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!

  • Father Christmas Visit

    15th December 2014 - Estcourt Primary Academy

    On Monday 15th December year 2 were invited to the Guildhall by the Lord Mayor to spend the afternoon playing games and meeting Father Christmas. They had a fantastic time

  • Year 11 Mock Exam Week

    12th December 2014 - The Vale Academy

    Year 11 mock exam week is week commencing 19 January 2014. The timetable of exams is available below.

  • Sky Sports Ambassadors

    12th December 2014 - Melior Community Academy

    On Monday 15th December 2014 Melior will be having 2 special visitors at the Academy: Rob Vickerman (England Rugby Player) Chris Cook (British Olympic Swimmer). They will be delivering inspirational assemblies to Year 9, Year 10 and Year 11 students.

  • KS3 Boys Basketball

    12th December 2014 - The Vale Academy

    The KS3 boys basketball team won the North Lincolnshire schools competition and will now go on to represent North Lincolnshire in the County rounds where they will compete against: Hull, East Riding and North East Lincolnshire.


  • Barnsley F.C. Community Cup 2014

    12th December 2014 - Simpsons Lane Academy
    Simpson's Lane travelled to Barnsley F.C. to participate in the community cup following their success in the De Lacy League. The first game was against Horbury Primary.
    Simpson's Lane were unlucky, conceding three sloppy goals and eventually losing 5-3 after a brave fight-back.
    The second game (Against the eventual winners-Ward Green Primary) started well for Simpson's Lane with the score 1-1 at half-time. Ferguson with the goal of the tournament, as he controlled and then volleyed from beyond the half-way
  • Academy Christmas Holidays

    12th December 2014 - Queen Elizabeth's Academy

    The Academy will close for Christmas Holidays on Friday 19th December at 1:15pm. It will re-open on Monday 5th January 2015 with students being on site and ready for registration by 8:30am.

  • Year 11 Mock Exam Timetable January 2015

    12th December 2014 - Manor Croft Academy

    Year 11 Mock Exam Timetable January 2015 attached

  • Senior Citizens Christmas Lunch

    12th December 2014 - Manor Croft Academy

    The annual Christmas party for Senior Citizens will be taking place in the final week of term at Manor Croft Academy. The event is designed to allow the local community to come together for an afternoon of entertainment. This Year’s performance is provided by the Kirklees Orchestra who will be performing festive songs for everyone to get involved with. Once the show is over the attendees will be eating lunch and partaking in a few games of bingo where the Principal, Ms Clacy will be calling out the numbers.

  • Theatre Trip

    12th December 2014 - Estcourt Primary Academy

    On Friday 12th December Meerkats,Ants & Sharks went to the West Yorkshire Theatre in Leeds to see James and the Giant Peach.it was a fantastic day and the children loved the theatre, a perfect way to finish off their topic work.

  • KS4 Basketball

    11th December 2014 - The Vale Academy

    The KS4 Boys Basketball Team have made it through to the North Lincolnshire schools finals competition which will be held in January.


  • Leeds College of Art and Design Workshop

    11th December 2014 - Don Valley Academy

    On the 3rd December eight Year 12 AS Level photography students had the opportunity to work on location with a range of photographic experts at Leeds College of Art and Design.

    Students were taught how to use a traditional film SLR camera, how to take quality photographs and how to wet process the prints using chemicals (all materials and equipment were provided free of charge). Students also had the opportunity to use dark room techniques and work on location in Leeds City Centre.

    In addition students had a

  • Y11 Mock Results Day - Friday 12th December

    11th December 2014 - Queen Elizabeth's Academy

    We are holding a ‘Mock Results Day’ this year to replicate the actual results day in the summer. This will be immediately followed by a one hour tutorial to help students create strategies to improve their results before the Final Summer Examinations.

    Year 11 students should arrive in school between 8.45am and 9.45am on Friday 12th December.  They should report to the Main Hall as soon as they arrive in school to sign in and collect their results envelope. Once they have signed in, students must remain on si

  • School Christmas Fair

    11th December 2014 - Craven Primary Academy

    Thank you to everyone who supported this years Christmas Fair, as always your generous donations were greatly appreciated.


    The fair was very well attended and was a huge success raising over £600. We hope you have a very Merry Christmas.


  • Carol singing at Halifax Building Society

    11th December 2014 - Estcourt Primary Academy

    On Thursday 11th December, group of children went to the Halifax Building Society to sing Christmas carols. We were raising money for both the school and Martin House Hospice.

  • NSPCC Number Day

    10th December 2014 - The South Leeds Academy

    If you were to ask a maths teacher what is meant by the word Pi, they probably would say 3.14 or something similar. If you were to ask a maths teacher at the academy on Friday 5th December, they might say something slightly different! That’s because, in order to raise much needed funds for the NSPCC Number Day Challenge, the academy Interact Club decided that the maths department staff should help this worthwhile cause by receiving a piece of Pi Pie in their faces!

    By selling tickets during tutor time, the m

  • Queen Elizabeth's Academy Christmas Lunch

    10th December 2014 - Queen Elizabeth's Academy

    Staff and students had the opportunity to dine together on the 10/11 December and enjoyed a fabulous Christmas  Lunch in the Hall whilst listening to Christmas music.  

  • Santa pops into Craven Primary Academy

    9th December 2014 - Craven Primary Academy

    Santa and his Elves made a surprise visit into school yesterday.

    They had heard how well behaved our Year 2 class have been all year, so decided to pop in for some breakfast and to give the children an early christmas gift.


  • Christingle Church Service

    9th December 2014 - Craven Primary Academy

    The whole school enjoyed a Christingle service lead by Reverand Westby at St John's church.

    Each child had made their own Christingle and carried them proudly on the journey to the church.


  • Academy Open Wednesday 10th December 2014

    9th December 2014 - Queen Elizabeth's Academy

    The heating problems have now been fixed and the Academy will be open as per normal on Wednesday 10th December. Students should be on site as normal and be ready for registration at 8:35am.

  • Mr Wallis - Roller HockeyWorld Championships

    9th December 2014 - Manor Croft Academy

    In November 2014, Manor Croft Academy PE Teacher, Tom Wallis made the 6,000mile trip to Canelones in Uruguay to represent England at the Roller Hockey World Group ‘B’ Championships. He was selected in a squad of 10 players from all over the UK to compete in the competition held every 2years, with a main goal of gaining promotion to the World Group ‘A’ Championships in France in June 2015. Teams from USA, Uruguay, Holland, Egypt, Macao and Austria all competed in an attempt to finish in the top 3 and gain pr