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!

  • Earthquake hits Rossington!

    11th April 2016 - Pheasant Bank Academy


    Our year 4 pupils arrived in school this morning to a big surprise! Something had taken place overnight, resulting in their classrooms being in rather a mess. After conducting some very thorough investigations, the children came to the conclusion that an earthquake had hit their corridor! Well done to Y4 for solving the mystery!

  • Sport Relief Row-athon

    11th April 2016 - The Grove Academy

    Staff and students celebrated the recent Sports Relief day, and raised money for the good causes by rowing the Channel!

    For a whole host of reasons this didn't take place on water but rather in the safety of the Gym. Students and staff took turns to complete the channel distance on the rowing machine during the morning. It was a smooth crossing and the boat cruised into Calais just before home time.

  • Music Exam Success

    8th April 2016 - Don Valley Academy

    Congratulations to the following students for recently passing their music exams. A great achievement by all, well done!

    Adam Littledyke - Grade 2 Drums - Distinction

    Mikaela West - Grade 2 Flute - Merit

    Jordan Davis - Grade 3 Theory - Pass

    Charlotte Carlile - Grade 2 Theory - Merit

    Rowan Dennis - Grade 1 Theory - Distinction

    Daniel Richards - Grade 1 Theory - Distinction

    Rebecca Vickers - Grade 1 Theory - Distinction

  • Let's Get Ready For School

    6th April 2016 - Grange Lane Infant Academy

    We extend a huge thank you to the Families Information Services, the health visitors and the children's services team for putting on the Let's Get Ready for School event here at Grange Lane Infant Academy.

    The event was very informative for families who have young children who are almost ready for starting school. With guidance on keeping those young teeth healthy, toileting issues, attendance and early learning goals it was really supportive and reassuring for all parents who will have children starting sch


    4th April 2016 - The Elland Academy

    On the last day of term students played the role of Crime Scene Investigators. Students took part in activities to identify the possible suspects, this included: impact testing, suspect interrogation, Luminol tests for blood, CCTV, DNA testing and fingerprint analysis.   

    A huge thanks goes to the amazing people who went out of their way to help with the resources and activities!

    The votes were counted and the majority of students analysed the evidence correctly which lead to the arrest of our very own Assist

  • Arthur the dog

    4th April 2016 - Pheasant Bank Academy

    We have a very special new member of PBA- Arthur the dog. Arthur will be making weekly visits to our Academy over the forthcoming weeks. How exciting!


  • C6 Exams: Summer Exams

    3rd April 2016 - The Doncaster Collegiate Sixth Form

    The Summer Exams will be taking place from Monday 16th May 2016.

    Students should optain their Timetables from the Head of Sixth Form or Exams Officer in their Home Academy.


    Students will also be given their arrangements for Study leave with their timetable.

  • Attendance

    1st April 2016 - Wainwright Primary Academy

    Our 100% prize draw winners for this half term are Joshua, Leah, Eleanor and Maisie.

    Well done to all of children who have achieved 100% attendance this half term.

  • Happy Easter

    1st April 2016 - Wainwright Primary Academy

    School will now be closed from Monday 4th April  and we will return to school on Monday 18th April.

    We would like to wish everyone a Happy Easter!

  • Easter Cake Sale

    30th March 2016 - The Elland Academy

    During enterprise sessions students organised a bake sale to raise money for Cancer Research UK. Students created posters and baked all the cakes which were sold during break and lunch time. Lots of staff members and students bought cakes helping our students to raise £41 on the day.


    30th March 2016 - The South Leeds Academy

    I am Fahmida a year 7 student at The South Leeds Academy, and on the 9th March I attended Leeds City Council’s Inner South Community Committee which took place at our academy.

    Lots of people gathered at our academy to take a look around the various business stalls and speak with the staff on each stall about the careers at their business. Students also had the opportunity to take part in various workshops to give their opinion about career opportunities in our area, and get advice on how to progress in thei

  • HESCO Engineering Challenge

    30th March 2016 - The South Leeds Academy

    The annual Festival Of Science, held at the University of Leeds is an opportunity for students to visit the campus, attend sample lectures and ask questions about courses and life  at the prestigious academic institution. This year, ten of our Year 8 and 9 students were invited to participate in the HESCO Engineering Challenge. The challenge, sponsored HESCO, required the group to take a scaled down sample product manufactured by the company, determine its uses and reverse engineer the parts. The group had

  • New School Menu - Spring Term 2016

    29th March 2016 - Wainwright Primary Academy

    Nottinghamshire County Council currently provide our school dinners and this is contract is coming to an end at Easter. We have been working hard to find the best provider for our school dinners. Some of our pupils have helped us on this mission and they joined us on a great day out where different providers brought us their food to sample.


    We are pleased to say that our school dinners will be provided by a company called Chartwells; a leading provider in primary school meals in the UK.


    Here you can find th

  • Year 6 English Booster Sessions

    29th March 2016 - Wainwright Primary Academy

    In preparation for the Year 6 SATs in May, we will be offering two booster sessions for English before school on a Wednesday and Thursday morning. The sessions will be from 8:30 – 9:00am. The sessions will start after the Easter holiday (Wednesday 20th & Thursday 21st April) and run every week until the exams. The last booster sessions will be Thursday 5th May.

    During the session your child will be offered toast and juice.

    The focus of the sessions will be grammar and spelling because this year the difficult

  • Southwell Minster Visit

    29th March 2016 - Queen Elizabeth's Academy

    The whole of the Academy community, staff and students, visited Southwell Minster on Tuesday 29th March 2016 for an Easter Celebration Service. This was the first time the whole Academy community had visited the Minster and after the success of the event this will become an annual event in the future.

    The service was led by Fr Matthew Askey from the Minster and the Academy Chaplain, Mrs S Smart. The service focussed on the vision statement of the Academy: Seek Justice, Love Mercy, Walk Humbly with Your God.

  • Festival of Science Volcano Challenge

    29th March 2016 - The South Leeds Academy

    As part of the University of Leeds Festival of Science, fifteen of our talented Year 8 and 9 students visited the Earth Science Laboratory. The laboratory is a state of the art facility that allows undergraduate and post graduate students to carry out innovative and ground breaking research using the excellent facilities. Our group began the day with a lesson that demonstrated the correlation between the location of volcanoes and the frequency of earthquakes. The groups used both knowledge acquired from the

  • Vale View spring 2016

    25th March 2016 - The Vale Academy

    This issue of the Vale Views is packed with events, sports, report of our stage play, Scrooge, and much more.

  • Easter Y11 Revision Sessions

    24th March 2016 - Hull Trinity House Academy

    The Academy is running some Y11 Revision Sessions over Easter Holiday. You can find the detailed timetable here and on our page: How to Support my Child

    Furthermore, our Y11 Revision Guide is available on the same page. It gives further information that can be used at home to help support the revision process for the examinations. Each subject area offers guidance about revision tools and techniques which could be used and suitable revision resources. Details of additional revision sessions are also includ

  • Wear a Hat

    24th March 2016 - Hull Trinity House Academy

    Today was Wear a Hat day at Hull Trinity House Academy in order to raise awareness about Brain Tumours. This is a subject particularly important to us at the Academy and you can read the story of our Exam Officer, Mrs Jayne Reffin, in the Hull Daily Mail

    Here is a picture some of our boys in their hats:

  • Dinner Day 2016

    24th March 2016 - Hull Trinity House Academy

    Yesterday was our annual Dinner Day. All the boys were outstanding during our whole Academy parade and inspection from the Master Warden, the Principal and School Captain. Following this, KS4 students attended their Chapel Service followed by a lunch with the Brethren. As usual, it was a very special day for the Academy and the Year 11 students.

    To know more about this tradition you can look at this page of our website.

    Here are some pictures of the whole school parade below:


    And some pictures of the meal w