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!

  • Sport Relief

    2nd May 2016 - Pheasant Bank Academy

    Congratulations to all the children for raising a massive £1226.06 for Sport Relief 2016. The children all dressed up in red, baked cakes to sell during break times, as well as being sponsored to take part in a Haka Dance.

    Furthermore, a special thanks to all the support when biking into school that morning after setting off at 4am from Barnsley. It made it all worthwhile. What a fantastic welcoming.

    Thank again.

    From Mr Sylvester, Mr Gill and Mr Evison.

  • Year 4 Residential to Hartington Hall

    30th April 2016 - Green Lane Primary Academy

    Year 4 children took their first school residential from 27th-29th April.  They stayed at Hartington Hall and had many exciting adventures including becoming Tudors for the day, hiking in the woods and fields and exploring Hartington Village.  They were able to try out skills they had already learned and learn new skills along the way.  It was wonderful to see the growing independence the children showed.  Our video is just a small taste of the adventures had!

    Thanks go to all of the staff that helped to mak

  • Y2 Reading Expectations

    29th April 2016 - Estcourt Primary Academy

    To be working at national standard, Year 2 children are expected to read at a rate of at least 90 words per minute. Click on the link below to hear our Fabulous Fluent Reading from Year 2



  • Drama club wows the audience at CAST

    29th April 2016 - De Warenne Academy

    The De Warenne drama club took part in a performance of a play called "The Musicians" by Patrick Marber on the main stage at CAST on 21st April. This was as part of the National Theatre Connections Project. During the project, the students had a performance at the Academy where a director from the National Theatre gave them excellent feedback on their work. The drama club has students from year 7 to Year 13, who worked fantastically as a team to present a very well received performance. The performance was

  • Tour de Yorkshire

    29th April 2016 - England Lane Academy

    Our choir are singing at the Tour de Yorkshire in Knottingley on Saturday, 30th April. We are very proud of them and thankful to the Jeremy's club parents who run choir. Well done!

  • Mad May Attendance Mayhem!

    29th April 2016 - England Lane Academy

    Throughout May we are promoting even better attendance and are running a mad May reward system for parents and children. See our attendance page here for more details.

  • National Coal Mining Museum

    28th April 2016 - Crookesbroom Primary Academy

    Year 3 and 4 had a fantastic day at the National Coal Mining Museum. All the children braved the underground tour which helped us understand the harsh working conditions of miners. Children from both classes represented our school well!

  • Thursday 5th May

    28th April 2016 - Simpsons Lane Academy

    As you are aware, we have polling day at Simpson's Lane on Thursday 5th May. As SATs are taking place in the coming weeks, we are remaining open for Years 2 and 6 only. The children will working in small groups with a teacher to give them extra support in preperation.

  • Ofsted Report

    28th April 2016 - Wainwright Primary Academy

    We were inspected by Ofsted on the 19th and 20th April 2016. Ofsted have now issued their report relating to the inspection. If you would like a duplicate copy you can find it here and in our 'Letters to Parents' section. You will also find below a copy of the letter that was sent out to parents alongside the report.

  • Year 6 rocket blast!

    28th April 2016 - Hatfield Woodhouse Primary School

    A massive thank you to all the family members of year 6, who gave up their time to help us make our stomp rockets. It was a fun and crazy afternoon, there were lots of good scientifc ideas about how to make nose cones for the rockets. It was lovely to see so much teamwork and co-operation. I was amazed by the rockets at the end. Fingers crossed we do well in the final at Pheasant bank accademy on Friday 17th June.

  • 5S

    28th April 2016 - Wybers Wood Academy

    A challenging morning in 5S solving problems in maths.

  • 5T

    28th April 2016 - Wybers Wood Academy

    5T experimented how slugs smell. We found that the slug liked COFFEE! He'll be a teacher in the future I'm sure!

  • Y5/6 Netball Team

    28th April 2016 - Wybers Wood Academy

    It was cold and wet but our netball team did us proud at the competion held at Healing School.

  • A sandwich for Tesco

    28th April 2016 - Grange Lane Infant Academy

    After our trip to Tesco's we received a letter asking us to design a healthy sandwich!

    We had to draw it, list the ingredients and write the instructions. Then we made our sandwiches and ate them to check they were good enough for Tesco's customers!

  • Crucial Crew

    28th April 2016 - Pheasant Bank Academy

    Our Y6 pupils recently visited the Life Wise centre in Rotherham. During their visit, they completed a number of activities to learn what to do in a range of situations, including: road safety, emergency first aid, alcohol awareness, using the bus safely, internet safety, fire safety and much more. The children also participated in a mock trial at a magistrate court and learned about how to handle issues such as peer pressure. It was a very fun and informative day.

  • Canoeing

    28th April 2016 - The Grove Academy

    Last week a group of our Year 11 students went on an introductory kayaking session at Glasshouses Dam. It was a thoroughly enjoyable day that  started off dry but became progressively wetter as the students became more confident and insisted upon splashing the teachers at every opportunity!

  • Football :North Lincs School U15 Shield

    27th April 2016 - Melior Community Academy

    Melior were triumphant on 27th April in the North Lincs School U15 Shield.

    Our Year 10 boys football team won the North Lincs School Under-15 Shield after a closely fought match with Sir John Nelthorpe School.

    The match was won on penalties (9-8) after a 1-1 draw, Connor Moore being our goalscorer. Well Done!

  • Look at our new library wall!

    27th April 2016 - Wybers Wood Academy

    After many years of being on our wish list, we have finally got our library wall painted.  The design has been chosen by all our pupils through their Class Council Meetings.  We have a woodland scene which includes all the animals from our class names and Nutkin!

    Special thanks to Paul Godfrey (Facebook: paulgodfreyartisticdesigns) for doing such a fantastic job.


  • Careers Club

    27th April 2016 - Garforth Academy

    On Monday 25th April 2016 Alessandro Creazza from Hull University presented at our careers club, he was both extremely friendly and approachable, with a very interesting background.

    Alessandro discussed what life is like is like at University, balancing work/ social life, choosing the right course, student loans and grants etc.


    The session was very informative and we had a good turnout from all year groups.


  • Y2 SATs Parent Meeting

    26th April 2016 - Estcourt Primary Academy

    Thank you to all of the parents who were able to attend the Y2 SATs information meeting this afternoon. If you were not able to come along, please pick up an information pack from your child's teacher.