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!

  • Celebrating St George's Day

    22nd April 2016 - Wybers Wood Academy

    Pupils & Staff dressed in red & white today to celebrate St George's Day at Wybers Wood.

  • EYFS Trip

    22nd April 2016 - Wybers Wood Academy

    Our early years pupils are having a fun day at Rushmoor Country Park meeting lots of different animals.

  • Class acts

    21st April 2016 - The Vale Academy

    Students hope to go top of the class and win a local talent competition.

    Keaton Fussey and Heather Peers (both 15) will take part in the semi-finals of the Scunthorpe Telegraph’s annual young talent search Class Act.

    The top five from each semi, taking place on May 4 and May 18, will go through to the grand final in June.

    Keaton will perform Jeff Buckley’s song Hallelujah.

     He said: “I am looking forward to being given the Class Act opportunity.

    “Music has always been my passion and I value every chance to perfo

  • Queen at 90

    21st April 2016 - Worlaby Academy

    On Thursday 21st April, the whole school joined other members of the community to commemorate the Queen’s 90th birthday. We all met in front of the church and Bob, who is also 90 this year, planted a Queen Elizabeth floribunda. It was an exciting moment and we all waved our union jack flags and sang happy birthday to the Queen. ITV’s calendar programme was there to film the event.

    Follow the link below to watch it:

    http://www.itv.com/news/calendar/story/2016-04-20/queen-at-90-the-region-celebrates/

  • Vacancy: Teacher of Science

    20th April 2016 - Hull Trinity House Academy

    Hull Trinity House Academy is looking to appoint a Teacher of Science for September 2016.

    We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic, conscientious, talented and caring.  This person must have a professional approach to all aspects of their work and be confident in supporting the development of Science within a small departmental team. This post would suit an experienced practitioner, or a very promising and capable NQT.

    For more information please visit our recruitement page.

  • 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.


  • Mr Jones V's Football Legends!

    19th April 2016 - Grange Lane Infant Academy

     

     More information can be found in the recent article featured in the Doncaster Free Press too.

     http://www.doncasterfreepress.co.uk/news/local-schools-support-doncaster-s-eve-merton-dreams-trust-1-7865052

     

    If you would like to sponsor Mr Jones or donate to the charity you can do so at

    https://mydonate.bt.com/fundraisers/richardjones6

     

  • New Student Leaders

    19th April 2016 - The South Leeds Academy

    After intense deliberations, the student leadership team would like to announce the appointment of six new student leaders. They are:

    Annie Lowe Year 7

    Daisy Broadbent Year 7

    Chloe Picken Year 7

    Nicole Belk Year 7

    Anastasia Buizza Year 8

    Aischa Kollen Year 10

    The students selected, all filled out impressive application forms, and performed to a very high standard in their interviews. The competition for the roles was fierce, and I would encourage anyone who didn’t quite make it, to keep practicing their interview

  • 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

  • West Yorkshire Playhouse Partnership

    18th April 2016 - The South Leeds Academy

    The South Leeds Academy is excited to announce its new working partnership with West Yorkshire Playhouse. To launch this partnership a group of year 10 drama and media students were selected to take part in a visit to the Playhouse, as a reward for their hard work and for their interest in production. The visit started with a backstage tour of the theatre, as one of very few producing theatres, the students got to see where the sets are designed and created and where all the costumes were made. This was a r

  • 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!

  • Fruit Kebabs

    18th April 2016 - Grange Lane Infant Academy

    After their trip to Tesco, our reception children have been really busy finding more information out about healthy foods. Today they have been making kebabs with different types of fruit. As they did this they also discussed where the fruit would have grown and the different words they could use to describe them in looks, taste, texture and smell.