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!

  • French Exchange 2016

    20th April 2016 - Hull Trinity House Academy

    The annual French exchange took place this Easter.  Miss Welton, Mrs Metcalfe and 9 of our students travelled with their French partners to the sunny climes of the South of France.  Pupils thoroughly immersed themselves in French life, trying the food and practising their French and of course shopping!  Henry Allan says, ” There were many interesting excursions, but my favourite was when we went to the Pyrenees.  It was a steep climb at times, but some of us actually ran up the mountain and had to stop for

  • Beacon Project

    20th April 2016 - Queen Elizabeth's Academy

    We would like to say thank you to Farmilo Primary School, Intake Farm Primary School and Queen Elizabeth's Academy for supporting with the Family of Schools food collection for the Beacon Project this year. It was a hugely successful project. 

    As you can see from the photograph, a large amount of food was collected along with toiletries.

    Louisa from the Beacon Project was very grateful to the schools for taking the time to organise the collection and also appreciative of the school wanting to know more about

  • Canteen Meal Deal

    20th April 2016 - Hull Trinity House Academy

    As a consequence of the Government increase to  the National Minimum Wage, Chartwells, our school meals provider, is having to increase the price of the daily ‘Meal Deal’ by 10p, from £2.00 to £2.10 from Monday 18th April 2016.

  • 2016 Pontefract Cycling Festival

    20th April 2016 - Simpsons Lane Academy

    Returning for the third year the 2016 Ponte Cycle Fest is bigger than ever with more attractions to suit the whole family. A 5k running race and a new veterans cycling race and schools races are added to the mens and womens events on the day. Our free to attend family ride on fully closed roads makes a return by popular demand.

    For the less energetic, we have a full festival programme with a fun fair, cycle jumble, food stalls, bouncy castles and face painting. Be sure to mark June 12th into your diary for a

  • Y1 Dinostar Workshop

    20th April 2016 - Wybers Wood Academy

    The children have been looking at some dinosaur claws and teeth as well as a real Triceratops leg bone! They have also enjoyed seeing an Allosoraus skull.  Everyone is having a fantastic day!


  • 2H

    20th April 2016 - Wybers Wood Academy

    2H painting their plant pots before planting our herbs.

  • High flyers visit Oxford University

    19th April 2016 - John Whitgift Academy
    On March 2nd twelve JWA pupils from the Most Able cohort went to the University of Oxford to experience what it would be like to study there.
    During the day pupils got a tour of the city - including the Bodleian Library, which we discovered has a copy of every book that has ever been published and an underground basement which connects it to the iconic Radcliffe Camera. We also got to see an exhibition in the newly opened Weston Library where we saw the oldest remaining map of England.
    In the afternoon pupi
  • Fantastic fundraisers

    19th April 2016 - The Vale Academy

    Thanks to parents, students and staff who contributed to make our Year 7 Sport Relief mile a tremendous success.

    An amazing £574.60 was raised by the year group, which completed the event on the academy’s field during their PE lessons.

    Students had an assembly beforehand showing them how Sport Relief money helps children in the United Kingdom and around the world. 

    Abigale Latta  said she had managed to raise £40 for the mile.

    “I really enjoyed doing it for a worthy cause,” she said.

    Joe Evans said: “After list

  • Cup winners - again!

    19th April 2016 - The Vale Academy

    Talented footballers ended another successful season by retaining a district trophy for the final time.

    The Vale Academy’s Year 11 side lifted the Scunthorpe and District Schools Football Cup, beating Frederick Gough in the final held at nearby Brigg Town Football Club.

    They had beaten Huntcliff Comprehensive, Melior Community Academy and St Bede’s Academy in previous rounds. 

    PE teacher Matthew Neal said, after an entertaining first half, The Vale led at the interval thanks to a Charlie Dolling solo effort. 

  • Year 7 Ambition Visit

    19th April 2016 - Queen Elizabeth's Academy

    On Tuesday 19 April, a group of identified year 7 students took part in their annual visit to the University of Nottingham as part of the Ambitions Programme.  The students had the experience to learn more about what university life is like and what a typical day or week at university would look like for them. 

    They worked in groups with other students from different schools to design a "student to study" at the university and then planned out what the timetable would look like. The students took part in a

  • Rock Challenge

    18th April 2016 - Craven Primary Academy

    A huge well done to all of the children who took part in the 2016 Be Your Best J Rock competition on Friday evening at the Ice Arena.  Our entry of 'Roots' was absolutely amazing and won 11/12 awards and came an overall 4th.  We are so proud of you all, as an academy you showed team spirit, determination and were an absolute credit.  You all worked so hard.  We will celebrate in an awards assembly next week.  Keep a look out for the date.  Well done again!

  • Welcome Back!

    18th April 2016 - Wainwright Primary Academy

    We would like to welcome everyone back after the Easter Holidays.

    We hope everyone had a wonderful break.

  • Move on Move Up Project

    15th April 2016 - Rossington All Saints Academy

    As your son/ daughter is currently in Year 11 and preparing to take their GCSE examinations, we would like to make you aware of a series of free rewards based study sessions being held at leisure centres across Doncaster throughout April and May.

    The sessions are part of an exciting and brand new initiative aimed at the young people of Doncaster and is supported by the Mayor Ros Jones. The ‘Mayor’s Move On Up Project’ is designed to support all secondary schools in helping young people raise their attainmen

  • Dodgeball Competition

    15th April 2016 - Wybers Wood Academy

    Well done Y4 pupils who came 6th in the local dodgeball competion held at Oasis Wintringham.

    This event has been organised as part of the Sainsbury's School Games initiative.

  • 2R Trip

    14th April 2016 - Wybers Wood Academy

    Pupils enjoying a visit to Pennells Garden Centre as part of their topic, The Scented Garden

  • Joseph & His Technicolour Dreamcoat

    14th April 2016 - Wybers Wood Academy

    Pupils visited the Grimsby Auditorium today to watch Joseph & His Technicolour Dreamcoat.  The show was amazing and thoroughly enjoyed by everyone.  Nutkin got a bit carried away and tried to get up on stage!  A big thank you to our pupils for their excellent behaviour.  Several visitors & staff at the Auditorium commented on it.  We are very proud of you all.

  • Contact Numbers

    13th April 2016 - Willow Green Academy

    Can we remind you of the importance of informing us of any changes to telephone numbers. We have had several instances recently where we have needed to contact parents quickly but have not been able to as we have not been given current phone numbers. Please see attachment below to print if needed.

  • Update from the Maths Department

    12th April 2016 - Melior Community Academy

    As we get closer the the Exam season, there have been some changes to the Maths classes in light of the recent PPEs. This is to ensure the needs of every student can be met through precise planning and delivery from our staff.


  • Year 2 Residential 2016

    12th April 2016 - Simpsons Lane Academy

    On Monday 1st February 2016 children arrived at school and had been eagerly awaiting their residential trip to Peak Venture for a long time. It was a dry and sunny day when we set off on our big adventure and the coach was noisy and brimming with excitement.

    When we arrived the children were introduced to their group leader and we were shown around the vast site. They were amazed at just how enormous it was and were itching to get started with their activities. The first activity was the bouldering, which tu


    12th April 2016 - Crookesbroom Primary Academy

    We are supporting the charity NSPCC and would like to help riase money by doing a 'Meaningful Maths Challenge'. Children have been sent home with sponsor form to complete and return by 26th April. We would like to thank you, in advance, for all sponsor donations.