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!

  • Step up day – Race for Life

    12th July 2016 - Queen Elizabeth's Academy

    On Tuesday 12 July Queen Elizabeth's Academy held a special day called “Step Up Day” the focus of this was around enterprise.  Each tutor group became their own business for the day.  Students developed skills around  organising  and running their own business. They created their ideas in the previous weeks during tutor time.  Each tutor group represents a House, therefore all the funds raised from the sales on the day will go towards the House Charities of the year. 


    We had support from local business Hal

  • Sports Day

    12th July 2016 - Highfields Primary Academy

    Thank you to all the parents that came and supported their children during sports day.

    Congratulations to all the children that took part in the races.

    Click the picture below for more in our gallery.

  • Diana Award Roll of Honour

    12th July 2016 - Melior Community Academy

    We are delighted to announce that Melior Community Academy has been added to Lady Diana Roll of honour for our sustained work around anti-bullying.

    These students all come from different backgrounds in life, but they all work together as a group and on their own to make the school a safe and happy environment for others. They always put others first before themselves. Students have attended drop in at break and lunch, given up time in summer holidays to help out at summer school and attended year 7 camp help

  • Parental Forum

    12th July 2016 - Melior Community Academy

    Some parents have raised an interest in establishing a parental support forum at the academy.

    This will be made up of a group of interested parents of students from across the Year Groups at Melior Community Academy, together with teachers and parent governors, who meet on a regular basis to discuss issues relating to your child's time at the school.

    WHAT IS OUR AIM?

    • To develop and improve dialogue between parents and the school.
    • To continue to make whole-school improvements which benefit the academic, social a
  • Parental Meeting

    12th July 2016 - Melior Community Academy

    The parental meeting scheduled for a small number of specific parents on Wednesday 13th of July at 4PM has been postponed.

    We do appreciate that this will be frustrating for you, and that good communication between the Academy and the home is essential in ensuring that students achieve more. 

    In the meantime if you wish to make an individual appointment to see the academy to discuss your queries, please contact the academy directly

  • Paul Tarn, SPTA CEO visit

    12th July 2016 - Wybers Wood Academy

    We were very pleased to welcome Paul Tarn to our academy today.

  • Ruby in 5S

    12th July 2016 - Wybers Wood Academy

    Ruby has had her hair cut much shorter and donated it to The Little Princess Trust who make wigs for children suffering with cancer.  What an amazing and kind thing to do Ruby.

  • Attendance Reward Summer

    11th July 2016 - Crookesbroom Primary Academy

    Well Done to Year 4 who won best class attendance and were rewarded with a day of bowling.

  • Worlaby Academy does the Olympics!

    11th July 2016 - Worlaby Academy

    We had an amazing, active, action packed week trying lots of different events! During the week we took note of children following the Olympic and Paralympic values of: Friendship, Respect, Excellence, Determination, Inspiration, Courage and Equality. We finished the week awarding our Olympic medals for these values in each of our sports. The sports were: archery, multiskills, basketball, martial arts, cricket, skipping, football, skateramp and street dance.

  • Thought for the week …

    11th July 2016 - Park View Primary Academy

    This week’s R for Learning is REASONING. Can you explain your thinking?

  • Moving into Y6?

    10th July 2016 - Estcourt Primary Academy

    Please click on the link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gexq3LVJXpI&app=desktop and have a look at the video our current Y6 pupils have made titled 'Day in the Life of a Y6 Pupil'. They hope it helps you find out even more about the academy, and some of the opportunities you will have in Y6, including the residential to Edale!

  • Year 6 SATs results

    8th July 2016 - The Parks Academy

    This week Y6 got their SATs results. Pupils did very, very well. We are very proud of their achievements.

    Next week the rewards continue for them!

  • Feedback from a volunteer

    8th July 2016 - The Elland Academy

    This week we have received a lovely letter from a volunteer who is now embarking on her teaching career.

    "I had a wonderful time volunteering at the Elland Academy"

    "The staff were welcoming and helpful"

    "My time at Elland has made me realise how much I want to help children in the future"

    "The work that I have witnessed at the Elland Academy is outstanding, the approach that is taken with the children is amazing, and I honestly believe that every school should manage behaviour in that way"

    http://www.ellandaca

  • The Summer Holidays

    8th July 2016 - The Elland Academy

    Life at The Elland Academy does not stop because its the Summer holidays. PC Hides has activities planned for students such as a sports camp and horse riding followed by a healthy lunch. Miss Procter will also be attending the events.

    Continued engagement through out the holidays by PC Hides helps to reduce anti-social behaviour in and around the local community.
  • Seasonal Work in English

    8th July 2016 - The Elland Academy

    In Autumn, students focused on learning about personification, creating figures from autumn leaves and writing about them.

    In Winter, we created a puppet theatre version of Dickens’ A Christmas Carol.

    Now in Summer, we are creating a garden – based around an imagined and magical world. In this world students are exploring myths and heroic legends, through characters they have created.

     

  • Final Letter to Parents

    8th July 2016 - Rossington All Saints Academy

    Please see below the final letter to parents this academic year with some key information and dates.

  • Year 6 Transition Week

    8th July 2016 - Queen Elizabeth's Academy

    From Monday 4 July  Year 6 students spent almost a week at Queen Elizabeth's Academy to help prepare for their start in September.


    Students had the opportunity to  tour the academy, take part in lesson experiences, experience a “ what about me day” which involved lots of team games and understanding everyone’s own strengths and differences. 

    The students spent time with their house leaders and completed transition booklets throughout the week, which allowed time for them to build relationships with key staff

  • ROSCARS

    8th July 2016 - Rossington All Saints Academy

    Wednesday, 6th July saw the third annual ROSCARs Ceremony held at Rossington All Saints. As always, the audience were treated to an evening of spectacular entries across all key stages at Rossington schools: ‘Goldilocks and the Three Bears’ won the Foundation Stage award with the Tornedale Infant Academy’s Neptune Class taking home story book resource packs to use in their next adventures; Key Stage 1 winners included entries about Andy Goldsworthy and ‘The Queen’s Knickers’; a professional film trailer too

  • Accelerated Reader

    8th July 2016 - Rossington All Saints Academy

    Readers in Year 7-9 have been devouring books since September,  They have managed to read 23 million words so far this year surpassing their target of 20 million words!

    Special congratulations go to Ella Hughes and Matthew Hall who were the star readers for their own particular years.

    Each time students pass a quiz they are entered into a raffle and this terms winners were Mia Hornsby and Molly Wilson.

  • Newsletter - Summer 2 week 5

    8th July 2016 - Knottingley St. Botolph's

    St Botolph’s Academy News