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!

  • Drug and alcohol awareness

    5th January 2017 - The Elland Academy
    Just before we broke up for the festive break students took part in a drop down afternoon which covered sessions which fouced on tobacco/smoking, drugs and alcohol. During the sessions students had opportunities to discuss these areas in circle times, create posters and research on the impact of each topic. Feedback was outstanding and proves that the practical activities during these sessions were the most popular with students who were involved.
  • Welcome to new era

    5th January 2017 - The Vale Academy

    Welcome to a new year and new era at The Vale Academy.

    We have moved into our fabulous £13.9-million new building, accessed via our new entrance off Atherton Way.

    It gives students and teachers the state-of-the-art facilities they deserve, said Principal Nicola Williams.

    “We’re delighted to welcome our students and staff to our new building. I’d like to thank the team who have worked tirelessly throughout the Christmas holidays, packing and unpacking, to ensure the move is as smooth as possible,” she said.



    4th January 2017 - Ash Hill Academy

    The academy will be holding a Year 8 Options Evening at 6pm on Tuesday 10th January. All parents and carers of Year 8 students are encouraged to attend, along with Year 8 students, to gain a better insight into the Options process. There be plenty of opportunity to speak with subject teachers about each course on offer next academic year, as well as chances to speak with careers advisors, and representatives from Leeds University about future career options.

    This event will be the start of the Year 8 Options

  • Early Years Open Week

    4th January 2017 - Wybers Wood Academy

    We are holding open sessions between the 9th & 13th January 2017 for children starting school in September 2017.  Please come and have a look around so we can show you are wonderful school.


    3rd January 2017 - Ash Hill Academy

    The following is a message of thanks from Mrs Swainston regarding the Christmas Raffle:

    “I would like to thank people for their support and donations for the Christmas raffle last year, we raised an amazing £179 which will be going towards Year 11 Prom this year. First prize went to Mrs. Williams and Bryce Thornton in Year 11 won the mince pie and coffee for 2 at Coffee at Number 4. I would especially like to thank local companies such as Spartans gym, Richard Laws, Co-operative, C&N news, The Tuck Shop and

  • Accelerated Reader Update

    3rd January 2017 - Rossington All Saints Academy

    Congratulations to students in Years 7,8 and 9 who have been devouring books since September.  They have managed to read over 9 million words so far this year meaning they are well on their way towards their target of 20 million words.

    Special congratulations go to Daniel Butler and Lukas Petravicious who were the star readers for their own particular years.

    Every time students pass a quiz they are entered into a raffle and this terms winners were Armand Miftari and Brandon Lewin.

    Keep up the good work!

    Miss F

  • Happy New Year

    3rd January 2017 - Craven Primary Academy

    Welcome back! We hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and a very happy New Year!

    Here's to a fantastic Spring Term!


  • Young Writers Poetry Competition

    3rd January 2017 - Serlby Park Academy


    Pupils from KS1 have recently taken part in a fantastic poetry writing competition entitled 'Poetry Safari'.

    Well done to everyone who took part.Many pupils took part and several of the poems have now been selected for publication and will appear in a  brand new book called 'Poetry Safari - Yorkshire Poets' which is due to be published in April 2017. Copies of the book will be available to purchase at a cost of £15.99 during the summer term from www.youngwriters.co.uk

  • Welcome Back

    3rd January 2017 - The Parks Academy

    A massive welcome back after the holidays. As ever our children are straight back down to business and showing everyone how fantastic they are. Look at this amazing handwriting!

  • Thought for the Week...

    3rd January 2017 - Park View Primary Academy

    Happy New Year!!!

  • Academy opens TUESDAY 3rd JANUARY

    2nd January 2017 - The Parks Academy

    Happy new year! Please remember that the academy opens on Tuesday 3rd January for all pupils! We are looking forward to seeing you!

  • Bluebell Wood Donation

    25th December 2016 - Rowena Academy

    This year the Academy Council suggested that instead of sending Christmas cards to each other the staff made donations to Bluebell Wood. The staff thought this was a good idea and the Academy Council collected donations of £88.06 from the adults in school.

    We received a lovely email of thanks in response to our donation:

    Dear Ms Kahler

    I am emailing you in respect of your recent donation to Bluebell Wood Children's Hospice, made through our website, www.bluebellwood.org.


    We are incredibly grateful for your ama

  • Bronze

    16th December 2016 - Crookesbroom Primary Academy

    Congratulations to all these children who were awarded with a bronze attendance award. This means that these children did not have a day off in the Autumn Term.

  • Reading Prizes

    16th December 2016 - Crookesbroom Primary Academy

    Congratulations to all these children who reached the top of reading chart this half term.

  • Staff Pantomime - Peter Pan

    16th December 2016 - Manor Croft Academy

    The staff at Manor Croft treated all year groups to a stunning performance of Peter Pan on the final day of a very successful term.

    Many thanks to Miss Lyons for organising the show and to all staff who worked tirelessly learning lines and rehearsing late after school. It was well worth it!

  • This Week's Newsletter

    16th December 2016 - Simpsons Lane Academy

    Please find attached this week's newsletter.

  • Christmas Jumper Day

    16th December 2016 - Rowena Academy

    All the children and staff came to school wearing Christmas jumpers on the last day of term to raise money for Save the Children. The event raised an amazing £166.51!! Well done everyone.

  • The Magic Castle Pantomime

    16th December 2016 - Rowena Academy

    On the last day of term the whole school enjoyed a performance of The Magic Castle by Chaplins. A great deal of FUN was had by ALL!!