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!

  • Vale Primary - Highest Performer in Yorkshire

    2nd February 2016 - Delta Academies Trust

    ‘Vale Primary Academy – One of the highest performing schools within Wakefield and Yorkshire’.

  • JWA at Twickenham!

    2nd February 2016 - John Whitgift Academy
    JWA were invited to partake in a meet and greet with the current England rugby squad at Twickenham on Friday 29th January. The following students were selected to attend and represent us:
    Adam Neilson, Harrison Barrell, Josh Jennings, Brandon Taylor, Tommy & Joe Edmunds, Byron Fielding, Jordan Young, Josh Sutton, Billy Tuff, Liam Smith, Bailey Shore & Liam Burrows.
    The group along with Mrs Sowerby, Mrs Wardle and Mr McKeon travelling down to Twickenham leaving JWA at 04.30am! The team observed a training s
  • Parent's Engagement Forum: Meeting 3

    2nd February 2016 - Manor Croft Academy

    On 2nd February the Manor Croft Parent's Engagement Forum convened for its third time this year to discuss the important aspect of reading.  Staff delivered workshops on the importance of reading skills to access all aspects of the curriculum and even a small number of Year 7 students attended to assist.  The main focus was to promote reading at home which will ensure that students can access all materials in examinations and class work.  The forum was a great success and very thought provoking for all invo

  • Year 2 Residential

    1st February 2016 - Simpsons Lane Academy

    Just to let you all know the children on the Year 2 Residential have arrived safely.

  • Thought for the week ...

    1st February 2016 - Park View Primary Academy

    It’s story week! We’ll be looking at lots of fabulous books this week and celebrating Harry Potter day on Thursday- where Park View will be transformed into Hogwarts!

  • Basket Ball Winners

    1st February 2016 - Rossington All Saints Academy

    Congratulations to Miss Pay's form who have been crowned Intra House Basketball winners, they demonstrated fantastic teamwork that secured them victory and saw them score 30 baskets, the highest score so far!!

  • PGL Caythorpe here we come......

    1st February 2016 - Wybers Wood Academy

    Y5 & 6 pupils have set off for a fun filled week at PGL Caythorpe this afternoon.  Watch this space and and our Twitter page for regular updates. 

  • Young Voices 2016

    29th January 2016 - Melior Community Academy

    Last Friday 100 pupils from Melior teamed up with Leys Farm Juniors to perform in this years Young Voices concert at Sheffield Arena.

    The group performed a range of material alongside other schools to create a mass choir of 5100 singers.

    The annual sell out trip was a huge success, so much so that we hope to sing our hearts out with an even bigger choir at the 02 Arena in London next year. 

  • 3R in the Bronze Age

    29th January 2016 - Wybers Wood Academy

    Pupils from 3R have been making Beaker Folk coil pots today just like they made in the Bronze Age.

  • Further Education Awareness Day

    29th January 2016 - Manor Croft Academy

    On Friday 29th January Year 10 students were treated to a Further Education Awareness Day.  During the morning student ambassadors from Leeds Beckett University, Huddersfield University, Leeds City College and Leeds College of Art visited school and worked with all Year 10 students to explain about the various courses on offer at their establishments.

    Later on in the day the whole of Year 10 visited Leeds University and Leeds Beckett University to get a complete picture of what a university campus looks and

  • Indoor Athletics Competition

    29th January 2016 - Estcourt Primary Academy

    On Friday 29th January, children from year 4 & 6 went to Ennerdale Leisure Centre to take part in Hull School Games Indoor Athletics Competition. They competed against 17 other schools from Hull. The children had a great day they showed fantastic resilience and team work and we are very proud of them. Results of the competition will be published shortly

  • Parent/Carers invited to TEA

    28th January 2016 - The Elland Academy

    Friday 12th February

    Parents and carers are invited to attend a session to meet and discuss the progress of their child on Friday 12th February. Transport pick up points have been arranged and further information can be found in the letter that has been sent. This is an excellent opportunity to view the academy and to meet the teachers that teach your son/daughter. We look forward to welcoming you to The Elland between 11am and 1pm.

  • Ruth Miskin Badge

    27th January 2016 - Crookesbroom Primary Academy

    Crookesbroom have been accredited with Ruth MiskinTraining badge school 2015-2016.

  • Mosque Visits

    27th January 2016 - Wybers Wood Academy

    Year 3 & 4 pupils enjoyed a visit to the Grimsby Mosque to learn about different cultures.

  • Thought for the week ....

    25th January 2016 - Park View Primary Academy

    Smile and the world smiles with you!

  • Parent Forum 27th Jan 5pm

    25th January 2016 - East Garforth Primary Academy

    Email info@egpa.org.uk to book your place on our Parent Forum. We will hold a Parent Forum each term to take parents' views on a range of subjects.

  • Bah Humbug? Not here!

    25th January 2016 - The Vale Academy

    Congratulations to students and staff involved in the wonderful production of Scrooge.

    The Drama Department students started rehearsals in October and worked hard, sometimes four nights a week, to bring this classic tale to life.

    More than 100 students were involved in the production, ranging from actors to dancers, from musicians to backstage and technical crew.

    Principal Nicola Williams said: “I’d like to say huge congratulations to the Drama Department, students and their families for their support.


  • Challenge adds up to success

    25th January 2016 - The Vale Academy

    Dividing lines were drawn but nothing could take away from a highly successful maths challenge between teams from eight primary schools.

    Parents and grandparents added to a supportive atmosphere as 32 pupils from Years 3 and 4 and the same number from Years 5 and 6 took part in the now annual event at The Vale Academy in Brigg.

    Organiser Jayne Keeler said the aim was to provide a mathematical challenge for the local primary schools.

    “We want to show them from an early age that maths can be fun and interesting,

  • Andrew Percy MP visit

    22nd January 2016 - The Vale Academy

    Andrew Percy MP visited Year 10 to talk about Parliament, being an MP, Government and Politics and had a lively debate with students.