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!

  • Summer examinations 2015

    8th March 2015 - The Grove Academy

    As we approach this years examination season, please take the time to consult the examination timetable provided.

  • Felt Workshops at Fountains Abbey

    8th March 2015 - The Grove Academy

    Three very successful Mosaic Workshops were enjoyed in January and February by the Art GCSE groups and KS3/4 students.  They were run by Emma Manners at Fountains Abbey, who was delightful and very interesting.   The exam students took some excellent, artistic photos, sketched and then made beautiful felts from their research and ideas.  All this work will be submitted as part of their GCSE Art exam.  The KS3/4 group created tropical fish felts which were very good and colourful.

    Everyone found the experienc

  • Chinese New Year 2015 - The Year of the Ram

    8th March 2015 - The Grove Academy

    As part of their multi-cultural education studies, KS3 students celebrated Chinese New Year on 25.02.15.  All the students had a taster of three different activities.  They studied thought provoking Chinese Maths led by Mr Webster.  All the students created a surface using willow and tissue paper and then learnt how to write their horoscope in Chinese.  Mrs Wright and Mrs Hamilton taught the students how to make Chinese dishes.

    At the end of our day everyone at The Grove Academy was invited to taste the Chin

  • Monitoring Visit

    6th March 2015 - Melior Community Academy

    On 12th February 2015 we received a Monitoring Visit in accordance with Oftsed regulations.  Please find below a report of the HMI's findings.

  • Y8 Belt Up and Luvu2

    6th March 2015 - Queen Elizabeth's Academy

    Over this half term Year 8 have been very lucky to recieve two performances to support their social developments; On Friday 6 March "Perormance in Education Tour" visited the Academy and presented a workshop focusing on road and passenger safety. The performance called "belt up" was a great success and thank you to the Year 8 students who volunteered to get involved with the workshop. Well done Year 8!

    On Monday 16 March Year 8 students had a further performance delivered by "Pintsize theatre" this was calle


    5th March 2015 - Simpsons Lane Academy

    The red noses have arrived and are available to purchase in school for £1.

    There are nine different designs, each come in a secret bag and if you find a golden nose you can win a prize!!



  • Book Day

    5th March 2015 - Park View Primary Academy

    Today, the staff and children have come dressed as their favourite Fairy Tale character! Find out more in our latest blog post.  

  • World Book Day

    5th March 2015 - Estcourt Primary Academy

    We had a fantastic Word Book Day. Check out our gallery


  • Mill Base Fun!

    5th March 2015 - Wainwright Primary Academy

    Here are some recent photographs taken at The Mill Base Adventure Group, Kings Mill Resevoir.

  • Coding Competition Winners

    4th March 2015 - The Vale Academy

    Eric France (Rotary) presented Callum & Emily with certificates after winning The Scunthorpe Technology Challenge Coding Competition (pictured with Mr Burrin who ran the competition within the academy).


  • Dodgeball Success

    4th March 2015 - The Vale Academy

    KS3 and KS4 Boys dodgeball teams both competed in the North Lincolnshire schools competition and both teams won their age group competition. They will now go on to represent North Lincolnshire in the Humber School Games and compete against schools from Hull, North East Lincolnshire and East Riding.

  • Making a difference in the community!

    4th March 2015 - The Elland Academy

    Alice brings to the Elland Academy 20 years’ experience in Education having served in different capacities and in different countries. She possesses a deep understanding of different cultures and is an advocate of social and  cultural integration in schools and society to forge better relationships.

    Alice has served as a teacher of English, middle leader and senior leader prior to her appointment as head of The Elland academy.

    She brings to the academy extensive experience in Special Educational needs and per

  • Manor Croft Academy Student News Team Report

    4th March 2015 - Manor Croft Academy

    Here at Manor Croft Academy we have recently established a News Team, made up of Year 7 and 8 students. Our aim is to participate in the BBC Schools New Report this year on Thursday 19th March.

    Our club runs every Tuesday during lunchtime in the library. At the present time we are developing are skills in preparation, learning how to select newsworthy items, conduct interviews as well as editing and publish news reports.

    A recent broadcast entitled ‘RAP with Grant’ which gave students at our Academy an overv

  • World Book Day!

    4th March 2015 - Wainwright Primary Academy

    Here are some photographs of the children taking part in World Book Day.

  • Rotary Club 24th Child of Courage Award

    3rd March 2015 - Queen Elizabeth's Academy

    On Tuesday 3 March 2015 Jean - Luc Evans, a Year 11 student was nominated for Mansfield's Rotary Club's 24th Child of Courage Award.

    Jean-Luc has a positive and creative personality, who doesn’t let his condition of cerebral palsy hold him back from making the most out of Academy life.  Jean-Luc has always shown courage to get on with his learning at the Academy, no matter how he might be feeling.  His subject strengths are in French, Science and English, and his teachers state that he is a keen student and

  • International Links

    3rd March 2015 - Park View Primary Academy

    Today, we had a visit from a teacher who works at Mzuvele high school in Durban, South Africa. 

    Siyanda gave both South Leeds studemts and some of our children a glimpse into the types of things he teaches his own students over in South Africa. He lead an Art lesson to a group of year 7 students who designed their own African masks and a lesson in choir singing to a group of year 4 and year 8 students who had lots and lots of fun.

    All the students from both academies thoroughly enjoyed their experience share

  • Mediterranean cooking in Year 3

    3rd March 2015 - Wainwright Primary Academy

    3P had a cooking morning in February, they cooked a Moussaka, Tortilla, Greek salad, Pesto and pasta and Minestrone soup. Each group cooked the dishes from scratch and Miss Kirkbride cooked them in the oven. When they were cooked all the class tried the dishes and commented on what they liked and what they did not like about the food.


    The children then tried foods such as: Mango, Pineapple, Kiwi, Grapes, Avacado, Lime, Melon, French Stick, Pitta Bread, Goats Cheese, Brie Cheese and Olives. They rated the fo

  • World Book Day

    3rd March 2015 - Melior Community Academy

    Thursday 5th March 2015 is World Book Day and at Melior Community Academy we will be providing a Whole School Extended Learning Project.  This project will require the students to identify the member of staff, the character they have come dressed up as and then go home and find out a fact about each character.

    Completed forms are to be submitted by 25th March to receive a prize of chocolate eggs.

    The form below can be downloaded and printed, alternatively they will be available in school on Thursday.


  • Bananagrams

    2nd March 2015 - Simpsons Lane Academy

    Bananagrams is a fast and fun word game that requires no pencil, paper or board. All you need is a table. One hand can be played in as little as five minutes. It is great for family fun as well as being educational. Bananagrams' portability makes it perfect for travel. Just grab the pouch and go.

    Year 6 held a Banagrams Tournament and Ryan Witney was our Champion!


  • Y7 Gideons Visit

    2nd March 2015 - Queen Elizabeth's Academy

    On Monday 2 March 2015, Neil Meadows from Gideons International, came to support a Humanities lesson and to present testaments to year 7 students. 


    Red Bibles were given to each child, for their references.