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!

  • 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

  • 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. 

  • Sainsbury's Challenge - Business Studies Trip

    1st July 2015 - Manor Croft Academy

    Last week was an opportunitity for Manor Croft Academy students to link up with our local supermarket, Sainsbury's. The challenge set down by the store was to raise the sale figures of apple pies within a one hour period. Click on the PDF article to see how the students got on.

  • A day in the life of a university student

    1st July 2015 - De Warenne Academy

    The Year 12 performing arts class attended an inspirational day at Leeds University to experience a day in the life of a student. They learnt how to apply to university, about the wide range of courses offered , as well as student finances and what it is like to live away from home. The students were given the opportunity to speak to current lecturers and students to find out what real student life is like. The group really enjoyed the day and left very enthusiastic about their futures.


  • Summer Fair

    1st July 2015 - Estcourt Primary Academy

    On 1st July we held our annual summer fair and has luck would have it the weather was lovely. We raised over £800 for the Academy. A massive thank you to everyone who came or donated we couldn't do it without your continued support

  • We blasted the Yorkshire 3 Peaks challenge!

    29th June 2015 - The Elland Academy

    Staff at TEA have completed the Yorkshire 3 Peaks challenge! A massive thank you goes out to everyone who was involved both during and on the run up to this challenge! The weather was on our side and staff members really motivated each other to complete the 28 mile adventure! We may all be suffering with blisters and sore muscles but to date we have raised over £700 for charity! A massive well done and a massive thank you!

  • Thought for the week...

    29th June 2015 - Park View Primary Academy

    This week's 'R for Learning' is Responsible. We'll be talking about making good choices and acting responsibly inside and outside of the classroom.

    Check out this video of a man stuck on an escalator who doesn’t take responsibility for solving his own problems!! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=47rQkTPWW2I&feature=player_detailpage

  • Farewell Y11

    26th June 2015 - Queen Elizabeth's Academy

    On Friday 26 June 2015, all Year 11 students were invited to the Main Hall at the Academy to celebrate their achievements over the past five years at Queen Elizabeth's Academy. A presentation was led by Mr Bradford with individual students were recognised and awarded for their contributions over their time here.

    We look forward to the Prom night on 9 July at 7:00pm.

  • Staff Training Day 15th July

    26th June 2015 - The Grove Academy

    Please note that The Grove Academy will be closed to students on Wednesday 15th July as that day is a training day for staff only.

    Please see the attached letter for details.

  • Race for Life and Big Lunch Event

    26th June 2015 - Queen Elizabeth's Academy

    A big thank you and congratulations to all of the Family of Schools for their support and contributions to the Race for Life event. The total amount raised to date is £1893.95. This is including a contribution of £500.00 from the Halifax Bank.

  • Dark Clouds shortlisted for National Lottery

    25th June 2015 - Queen Elizabeth's Academy

    Mansfield Creative Project Shortlisted For National Lottery Award

    An innovative creative project involving more than 100 local young people and led by East Midlands professional orchestra Sinfonia Viva has been shortlisted for a prestigious national award.

    The Mansfield project involved young people from Farmilo and St Peter’s primary schools, and Queen Elizabeth Academy.

    “We of course hope that we will win the National Lottery Award but just being short-listed is a huge honour and is an opportunity to raise