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!

  • 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.




  • Last Weeks Top Attenders...

    2nd March 2015 - England Lane Academy

    A huge well done to TEAM 2 who came out top in the race to being this week’s attendance stars!!

  • Book Week

    2nd March 2015 - Park View Primary Academy

    We are all really looking forward to a busy week! This afternoon, we have 3 judges coming to choose a winner in our book corner competition. (Photos coming soon!)

    And don’t forget to come dressed as your favourite fairy tale character on Thursday.

  • JWA Arts Festival

    2nd March 2015 - John Whitgift Academy

    Click on the timetable below to find out what is going on next week.

    Which activities will you be involved in?

  • Friends of Hanson PTA meeting

    2nd March 2015 - Hanson School

    Wednesday 4th March we will be holding the next Friends of Hanson meeting at 7pm (finish 8pm).
    We hope you can join us

  • Year 11 Maths Mock Exams

    27th February 2015 - Manor Croft Academy

    Monday 23rd March Period 4 and 5 – non calculator paper

    Monday 27th April Period 4 and 5 – Calculator paper

  • Academy Parliament Meeting

    26th February 2015 - Queen Elizabeth's Academy

    An Academy Parliament Meeting was held on 26 February 2015. The meeting was chaired by the Head Boy Sufian Choudhury, and Deputy Head Girl Rebecca James.

    The items on the agenda were Halifax Big Lunch 2015, Maun Valley Citizens, House Names and Academy improvement suggestions.

    Following this meeting year meeting will commence on the 9 March 2015.

  • Humber Schools Table Tennis

    26th February 2015 - Estcourt Primary Academy

    Two of our Year 6 girls represented the school at St Mary's College reaching the knock out stages of the Humber Schools Qualifiers.

  • Transition Thursday’s

    25th February 2015 - Manor Croft Academy

    The Academy would like to thank the Junior schools of Chickenley, Eastborough, Bywell and Hanging Heaton for promoting the ‘Transition Thursday’ taster lessons to their students. Last week we had our largest turn out yet to work in Science. Over 55 students attended the session where they were building towers with spaghetti and marshmallows. The activities take place all year with experiences available for all of our academic areas.  


    25th February 2015 - Ash Hill Academy

    Ash Hill students Katie Bagnall and Jade Kerry played a major role in  the Fliers U.16`s comfortable win against Liverpool based team, Sefton Stars. Both students had career high scores with Jade using her speed to good effect to score eleven points and Katie chipped in with eight.  This was the Fliers tenth league win of the season with a 70 – 17 victory to maintain second place in the league.. The team is aiming for the runner up spot to give them a home draw in the post season playoffs when the top sixte


    25th February 2015 - Ash Hill Academy

    Fliers Under 13 team consolidated their position at the top of the Leeds Central Venue league with five excellent victories over teams from York, Leeds, Wakefield, Deighton and Harrogate. All nine players attended primary schools in Hatfield and seven are now at Ash Hill Academy.  The outstanding performer was Joel Miller who scored in a variety of ways, handled the important point guard role and marked the Leeds Team’s best player holding him to just two baskets in the two matches played against the hosts.

  • Parent Governor

    25th February 2015 - Hatfield Woodhouse Primary School

    We currently have a vacancy in school for a parent Governor. If you are interested please contact the office for an application form.

  • The Elland Academy appoints new head!

    24th February 2015 - The Elland Academy

    Alice Ngondi has been appointed as head! "My excitement is that we are in a position where we can make a difference of the lives of vulnerable young people. My vision is to transform the lives of these youngsters into responsible members of the community."

  • What is your favourite book?

    24th February 2015 - The Elland Academy

    The Elland Academy staff are having trouble trying to decide what their favourite book is. Who would have thought it was so hard to choose a quote from your favourite book. Mr Goldring even struggled to think of his favourite book so opted for his favourite poem (If by Rudyard Kipling) but we can't argue as it is inspiring! At The Elland Academy we are trying to engage our learners with reading, helping them to see that we all enjoy putting our feet up and losing ourselves in a good book. We will start shar

  • Scholastic Book Fair

    24th February 2015 - England Lane Academy

    This week we have had the scholastics book fair in our school. Jeremys's club members have been opening the fair every morning and evening. You still have Monday the 2nd of March to browse through the books. If the book you would like to purchase has sold out, this can still be ordered. Next day delivery is available free of charge so your book will arrive in school quickly. 

    Please look through the pictures below to see our excited children browsing the Fair! 

  • Chinese New Year

    24th February 2015 - Estcourt Primary Academy

    We had a fantastic Chinese New Year celebration thanks to a visit from Mr Chu's.

  • Farmilo Primary School - Shaghai Visitor

    23rd February 2015 - Queen Elizabeth's Academy

    Pearl Fang from Shanghai visted Farmilo Primary School and Nursery for a three week period teaching mathematics, she was supported by Vannessa Blore, Assistant Head at Farmilo Primary and Nursery School.

    The exchange is part of a project funded by the Department for Education.

    Pearl Fang requested a visted to Queen Elizabeths Academy, where she had the opportunity to experience a Y11 maths lesson and talk to our lead practitioner Miss Ashlee Betts.

    Pearl Fang invited Miss Betts to observe her teaching a lesson

  • Thought for the week ...

    23rd February 2015 - Park View Primary Academy

    This week, we are thinking about keeping our school environment tidy. This includes litter on the playground and our classroom resources.