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!


    26th November 2015 - Wybers Wood Academy

    Grandparents visited Wybers today to take part in Art Attack.  There was lots of cutting, sticking, painting and glittering!  It was fabulous fun for everyone and thank you very much to everyone who attended.  Look out in December for the amazing christmas decorations that have been created together today.

  • Athletics Triumph!

    26th November 2015 - Park View Primary Academy
    On Thursday 26th November some students of Park View witnessed an amazing event. 
    Children were chosen from the athletics club to go to the trophy finals after coming second in the heats. We went armed with our own banner to the final which was held at The South Leeds Academy!
    Unfortunately,we came 4th place but it was out of 8 different schools we tried our hardest and did our best. 
                                           Here are some of our scores:
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  • Post 16 Event

    25th November 2015 - Manor Croft Academy

    On Wednesday 25th November the Academy hosted it's annual Post 16 Event in the main hall. Around 20 representatives from the Post 16 education sector, such as Sixth Form Colleges, Apprenticeship providers, local and national employers, were present to discuss with students of all ages about their aspirations when they leave school. The event was primarily for students in Years 10 and 11, but was open to younger students in the Academy after school hours.  It was a great success and, speaking to a number of

  • Anti Bullying Week

    24th November 2015 - Melior Community Academy

    During Anti Bullying week, peer mentors lead assemblies to Yr7 and Yr8 about preventing and reporting bullying.

    We had posters displayed around school and poster competitions in form time.

    All form groups had information about how to recognise bullying on the daily bulletin.

    We held a none uniform day on Friday (Wear something blue)

    Stickers were made and given out to students.

  • Year 8 Rugby Success!

    24th November 2015 - Manor Croft Academy

    The Year 8 students won their fixture in the Yorkshire Champion Schools 2nd Round, beating Woodkirk 52 points to 8!  They will now play St Wilfred's in the Yorkshire Champion Schools quarter finals.  Well done!

  • Year 12 Presentation Evening

    23rd November 2015 - Melior Community Academy

    Our 2015 cohort of students had the opportunity to return to us on Thursday, 19th November for our Year 12 GCSE Certificate Presentation Evening.

    Students were presented with their GCSE certificates together with some special awards. Congratulations to Yasmin Mwambire who won our "Student of the Year" award.

  • Asda Grand Re-opening with Year 4

    23rd November 2015 - Craven Primary Academy

     On Monday 23rd November Year 4 were invited by Asda's community champion Jo Garwood to attend the opening ceremony for the newly renovated store, we were joined by other community groups and felt very honoured to be asked. 

  • Thought for the Week ...

    23rd November 2015 - Park View Primary Academy

    It's Road Safety Week. Check out this website for tips on how to stay safe http://talesoftheroad.direct.gov.uk/

  • Year 9 visit to Humberston beach

    23rd November 2015 - John Whitgift Academy

    Year 9 Geographers have been studying fieldwork skills in preparation for their GCSE fieldwork. In order to practice these skills they were invited on a fieldtrip to Humberston beach this month. The purpose of the day was to assess the impact of the coastal flood defences through surveys and measurements. Students were measuring the influence of the groynes on the beach and exploring the strength and direction of long shore drift.  The day was extremely useful in preparation for the rigours of the new GCSE

  • Ex Student Success

    23rd November 2015 - Rossington All Saints Academy

    Former student Adam Gittings competed in the Bishop Auckland Disability Grand Prix table tennis tournament at the weekend where he came away with 3 golds in 3 events winning the class 11 event, doubles and, for the first time, the top event the Open Band A singles.

    Adam didn't lost a single match all day, in fact he only dropped 2 sets throughout the whole tournament. He also beat 2 GB pathways/development players in the open.

    The academy has continued to support Adam by giving him the opportunity to train a

  • Parent Survey

    20th November 2015 - Wainwright Primary Academy

    We recently sent out a Survey for all parents to complete, if you would like a copy of this please see below. We would really appreciate your feedback. Thank you to everyone that has sent them back so far.

  • Primary Enterprise Day

    20th November 2015 - Estcourt Primary Academy

    As part of Global Enterprise Week, 5 children went to the Guildhall to take part in the Primary Enterprise Day. We shared a table with our sister Academy Mersey. We worked as a team to decide 3 things we loved about Hull and 3 things we would like to see in Hull. We designed posters and t shirts with our ideas on. Our piece on restaurants appeared in the Hull Daily Mail.

  • Hockey highlights

    20th November 2015 - The Vale Academy

    Have we some hockey stars of the future in our midst at The Vale?

    Such is the level of interest in the sport this year, two teams represented the academy in the Under 13 Mini-hockey for boys North Lincolnshire round at the Winterton Community Academy.

    The A team finished runners up so will go on to the next round of the National In2 Hockey competition in January at Hymers College in Hull.

     They beat Axholme Academy 4-0, Sir John Nelthorpe 1-0 and Vale B team 1-0, drew with St Bedes and lost to Winterton.

    The B

  • Netball stars

    20th November 2015 - The Vale Academy

    Congratulations to the Year 11 netball team who represented North Lincolnshire in the Lincolnshire County Netball Finals.

    The girls played five matches against other Lincolnshire schools and were competitive throughout, despite the constant rain, cold and wind.

    They earned the right to represent the borough in the tournament, held at The Priory Witham Academy, Lincoln, after not losing a game in the under 16s North Lincolnshire competition in Scunthorpe.

    Captain Macey Day (15) said: “I really enjoyed playing a

  • Prison Me No Way

    20th November 2015 - Rossington All Saints Academy

    Y11 students have been taking part in a 'Prison Me No Way' drop down day today looking at the following:

    • Consider our place within society and what it means to fulful the purpose of being human.
    • To consider whether you have to be Christian to follow the basics of being a positive member of a community.
    • To understand the impacts on communities of moral and immoral behaviours.
    • To examine the consequences of immoral behaviour through the legal system in England.

    Staff from Prison Me No Way delivered a workshop wit

  • C6 Applications: 2016

    20th November 2015 - The Doncaster Collegiate Sixth Form

    Applications are now open for September 2016


  • Signature Retail Pontefract

    19th November 2015 - England Lane Academy

    Following feedback from parents over school uniform we have made it easier and more accesible for parents/guardians to purchase items for school. Signature retail in Pontefract have provided school uniforms for over 30 years. Situated in our nearest town you are now able to go in store to view/purchase items, you can also buy online. Signature retail also offers fancy dress items which may also come in handy for our school theme days!

    We still hold stock in school if you would prefer to purchase from us dire

  • PGL Trip to France

    19th November 2015 - Wybers Wood Academy

    The academy have been trying to secure an improved offer from PGL if we cancel, rather than the initial offer to either lose £110 or use it to visit Caythorpe. To date we have had no success. The only additional offer we have received, as yet, is to travel to a different centre in France which we did not feel would be acceptable to parents; parents at the meeting confirmed this. We have not yet cancelled with PGL as, not only do we want to try and secure the best possible offer for parents, we are also hopi

  • Walk Once a Week - WoW

    18th November 2015 - Simpsons Lane Academy

    Walking is the most reliable, easy and healthy modes of travel, yet as a nation walking rates are in shocking decline with damaging consequences for our children’s future.

    With school pupil numbers projected to rise year on year the school run is expected to have an increasingly negative impact on congestion and our childrens's health.

    The good news is that simple interventions such as WoW can rapidly increase walking rates.

    In just five weeks, participation in WoW has been shown to increase walking rates by u

  • Childline

    18th November 2015 - Simpsons Lane Academy

    This week the children in Year 5 and 6 have had a special visit from the NSPCC.

    They found out all about the fantastic Child Line service and the support it offers them.

    They explained to the children how they could deal with their emotions and what they could do if they are feeling sad or worried.

    The children thoroughly enjoyed completing the tasks the NSPCC set them and finding out all the activities and games that are available on the Child Line website. For information about the Child Line service you can