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!

  • Fluoride Varnish Application Programme

    8th May 2015 - England Lane Academy

    On the 8th of May we had a special visit from the The Mid Yorkshire Hospital Trust who are activley promoting healthy smiles in our Local Community!

    We have had lots of fun being shown how to brush our teeth in Nursery and Upper Foundation. We now brush our teeth in nursery every day!

    Please see below more information about the scheme and also pictures from the day.

    Work together, Smile Forever’

    A Community Based Fluoride Varnish Application Programme


    The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust Community Dental Serv

  • Animation Trip - National Media Museum

    7th May 2015 - The Elland Academy

    Our year 10 students have had a fantastic day at The National Media Museum. The students took part in an animation workshop and created their own short stop frame animations. Themes varied from love to football, battles to snail adventures... A massive thank you goes out to students, staff and everyone involved on the day!

  • VE Day 70th Anniversary

    7th May 2015 - Rossington All Saints Academy

    Students and staff at RASA will be commemorating the 70th anniversary of VE with 2 minute period of reflection before morning break.  Winston Churchill's speech will be played in the atrium during break time and students will be given information during form learning time about VE day.  

  • Top Tips for Exams

    7th May 2015 - Rossington All Saints Academy

    Take  a look at the 'top tips' guide below for exam techniques from each department area- some great ideas for maximising marks in each subject!

  • Pupil Reward Points

    7th May 2015 - Wainwright Primary Academy

    Please click on the link below for more information about our new Pupil Reward Points System. The children earn 5 points per attendance session and can gain more points by being helpful, polite and general good behavour. You will also find below a list of rewards and the amount of points needed to purchase them.


    This new system is having a great effect on the overall behaviour throughout school.



  • Sam's Safari in Nursery

    6th May 2015 - Grange Lane Infant Academy

    Little visitors came to Nursery, some with skin of scales, one with feathers, 2 with a shell, one that hopped and one with hundreds of legs!

    Sam's Safari introduced their many animals from all around the world to our nursery children, who got to touch, hold, feel and find out all about them.

  • Parent Governor Vacancy

    5th May 2015 - Rossington All Saints Academy

    Dear Parent/Carer,

    Parent Governor Vacancy

    I am writing to advise you that we have a vacancy for a parent governor which we would like to fill as soon as possible.

    Rossington All Saints Academy aims for a partnership with parents which can undoubtedly bring great benefits to the students. One of the most significant ways you can help in promoting this aim is to volunteer to be a parent governor. The governing body, known as the Education Advisory Body (EAB) reports to the School Partnership Trust Academies (S


    5th May 2015 - Wainwright Primary Academy

    Just a quick reminder to everyone that our school will be closed on Thursday 7th May 2015 as we are being used as a Polling Station. All staff and pupils will return to school on Friday 8th May as normal.


    Don't forget to vote!

  • Parent Questionnaire

    4th May 2015 - Wainwright Primary Academy

    We would like to know your views on our school, therefore we recently sent out a parent questionnaire, we would be grateful if parents could take a few moments to complete it. Please return the questionnaire to the school office.


    If you would like a duplicate copy of the questionnaire please see below.


  • Music For Youth

    4th May 2015 - The South Leeds Academy

    Music For Youth Festival

    Saturday 14th March, saw two academy bands, The Black Knives and Jellybean perform at the  Music For Youth Festival held at Thomas a Becket School in Wakefield. The event, which is an annual celebration of the best of the region’s musical talent, was a frenzy of enthusiasm and  energy as each music act took the stage. The crowd were treated to a musical mix of choirs, orchestras, musical theatre and pop bands.

    Despite pre-performance nerves, The Black Knives sang covers of ‘All I Have

  • Hunslet Hawks Rugby

    1st May 2015 - The Elland Academy
    PC Hides has arranged a sports/team building sessions which is run in conjunction with Hunslet Hawks Rugby Foundation.
    The aim of these sessions are to encourage pupils to engage in sporting activities, healthy living, social interaction with peers and outside agencies.

    PC Hides will be attending these sessions with 10 pupils on 5th, 12th, 19th May 2015.
  • Official Opening

    1st May 2015 - The Elland Academy

    The official opening of The Elland Academy will be on Friday 8th May 2015. In preparation for our visitors our students have been filming a guided tour of the Academy and discussing with us what they feel about being a student here.

  • Nursery Storytime Parent Session

    1st May 2015 - Wainwright Primary Academy

    On Tuesday 5th May we are inviting parents into Nursery to see and experience a story time session and complete a related activity with their child(ren). The focus of the session will be 'Jack and the Beanstalk'.


    For morning nursery children, parents will need to arrive at school for 11am, the session will last until 11.45am when the children can then be taken home.


    For afternoon nursery children, parents will need to arrived at school for 2.30pm, the session will last until 3.15pm when the children can the

  • Leeds University Music Workshop

    1st May 2015 - The South Leeds Academy

    The University of Leeds is an academic institution with a celebrated history of producing successful graduates in many disciplines. To encourage our  students to aspire to attend University, the academy organised a visit by two of its talented Music undergraduates. Kirsten and Julia offered our Year 9s a glimpse of what studying Music at degree level would be like - from playing instruments to composing, to studying the history of music to organising and performing in their own recital. The academy students

  • Tour de Yorkshire Bikefest

    30th April 2015 - Simpsons Lane Academy

    On Wednesday 29th April, ten Year 5 children attended a BikeFest event at Nostell Priory.

    This event was organised in coordination with The Tour de Yorkshire international cycle race. Around 40 primary schools from across Wakefield took part in a fantastic day of cycling.

    The children had the opportunity to watch a professional trials bike demonstration and take part in a number of challenging races.

    All the children performed brilliantly and gave their all in every race.

    Four of our children won the British Cy

  • Young Theatre Event

    30th April 2015 - Queen Elizabeth's Academy

    Year 7, 9 and 10 students were recently involved as the audience of an adapted version of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. Our ‘Elizabethan’ Main Hall set the scene perfectly. The performance began with a high brow opening where both staff and students must have been thinking they were in for a boring couple of hours. Thankfully one of the actors intervened and the actual real performance could start. Students got involved as Paris and one of the servants. At one point Dylan Hayes, Year 10, was having a real

  • Football Champions !

    30th April 2015 - The Vale Academy

    Year 7 Football

    The Vale Academy year 7 Football team are North Lincolnshire schools champions.

    The Vale Academy played Winterton in an incredibly entertaining final.  After some early pressure from the Vale Academy team resulting in the the Winterton Goalkeeper pulling off some excellent saves from Liam Jordan and Greg Watson the Winterton team broke and took the lead.

    Winterton quickly went 2 nil up with a well worked goal that the Vale goalkeeper Bailey Clark could do little to prevent.  In going behind by

  • Camp Craven

    30th April 2015 - Craven Primary Academy

    On Thursday 30th April Years 3 & 4 took part in the first of three events as part of the Young Readers programme.

     Our school has been lucky enough to be chosen as one of only three schools within the area who are been sponsored by St Stephens Shopping Centre.

    The aim of the programme is to raise literacy levels in children and young people, by encouraging reading for pleasure and providing them with books to keep which they have chosen.

    Our Camping themed day was full of fun activities including pitching tent

  • Roller Disco Reward Event

    30th April 2015 - Manor Croft Academy

    As part of the reward system at Manor Croft Academy, we reward those students who are engaged with their learning and who show great progress throughout the year.

    Term two’s reward was to hire in a Roller Disco for the day. Students had the chance to be taken off timetable to enjoy one hour with their Year Leader celebrating their success over the last three months. The day was a resounding success for staff and student relationships.

  • Mosaic Business Challenge

    30th April 2015 - The South Leeds Academy

    The Apax Mosaic Enterprise Challenge is an annual, national competition during which secondary school students aged 11-16 learn about establishing and running a business through a business simulation game.  The competition is unique, in that students benefit from being  mentored by experienced business professionals who pass on their knowledge and skills about various aspects of business. With the help of mentors from Pricewaterhouse Cooper, 40 of our most able students signed up for the challenge. During t