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!

  • Newsletter

    16th March 2018 - The Parks Academy

    Read our latest news here on our weekly newsletter.



  • Student excels during Pi Day celebrations

    16th March 2018 - John Whitgift Academy

    Pi Day is celebrated on March 15th around the world.  Pi (Greek letter “π”) is the symbol used in mathematics to represent a constant — the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter — which is approximately 3.14159.

    Pi has been calculated to over one trillion digits beyond its decimal point and Pi’s infinite nature makes it a fun challenge to memorise. One John Whitgift student, Niamh Clarke, has managed to memorise it to 104 decimal places! A very impressive feat!


    Watch Niamh recite Pi to 104 d

  • ‘Write’ job to meet celebrities

    16th March 2018 - The Vale Academy


    Fascinating stories from a career covering sport proved inspirational to The Vale Academy’s Year 8 Scholars’ Programme students.

    Former BBC journalist Charles Runcie told stories of meeting icons such as David Beckham, Michael Owen and Sebastian Coe when he visited the school to discuss his life and career.

    Charles has travelled the world doing something he loves: writing.

    One time Head of Sport for BBC English Regions, he has covered many sports events in places such as Beijing, Barcelona and South Africa.


  • World Book Day 2018

    16th March 2018 - Serlby Park Academy

    To celebrate this fantastic event, primary pupils and staff have dressed up as their favourite story book characters today.

    Well done to everyone who has taken part to make this day a wonderful success and help us celebrate the importance of reading!



  • World Book Day Newsletter

    16th March 2018 - Green Lane Primary Academy

    Please read all about the wonderful World Book Day at GLPA last week. Lots of photo's and accounts of the activities by the children.

  • Easter Hat Parade

    16th March 2018 - Kingston Park Academy

    All pupils design and make your own Easter bonnet/hat. This can be any hat; straw hat, cap, cowboy hat , woolly hat.

    Your creations will be shown in the parade on the 29th March 2018 at 8:40am in the yard where the winners will be chosen and prizes given at the Celebration Assembly.

    Get Creative!



  • Enterprise Workshops

    16th March 2018 - Kingston Park Academy

    Parents/carers are invited to take part in a variety of craft workshops. The workshops will be run in classrooms 2.00pm—3.00pm and will  involve making things with the pupils to sell at the Easter Enterprise Fair. All resources will be provided

    Monday  19th March 2018—Year 2 & Year 3

    Tuesday 20th March 2018—Year 4

    Wednesday 21st March 2018—Year 1

    Thursday  22nd March 2018— FS2, Year 5 & Year 6

    Friday 23rd March 2018— FS1 11.00am



  • Cross Country Silver Medalists

    15th March 2018 - Green Lane Primary Academy

    On Wednesday 14th March 2018 our Year 5 boys took part in the West Yorkshire Cross Country Championships where they competed against schools from Calderdale, Bradford, Kirklees, Leeds and Wakefield. Having qualified for the finals by coming fourth in the Leeds Cross Country Championships, the boys knew it was going to be a tough challenge  as they faced the finest runners in the county. The course at Temple Newsam was 1375m long and provided plenty of opportunities for the boys to overtake and show what the

  • Reading Challenge Gold Award

    15th March 2018 - Serlby Park Academy

    Well done to Ella in 4KC, who has just completed the Serlby Park Reading Challenge by reading all twenty books in this year's challenge. 

    Well done Ella!




  • Year 11 Presentation National Citizenship

    15th March 2018 - Serlby Park Academy


    NCS held an exciting information assembly for our Year 11 students. NCS is an opportunity for 16-17 year olds to learn new skills, meet new people and challenge themselves to try things they might never have had the chance to do before.  NCS looks great on CVs and gives young people something that makes them stand out from the crowd in job and University interviews.  They will have access to exclusive opportunities from business, volunteering and charity partners. Interest in the scheme is as always very p

  • Year 10 Art Students

    14th March 2018 - The Elland Academy

    Year 10 Art students have recently finished an exciting new project in their GCSE coursework. The topic was inspired by Jackson Pollock and his abstract expressionistic art. The students have also been learning about complimentary and contrasting colours and how to use these colours to give the most impact in their own work.

    The results have been very impressive and demonstrate, not only, research of a major influence in the art world, but great experimentation.

  • Reading Challenge Gold Award

    14th March 2018 - Serlby Park Academy


    Well done to Kenya in 3SK, who has just completed the Serlby Park Reading Challenge by reading all twenty books in this year's challenge.

    Well done Kenya!




  • Reading Challenge Gold Award

    14th March 2018 - Serlby Park Academy



    Well done to Grace in 6KL, who has just completed the Serlby Park Reading Challenge by reading all twenty books in this year's challenge.

    Well done Grace!



  • Y11 Revision Sessions

    14th March 2018 - Rossington All Saints Academy

    Please see below the Y11 revision sessions that are planned in the lead up to the summer exams.


  • Speaker & Guide Dogs Visit - Secondary Pupils

    14th March 2018 - Serlby Park Academy


    As part of our on-going fundraising for good causes, I am delighted to say that Thursday 15th March we have some guest speakers visiting the Academy along with their guide dogs. All pupils have been given a letter to take home with them. Students have also been asked to make a voluntary £1 contribution, in addition to this there will be merchandise on sale.


    thank you

  • Kurling

    14th March 2018 - Green Lane Primary Academy

    On Monday twelve Year 3 children represented GLPA in a Garforth Schools New Age Kurling competition. For those of you not familiar with New Age Kurling, it was while watching the Ice Curling World Championships that John Bennett came up with the idea of New Age Kurling. The game is played by pushing stones comprising of bearings along the ground towards a target with the idea being to get as many of your stones closer to the centre of the target than your opponents stones. It requires accuracy, careful appl

  • Moto in the Community

    13th March 2018 - Serlby Park Academy

     Moto in the Community Book Programme

    We are delighted to announce that once again our community partner, Moto Services in Blyth, has generously donated over £5000 in brand new books to Serlby Park Academy. 

    Since 2006, Moto have pledged over 123,000 books into their adopted schools nationwide. They identified a real need to assist schools struggling to fund adequate resources for their literacy schemes and school libraries.  Their campaign is supported by the generosity of customers and visitors to Moto serv

  • International Women's Day 8th March 2018

    13th March 2018 - Serlby Park Academy
    To celebrate International Women's Day we have a brand new collection of books by well-known female authors now available for pupils to read and enjoy.
    In addition to this, we are also able to offer a fantastic collection of non-fiction titles detailing the lives of many well-known female pioneers, authors, artists, famous women in history and sportswomen.
    Pop into the library and discover your 'Shero'!
  • Easter revision session information

    12th March 2018 - De Warenne Academy

    We have a number of revision sessions taking place across the two weeks of the Easter holidays. Please see the table below for an overview. This will be updated regularly as more sessions are added. 

    Last update 16/03/2018





    Friday 23rd March (Inset Day)

    Y11 ICT



    Monday 26th March




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    Tuesday 27th March

    Comp Sci



    Tuesday 27th March




    Tuesday 27th March





  • Weekly Newsletter 12/03/18

    12th March 2018 - Rowena Academy

    Please find attached our weekly newsletter for 12th March 2018.