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!

  • London Trip 2016: Parents Information Event

    25th May 2016 - Melior Community Academy

    Our London trip will take place on Thursday 30th June/Friday 1st July 2016. Parents and children who are attending this event are invited to the Information Evening, held in the Atrium on 7th June 2016 at 6:00pm.

    We look forward to seeing you there.

  • Y1 getting fishy!

    25th May 2016 - Wybers Wood Academy

    This afternoon in Year One our science lesson was very fishy! As part of our science topic 'Looking at animals' we have been looking at different types of fish and comparing their similarities and differences. What do you think makes a fish a fish? We investigated them using our senses and had lots of fun!

  • Dewsbury Big Sing

    25th May 2016 - Manor Croft Academy

    On Wednesday 25th May 2016 Manor Croft Academy students took part in the first ever BIG SING Concert at the Elim Pentecostal Church in Dewsbury town centre.  The concert was organised by members of Kirklees Music School and saw students from various local Primary and Secondary Schools performing both vocal and instrumental pieces.  Mr Ryder and Miss Lyons attended the event and were both extremely impressed by the choir and the Rock School performance.  Many thanks to Mr Scriven and Mr Merry for their work

  • Countryside Live 2016

    24th May 2016 - Simpsons Lane Academy

    For all their hard work this year, the Academy Council were treated to a day at Countryside Live at Ledston.  They all had a go at making their own beeswax candle, racing ferrets and even tried out being a jockey.  Lots of fun was had by all especially when watching the dancing sheep!


  • Staff Training at The Skills Centre

    24th May 2016 - The Elland Academy

    As part of staff continued professional development at The Elland Academy the vocational faculty teaching staff experienced what it would be like to be a construction student, with no previous experience staff were cutting, shaping and soldering pieces of copper.

  • Half Term

    24th May 2016 - Hatfield Woodhouse Primary School

    Reminder. School will break up at 3.30pm on Friday 27th May and re-open on Monday 6th June at 8.45am. Hope you all have a good break.

  • Careers Club

    24th May 2016 - Garforth Academy

    On Monday 23rd May, Elisha Ainsley – a performing artist that recently made it to the final auditions for the West End musical Wicked came in to speak to our students at our regular weekly Careers Club.

    She discussed her education, journey into musical theatre, application & audition processes, behind the scenes and more!


    This was great for students interested in the following:

    •           Dance

    •           Music

    •           Musical Theatre

    •           Hair & Makeup (including media makeup)

    •           Drama

  • Rock Challenge Northern Finals 2016

    24th May 2016 - Craven Primary Academy

    Our J Rock journey so far has been incredible and we are thrilled to inform you that your childs ongoing dedication and commitment and the outstanding efforts that went into this year’s Rock Challenge performance has paid off, Craven Primary Academy have secured a place at The Northern Finals!

    The Northern finals are taking place on Thursday 30th June. The Final is being held at Grimsby Arena. Transport will be provided for the children to travel to Grimsby from the Academy on the morning of 30th June

  • Y5 Cricket

    24th May 2016 - Wybers Wood Academy

    Well done to our year 5 pupils who represented the Academy at Cleethorpes Cricket Club.

  • Year 8 Options Evening

    24th May 2016 - Manor Croft Academy

    On Tuesday 24th May 2016 Year 8 students and their parents/carers were invited to attend the Year 8 Options Evening.  Discussions were had with teachers, students and parents regarding which option subjects they might take forward into Year 9 and study at a qualification level.  It was well attended and students now have to make their choices on their pathway sheets.  Please remind students to return their pathway sheets to Student Reception by Friday 10th June 2016.

  • Pen Licenses

    23rd May 2016 - Simpsons Lane Academy

    The following children have now achieved their pen licenses.


    Mia Wallace (KS1)

    Sienna Crozier, Marley Rayner and Casey Leigh Lindsay  (KS2)


  • A Midsummer Night's Dream at Caxton Theatre

    23rd May 2016 - John Whitgift Academy
    On Tuesday April 26th, students from years 7-10 went to see a performance of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream at Caxton Theatre in Cleethorpes.
    Mrs Shephard and Miss Robertson took 7 students to the performance to celebrate the Bard's birthday which was on 23rd April.
    Although it was a late night, all students behaved fantastically well and greatly enjoyed the show. 
    The evening performance had students laughing along, with one student from year 7 nearly falling out of his seat when Bottom was pretendin
  • Craven Family Picnic

    23rd May 2016 - Craven Primary Academy

    A reminder to all family members that you are invited to join us at the Academy on Friday 27th May at 2:00pm. If you have not yet returned your form to school, please do so as soon as possible.

    We will be having; music, tea/coffee/ice-cream sales, Tug-of-War (Staff Vs Parents), and a game of rounders/football!

    Don't miss out!

  • Thought for the week...

    23rd May 2016 - Park View Primary Academy

    Let's all remember our lovely manners!

  • 100% Attendance

    20th May 2016 - Highfields Primary Academy

    This week Year six have had 100% attendance - Well done!

  • Staff star

    20th May 2016 - Highfields Primary Academy

    This week our staff star is Ms. Shields for her willingness and positivity around all of our children.

  • Goodbye Chicks!

    20th May 2016 - Estcourt Primary Academy

    F2 have said goodbye to the chicks but have said 'hello' to our snails this week!  In celebration of Hull City getting into the play offs, we have named them Steve and Bruce! They eat cucumber and lettuce so you are welcome to bring them a little snack.

  • QEA Family Parliament

    20th May 2016 - Queen Elizabeth's Academy

    On Tuesday 16 May, we held the second meeting for the family parliament at Queen Elizabeth's Academy. Year 5 children from Queen Elizabeth's Academy Family of Schools attended. The idea of the family parliament is about the school children learning more about each other schools within the family. The minutes of the meeting are below: 

    • Mrs Riley welcomed all to the meeting. Year 7 students from QEA chaired the meeting. Each child introduced themselves and their school.

    • Crescent Primary School shared the minute

  • Old Elizabethan Association Annual Dinner

    20th May 2016 - Queen Elizabeth's Academy

    Head students Chris Pickersgill, Jessica Williams, Alice Nicholls, Lucy Cowe and Ryan Clayton, supported Mr Smith at the annual Old Elizabethan Association Annual Dinner on Friday 13 May at the Oakham Suite in Mansfield. On arrival students were  greeted by the current President - Andrew Hughes who supports the Academy and is the Old Elizabethan Association School Liaison Officer to the Academy.

    Students had the opportunity to network on the evening with former students of Queen Elizabeth’s School and gain

  • 5S

    20th May 2016 - Wybers Wood Academy

    5S have been creating their own fraction and decimal number lines to help them learn about thousandths.