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!

  • 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.

  • New Acting Head of Academy

    28th April 2015 - The Grove Academy

    I would like to introduce myself to you all. I am the Acting Head of the Grove Academy following Mr Loach’s departure to take up a post with the Witherslack Group.

    I have been working for the Grove Academy since 2008 (when it was still the Harrogate Pupil Referral Service) as Assistant Principal and more recently as Deputy Principal, so many of you will  know me already.

    Every young person has a right to a quality education, whatever has happened in their mainstream school, and I believe that we at The Grove

  • Year 5 Biathlon

    24th April 2015 - Estcourt Primary Academy

    Year 5 are taking part in a Biathlon organised by Sainsburys School Games at Ennnerdale Sports Centre.

  • St George's Day

    23rd April 2015 - Craven Primary Academy

    In honour of St George's Day the children enjoyed these delicious puddings made by our creative kitchen staff.

  • Year 6 Tea Party

    23rd April 2015 - Manor Croft Academy

    Each year Manor Croft Academy invites the parents of new Year 7 starters to the school for a tea party. This year over 120 people attended, and a lovely afternoon was enjoyed by all. Students and Parents had the chance to meet key members of staff and have the opportunity to arrange specialised transition programmes in order to  help reduce anxieties for students and even more so parents.

    The 7th July is the official Transition Day for Kirklees. On this day our new Year 7 students will have the opportunity

  • The Oakes Visit

    22nd April 2015 - Queen Elizabeth's Academy

    On Wednesday 22 April we held our first retreat with a group of 17 young people from Years 8 and 9 who had the amazing experience of visiting The Oakes Christian Holiday Centre in Sheffield.  The retreat lasted for two nights and three days and all students were amazing throughout their visit, having the chance to take part in lots of exciting activities as we were so lucky with the weather.

    Students had the opportunity to try out: The Mudder, Rope Course, Zorbing, Remote Control Cars, Archery, Rafting, Pond

  • Do It Online!

    22nd April 2015 - Wainwright Primary Academy

    For a quicker and easier way to access council services visit www.mansfield.gov.uk

  • Maun Valley

    20th April 2015 - Queen Elizabeth's Academy

    The big day had arrived for Maun Valley Citizens with the Accountability Assembly taking place on Monday 20 April 2015. Around 400 people gathered at Vision West Nottinghamshire College to put the potential MP and Mayoral candidates on the spot.

    The evening was a great success with all candidates agreeing to the requests of Maun Valley Citizens.  Hollie Radford, Jessica Williams and Kiara Roberts, Year 11 students from Queen Elizabeth’s Academy, prepared and delivered an amazing speech. They asked the potent

  • Positive Conduct

    20th April 2015 - Melior Community Academy

    Please note the Academy has recently updated it's Positive Conduct Policy which can be located under the Policies section.  Please find below a picture diagram of the new process for referrals.

  • Football Cup Final 2015

    20th April 2015 - The Vale Academy

    Two fantastic finals this weekend for Y10 and Y8 boys. The games were hosted by local football team Brigg Town Football Club.


    The results were as follows:

    Y8 lost their game 2-3 a last minute header was conceeded.

    Y10 won their game 3-0 & were crowned champions.


    Both teams gave excellent performances. Well done!

  • Robinwood

    20th April 2015 - Craven Primary Academy

    On Friday 17th april, 30 of our Y5 and Y6 children went to Robinwood residential in Todmorden.  A wonderful time was had by all, the children were a credit to the academy.  Please look at the Robinwood page to see some amazing photos. 

  • Year 9 and 10 Pre-Public Examinations

    17th April 2015 - Melior Community Academy

    Please find below the timetable for the Year 9 and Year 10 Pre-Public examinations which are taking place week commencing Monday 20th April 2015.

  • Important Information about Summer Exams

    17th April 2015 - The Grove Academy

    The attached letter provides important information for parents and students about the conduct of this summer's examinations.

  • The Chicks have arrived!!

    17th April 2015 - Rowena Academy

    Our eggs have all hatched and we now have 9 lovely chicks - 6 females and 3 males. They are adorable and the children (and parents!) have thoroughly enjoyed watching them emerge from their shells and turn into fluffy, chirpy chicks. The chilcks will be with us for one more week and then they will return to the farm.

  • Year 2 Residential Trip

    16th April 2015 - Simpsons Lane Academy

    Last term, children from year 2 got the chance to go on a 1 night residential trip to Beaumanor Hall.

    When they arrived they were met by a vicious pirate and they were all given pirate names, the vicious pirate explained what they would be doing over the next few days.

    The first task was an exciting treasure hunt which Mr Sproule's team won of course.

    The little pirates loved finishing the treasure in a memory game and firing cannon balls at all the teachers, they had to avoid the sharks though.

    The obstacle co

  • Sports Hall Athletics Results 2015

    16th April 2015 - The Vale Academy

    The Vale Academy's Sportshall Athletics team had some fantastic results at The Humber Games Finals on Thursday 16 April 2015.


    Year 7 boys finished in 4th place.

    Year 7 girls finished in 2nd place.

    Year 8 boys finished in 1st place.

    Year 8 boys team are now Country Champions!