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!

  • 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

  • OFSTED update meeting 9th July

    25th June 2015 - Hanson School

    Dear Parents/Carers

    RE: Parents Meeting

    There will be a meeting for all parents/carers on Thursday, 9th July at 6pm until 6.45pm.  The purpose of this meeting is to update you on developments at Hanson Academy.

    The meeting will be chaired by Ms Judith Kirk, Interim Assistant Director of Education and School Improvement for Bradford Local Authority.  There will also be an opportunity to meet the members of the Interim Executive Board (IEB) and senior staff.

    This will be followed by a meeting of the Friends of Ha

  • Alton Towers

    25th June 2015 - Estcourt Primary Academy

    Year 6 went to Alton Towers as a reward for all their hard work on the run up to SATS. We went with our sister academies.Everyone had a fantastic time.

  • Memories of evacuation

    24th June 2015 - Queen Elizabeth's Academy

    Pictured (left): Mr & Mrs Mayhew with Mr Musgrove and Y9 Students

    Mr Douglas Mayhew visited the Academy today to reminisce on his days at QEGS 75 years ago when he was evacuated from Southend-on-Sea to Mansfield as a 12 year old boy. Mr Mayhew toured the Academy with the Principal before meeting a group of Y9 students who were keen to listen to his story of life as a QEGS student during the Second World War.

    Mr Mayhew told his story of how he came to Mansfield, what his life was life was like during that ti

  • Sponsored Assault Course

    24th June 2015 - Estcourt Primary Academy

    Wednesday 24th June saw our annual sponsored assault course,it was the perfect day for it as the sun was shining. Not sure who had the most fun pupils or staff!!!

  • Parent Partnership Challenge

    23rd June 2015 - Craven Primary Academy

    A quick reminder to all parents that today is our parent partnership challenge.  Join us in the academy at 1.30pm to work with the children on an enterprise style activity.  It will be great fun!  We look forward to seeing you!

  • Y1/2 trip to Bridlington

    23rd June 2015 - Craven Primary Academy

    A reminder to all parents that tomorrow (24th June) all Y1/2 children will be visiting Bridlington as part of their topic 'Oh I do like to be beside the seaside'.  The trip will still go ahead if the weather is bad although we will change the plans slightly.  The children are due to visit the John Bull Rock factory in the morning and then go to the beach in the afternoon.  The children need appropriate clothing and a bucket and spade (keep your fingers crossed for nice weather!). 

  • Sports day

    23rd June 2015 - Craven Primary Academy

    Sports day is still planned for Friday 26th June.  If the weather is unsuitable the contingency day is planned for Monday 29th June.  EYFS and KS1 sports will be in the morning starting at 9.30am.  KS2 will be in the afternoon beginning at 1.30.


    We look forward to seeing you!

  • Year 3 and 4 Visit St Stephens

    23rd June 2015 - Craven Primary Academy


    This morning Years 3 and 4 visited St Stephens as the final part of the National Literacy Trust programme of events, we took part in a story telling workshop in Hull Truck Theatre, decorated doughnuts with Krispy Kreme, did a mock shop in Tesco and the children chose their 3rd free book.  The programme has been a huge success and both staff and children have really enjoyed all of the activities and the children love their books.

  • Parent Partnership Challenge Kite Building

    23rd June 2015 - Craven Primary Academy

    On the 23rd June the whole academy took part in a Kite making enterprise challenge, we were joined by parents and spent the afternoon designing, building and flying our creations. Its always fantastic to have parents join us for these challenges and we hope to see many more of you at our next Parent Partnership afternoon.

    Have a look at the fun we had.

  • Induction Day at Hanson

    22nd June 2015 - Hanson School

    Wednesday 1st July 2015

    8.45am - 3.15pm for pupils and Induction Evening for parents/carers 5-8pm (2 presentations at 5.30pm and 6.30pm)

    General Letter

    Induction day outline to students

  • London Residential

    22nd June 2015 - Park View Primary Academy

    Class 6 were all here bright and early for their journey to London! Follow their adventures on Twitter @parkviewclass6 !

  • Thought for the week ....

    22nd June 2015 - Park View Primary Academy

    This week's R for learning is Reasoning. Can you explain your thinking?

  • Little Devils Kitchen

    22nd June 2015 - Craven Primary Academy

    A reminder to all Year 5 parents/carers to join us at 3.15pm on Wednesday 24th June for Little Devils Kitchen brought to the academy by Smile Foundation.

  • Fathers Day Picnic

    21st June 2015 - Hatfield Woodhouse Primary School

    On Friday, we hosted a Father's Day Picnic for the whole school.  Dad, uncles, grandads and brothers were invited to join us for a picnic and join in a range of activities including baking, drawing, DT challenges, Ipad work and much more.

    The day ended with dads taking part in a football match!

    A great day was had by all.  Thanks to all the dad for joining us and to all of the staff/PTA for their hard work! 

    We hope to see you all again next year!