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!

  • Prom Update

    8th July 2015 - Melior Community Academy

    Prom is being at Hemswell Court and the arrival time is between 6pm and 7pm.  Students will dine at 7.30pm.  Students are able to use Melior Academy Car Park as a pick up point, however, there will be no drinks reception at Melior.  Students can be collected by parents between 10.30pm and 11.00pm.

  • Year 9 Enterprise Competition

    8th July 2015 - Queen Elizabeth's Academy

    On 8 July 2015, Queen Elizabeth's Academy students that had taken part in the Junior Enterprise Competition were invited to the John Fretwell Centre to recieve their awards for taking part in the Mansfield Area Partnership Competition.  Students were supported on the evening by Kelly Russell and Paul Singhai who were business mentors from Halifax Bank.

  • Local School Games

    8th July 2015 - Queen Elizabeth's Academy

    On Wednesday 8 July the PE Department attended the local school games accompanied by 50 students from years 8 and 9.

    Students participated in a variety of team sports including Basketball, Badminton, Football, Rounder’s, Netball and Touch Rugby. All students were a credit to the academy and had an enjoyable day.

    Teams worked well together and particular mention should go to the year 8 Football team who finished 2nd in their age group and the Rounder’s, Netball, Basketball and Badminton teams who finished 3rd.

  • Key Stage 1 Sports Day

    8th July 2015 - Park View Primary Academy

    Our Key Stage 1 sports day will be held this morning from 9.20 am for our children in Reception class, Class 1 and Class 2. all supporters most welcome.


    8th July 2015 - Park View Primary Academy

    Unfortunately, due to the poor weather we've had over the last couple of days and the forecast for this afternoon,we have made the decision to cancel our sports day for Class 3, Class 4, Class 5 and Class 6.  This will now take place on FRIDAY 10th JULY at 1.30pm

    Our apologies for any inconvenience, but as the ground will still be very wet, we must ensure the safety of our children is a priority.

  • School Achieves Achievement for All Award

    8th July 2015 - Hatfield Woodhouse Primary School

    Hatfield Woodhouse Primary are very proud of their new Achievement for All award which has just been awarded to the school, July 2015.




  • Farewell to our first ever Year 11 cohort!

    7th July 2015 - The Elland Academy



    Staff at the Elland academy treated their students to an evening to remember. They students were given the opportunity to celebrate their end of KS4 with their peers to mark the end of their post 16 education.


    The students were treated to a three course evening meal at one lovely secret location in Leeds city centre. They were dressed to the nines and made moving speeches about their time at the academy and the difference staff had made to t

  • Carnegie - Discussion and Decisions!

    6th July 2015 - Don Valley Academy

    The Carnegie Book Award is designed to celebrate quality literature for young people and the standard of books on the shortlist each year certainly fulfils that remit.  As ever, this years’ selection were a challenging mix, covering themes as diverse as personal identity, parenting, racism, family relationships and the challenges faced by a young teenager suffering from Tourettes Syndrome.

    Our students rose to the challenge very well.  The weekly sessions examined the titles using a book review template, fac

  • Year 2 trip to Honeysuckle Farm

    6th July 2015 - Estcourt Primary Academy

    Year 2 are going to Honeysuckle Farm on Monday 6th July.

  • Thought for the week ...

    6th July 2015 - Park View Primary Academy

    This week's R for learning is REFLECTIVE.

    We'll be thinking about the progress the children had made and sharing their annual report with parents.

  • Not in our community Male Victim Week 6 - 12

    6th July 2015 - Hull Trinity House Academy

    Today marked the marked the start of Not in our community Male Victim Week 6 -12 July.


    As our students have been active in helping to promote the week  (Hull Daily Mail, Saturday 4th July, KCFM radio this morning and Radio Humberside tomorrow), could I please ask tutors to use a tutor time session to  highlight the issue by logging on to the Not in our community website.  www.notinourcommunity.org


    The aim of the week is to show that males can be victims of child sexual exploitation as well as girls.  Four b

  • Honeysuckle Farm Visit

    6th July 2015 - Estcourt Primary Academy

    The weather was kind again as Year 2 enjoyed a trip out to Hornsea.

  • Summer Fayre

    3rd July 2015 - Simpsons Lane Academy

    Thank-You to everyone who came to the Summer Fayre or donated things for the stalls.

    We raised £292.50 for the School Fund.


  • We are Outstanding!

    3rd July 2015 - The Grove Academy

    The Grove Academy was visited by an Ofsted inspection team in June. We are delighted that the inspectors once again found us to be an Outstanding school.

    The details of their judgement can be found in the attached report that we have just received from Ofsted.

  • Victorious Elgar

    3rd July 2015 - The Vale Academy

    Team Elgar emerged triumphant after a competitive double sports day.


    In a close fought event, they emerged victors over Shakespeare by 952 points to 871.


    Pankhurst (676) were third and Brunel (644) fourth.


    After the first day of field events, Elgar enjoyed a narrow lead over Shakespeare.


    The year group competitions were even closer, and all was to play for on the second day.


    There was an excellent turnout for the 1500m on Thursday morning, which kept the competition close. This was followed by the 400m and

  • Multicultural week

    3rd July 2015 - Grange Lane Infant Academy

    As part of our multicultural week, each class has been learning about a different country; sampling food, speaking their language and even taking part in traditional song and dance!

    Thandi from Doncaster Arts came to work with the children to teach them all about South Africa. Thandi can speak 11 different languages!!! He helped the children learn a traditional Zulu song and dance which the whole school performed together at the end of the day!

  • Event with a bang

    2nd July 2015 - The Vale Academy

    Science and engineering were brought to life for 136 students at a huge fair.


    Year 8 travelled to Doncaster racecourse to attend the Big Bang Science Fair for the Yorkshire and Humber Region.


    Run by EngineeringUK, Big Bang is designed to encourage more young people to consider careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM).


    More than 2,000 students participated in interactive activities including rocket building / launching, animal handling, Jaguar F1 racing, archaeology, wind turbine construc

  • British Heat Foundation - Ultimate Dodgeball

    1st July 2015 - Simpsons Lane Academy

    A massive thankyou to every pupil who took the time to make such a big effort to get so many sponsors for the Ultimate Dodgeball Tournament.

    We raised a whopping £828.10 for The British Heart Foundation which is just amazing!

    Every child who took part will receive a certificate from the Foundation.


  • Stunning athletics performance!

    1st July 2015 - De Warenne Academy

    June saw the annual Doncaster Athletics Schools’ Championships taking place at the Keepmoat Stadium. This is the highlight of our athletics fixtures diary and students train hard to compete against seventeen Doncaster secondary schools.

    This year we got the best results ever and there were some outstanding results. Our Year 7 girls came third overall and our Year 9 girls second overall!  The amazing performances are too many to list here but first placed athletes were Sam McCullough in the Y8 boys’ 100m, Eli

  • Hot Weather

    1st July 2015 - Rossington All Saints Academy

    During the hot weather can we ask you to ensure your child brings a water bottle to school.  There are opportunities for them to refill them during break times or in between lessons.