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 Student Success

    28th September 2015 - The South Leeds Academy

    Mrs Caines entered some of our year 11 leavers’ photography work into the My Leeds in Focus Competition.

    One of our students – Leanne Ballance won the under 16’s category! How fantastic!

    This winning photo, above of Leo, taken on Butchers Row at Mr Meats Butchers in Leeds City Market, featured in the Yorkshire Evening Post last week.

    Leanne’s work will also be displayed on a show reel, projected in the Window of Opportunity in The Nation of Shopkeepers window on Light Night - Friday 9 October.

    Light Night is a

  • Training day Friday 2nd October

    28th September 2015 - Craven Primary Academy

    Please don't forget the academy will be closed this Friday 2nd October for our staff training day.

  • Macmillan Coffee Afternoon

    28th September 2015 - Craven Primary Academy

     Thank you to everyone who came along and supported our coffee afternoon, or bought cakes and buns after school, we raised a whopping £113, double to last years total. 

  • School Attendance

    28th September 2015 - England Lane Academy

    We are five weeks into our new school year and our school attendance so far has been impressive. Please look at our attendance page for attendance incentives and schemes which we run in our academy.

     The national expected standard attendance is 95%, so anything above this is excellent. Below 95% is nationally considered poor attendance. May we also remind parents that the Local Authority and School Partnership Trust do not authorise holidays in term time.

  • 3W Outdoor PE

    28th September 2015 - Wybers Wood Academy

    Developing their netball skills!

  • MacMillan Coffee Morning

    28th September 2015 - Wainwright Primary Academy

    A big thank you to everyone that attended our Coffee Morning on Friday 25th September, we raised a total of £105.00.

  • Primary Science Quality Mark (PSQM)

    26th September 2015 - Rowena Academy

    We are delighted to announce that Rowena Academy has been awarded the Gold Primary Science Quality Mark.

    Our reviewer Jane Turner wrote in her report: "I congratulate you on achieving a Gold Award. As an outstanding Academy and from your submission I have no doubt that you are fulfilling the ‘beyond the school gate’ part of PSQM Gold and also your role as an academy to support others. Obviously to do this you must have excellent practices in place yourself.

    Congratulations on your very well-deserved PSQM gol

  • European Day Of Languages

    26th September 2015 - Wybers Wood Academy

    Pupils excited to receive postcards from children in schools in Croatia, Poland and France as part of our celebrations for the European Day of Languages.

  • Macmillan Coffee Morning: 25 September 2015

    25th September 2015 - The Vale Academy

    Our Student Leadership Team hosted a coffee morning to support Macmillan Cancer Care which raised £314. A huge thank you to all students, staff and parents who generously baked and donated cakes. Thank you to parents, carers and friends of The Vale for supporting the event; lots of cake was eaten but all for an excellent cause. Well done to all who were involved.

  • Breaking down the myths at TSLA

    25th September 2015 - The South Leeds Academy

    This is an article written by Jeremy Morton for http://www.southleedslife.com

    I meet Marc Doyle in his office at The South Leeds Academy where he has been Principal since last December, having joined the school in 2013. He brims with enthusiasm and passion and is keen to break the myths that surround the school.

    “I love it here, I can’t wait to get in each morning” he grins. “The children are fantastic: diverse, enthusiastic, honest.”

    He acknowledges that the school has had a difficult history, but is frustrat

  • Macmillan Coffee Afternoon

    25th September 2015 - Estcourt Primary Academy

    On Friday 25th September we held a coffee afternoon in aid of Macmillan Cancer Reasearch,thank you to everyone we came or donated we raised over £50.

  • Yorkshire Three Peaks

    25th September 2015 - De Warenne Academy

    In mid-September De Warenne students packed up the mini bus and headed to the Yorkshire Dales. Their aim was to complete the Yorkshire Three Peaks over the course of the weekend in order to raise money for their Iceland Expedition  in July 2016.

    The weekend started well, with some students up at 6.00am ready for the challenge ahead. We set off to climb Ingleboroough, a 723m mountain that is the second highest of the three peaks. The team got up it easily, with only a few rests; a lead pack was established, w

  • Macmillan

    25th September 2015 - Grange Lane Infant Academy

    Thank you to everyone who came for coffee, cake or cupcake on our Macmillan afternoon. The children did a fabulous job making cakes to sell, helping us raise £108.25!


    24th September 2015 - Ash Hill Academy

    Students living in South Yorkshire can apply to have a Mega Travel Pass to prove that they are entitled to travel at reduced cost on public transport.  Details can be found at www.travelsouthyorkshire.com/apply.  You must apply before the end of September.

  • Macmillan Coffee Morning

    24th September 2015 - England Lane Academy

    A huge well done to Jeremy's Club for hosting their second Macmillan Coffee Morning. They invited parents/carers to attend and all children and staff to dress in anything but uniform! They raised an amazing £324.15 for Macmillan Cancer Support. Thank you to everyone who contributed buns and cakes for the bake off competition. Our well-deserved winner was ๐Ÿ† Jack ๐Ÿ† from year 2 will his bright and colourful cake. Well done Jack!

  • Myths & Legends Workshop

    24th September 2015 - Estcourt Primary Academy

    On Thursday 24th September Tigers, Meerkats, Leopards & Penguins(year 3) took part in a Myths and Legends workshop as part of their topic. They looked at games from that time, how to make jeweller, Spartans & Athenians.

  • Building Communities

    23rd September 2015 - The South Leeds Academy

    After being contacted by Lynne; Local Tenant Involvement Co Ordinator, to discuss an environmental problem of littering, TSLA students were more than happy to jump on board and get involved by giving something back to the local community and doing some litter picking. In the space of 3 hours, they collected 2 bin bags full and 4 buckets of wrappers with an intention of serving an additional purpose.

    Most of the students shown above are in the process of creating a business through the LEAP enterprise project

  • Thought for the week....

    21st September 2015 - Park View Primary Academy

    Eid Mubarak to all of children and families who are celebrating this week!

  • Sleep Clinic

    21st September 2015 - Grange Lane Infant Academy

    The sleep clinic will be running again for parents who would like support through one to one clinics with a trained sleep practitioners.


    There will be a clinic in:


    Rossington Children's Centre  on Wednesday 18th November 2015

    Grantham Street

    New Rossington


    DN11 0TA


    or contact Claire or Carol on 07912 667676 or email office@thechildrenssleepcharity.org.uk