, learning about how much sugar is in some of our favourite drinks, were grossed out by horrible decaying teeth, were fascinated by some x-rays, and even got a toothpaste sample to take home!   

  • Quality Award for Careers Guidance

    21st January 2018 - De Lacy Academy

    De Lacy Academy achieves award for careers work


    De Lacy Academy, in Knottingley, has been recognised for its outstanding careers work this week. The school has been awarded the Quality in Careers Standard awarded by Prospects.  The Quality in Careers Standard is awarded to schools and education providers who can demonstrate the importance they place on careers and how they support students to make decisions about their life after school.

    De Lacy Academy is a Good school, continually working to improve the ch

  • Weekly Newsletter

    19th January 2018 - Crookesbroom Primary Academy

    Please click on this 'News Item' to see this weeks newsletter.

  • Newsletter

    19th January 2018 - The Parks Academy

    Have a look at what we've been doing at the academy this week.


  • Super Movers

    19th January 2018 - Green Lane Primary Academy

    The BBC and the Premier League are working in partnership on a new initiative called Super Movers.It helps children to become more active throughout their school day to enhance their learning and get them moving in the classroom.


    Year 3 and Year 4 took part in the live lesson of fun, active maths where Alex Scott MBE joined CBBC favourites Ben Shires and Naomi Wilkinson to showcase Super Movers content.


    Mr Bright - A maths lesson like no other!! Active, energetic and memorable.

    Jake - "I liked it that we c

  • Burrows 'Search for a Star'

    19th January 2018 - Rossington All Saints Academy

    Today our Year 11 students had an assembly with Burrows motor company. They learnt about a new and exciting apprenticeship programme “Search for a Star”. The programme is aimed at young individuals who are looking to kick start their career within the motor industry. Students along with their parents and guardians were invited to the fun open evenings at local dealerships to give the students access to the insights of the different areas of Burrows which will include a tour of the workshop, speeches from st

  • School Gateway App

    19th January 2018 - Kingston Park Academy

    School Gateway - We’re making communication easier, faster and more effective

    We are pleased to announce that we are introducing a new text and email service called the ‘School  Gateway’. This means that we can communicate with parents more quickly and cost effectively via email, text and smartphone app.

    If you have a smartphone, both you and school can save money when you download the School Gateway app for your smartphone from your app store (Android and iphone). By doing this we can send you app messages (

  • Writing Competition Winners

    18th January 2018 - De Lacy Academy

    Thank you to all year 8's who entered the careers writing competition, there was some very good quality writing. Top 3 winners will be announced in next week's assembly. These will go forward to the company competition ( Topic U.K.).



  • University of Lincoln Philosophy Competition

    18th January 2018 - De Lacy Academy

    University of Lincoln are hosting a philosophy competition. Entries need to evaluate What is Love? Entries need to be no longer than 1500 words. Winners will receive £100.

    If you would like to get involved entries need to be given to Miss Williams before Monday 12th March.

    Good luck and get writing!!