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!

  • Non-Uniform Day for Children in Need

    13th November 2014 - Melior Community Academy

    As a result of the students’ fantastic work during Ofsted last week and to support Children in Need, there will be a non uniform day tomorrow (14th November). As usual pupils can wear smart casual non uniform clothes if they pay a ‘fine’ of £1.

  • Recognisation by CDET

    13th November 2014 - Melior Community Academy

    We are delighted to announce that once again Mr Lancaster (Learning Leader of Creative Arts) has been recognised by the Council for Dance Education and Training (CDET) for the second year running. We are pleased to say that Melior is the only secondary school in the area to be awarded this recognition which states that the Performing Arts Education is outstanding and follows the rigorous guidelines set out by the council. 

    Mr

  • Victorian Christmas Market

    13th November 2014 - Wainwright Primary Academy

    Queen Elizabeth Academy will be holding their annual Victorian Christmas Market on Thursday 27th November. The market will be taking place on the academy site and will start at 5.30pm.

    There will be stalls full of Christmas goodies for all the family and an array of laterns provided by Farmilo, Crescent and Flying High Academy will bring the venue to life!

    There will be performances from Pleasley Colliery Brass Band and the Queen Elizabeth's Family of Schools.

  • Children in need

    13th November 2014 - Craven Primary Academy

    Please remember on Friday 14th November the academy will be holding a non uniform day in return for a donation to go towards Children in Need.

     

    We will also be selling a range of tasty treats, from our tuck shop, at breaktime and after school

     

    Any money raised will go direct to Children in Need

     

  • Free SEAL Course for Parents

    13th November 2014 - Wainwright Primary Academy

    We will be running a SEAL course for parents about 'How to Manage Children's Behaviour'. The course will be free of charge and will run for 7 weeks, starting on Wednesday 19th November from 1.00pm - 3.20pm in the Community Building.

     

    If you are interested in taking part in the course please give your name and contact details to the school office.

  • Hanson Remembers

    12th November 2014 - Hanson School

    A group of Year 12 & 13 historians represented Hanson Academy at Undercliffe Cemetery in the Act of Remembrance to honour and remember the fallen.  A Hundred Years 1914-2014.

  • Therapeutic Crisis Intervention

    11th November 2014 - Simpsons Lane Academy

    The Therapeutic Crisis Intervention Programme is a 6 week parenting course

    The aim of the group is to give parents and carers strategies to cope with the ever changing challenges of bringing up children and adolescents.

     

    The main objectives that are taught include:

    • How to prevent and de-esculate a potential crisis situation with children.
    • How to safely and therapeutically manage children's behaviour.
    • How to work with children to help improve their coping strategies.

    The group takes place once a week on a Friday m

  • Remembrance Day 2014

    11th November 2014 - Hatfield Woodhouse Primary School

    We were very proud of our Remembrance tribute. The children made ceramic, clay, knitted and paper poppies as an act of remembrance. We held a short service at the front of school including a 2 minute silence. We were also pleased to be the first school to see the stained glass window in tribute to Corporal Harper V.C. - a past pupil of Hatfield Woodhouse.

  • Queen Elizabeth's Academy Remembrance Service

    11th November 2014 - Queen Elizabeth's Academy

    On Tuesday 11th November Queen Elizabeth’s Academy held a special Remembrance Service to commemorate the 100 years since World War 1.

    Members of the British Legion, Rev Dr Keith Hebden, Old Elizabethan Association Members, St Peter's Church of England Primary School staff and pupiils, parents and Queen Elizabeth students all came together to take a moment to make a mark of respect for the 36 former students of Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School that went to support the First World War and lost their lives. Mrs

  • Our First Enrichment Day

    11th November 2014 - Manor Croft Academy

    Friday saw our first Enrichment Day of the year that was very much focused around students knowing how to keep themselves safe and understanding the consequences of their actions.

    It was a vibrant day and we were delighted by the many external speakers and facilitators who delivered workshops to the students. The activities ranged from looking at Bullying by creating a 'play in a day'; working with 'Prison Me No Way' to understand the law and significant consequences of breaking it; sex & relationship educat

  • Pontefract and Castleford Express

    11th November 2014 - England Lane Academy

    Please pick up a copy of this weeks Pontefract and Castleford Express out 13.11.2014 to see our new starters to upper foundation. We are really proud of our butterflies who are progressing in their learning journeys at England Lane Academy.

  • Poppy Appeal

    8th November 2014 - Rowena Academy

    The children have been selling poppies in school all week to raise money for the Royal British Legion. Can we say a Big Thank You to everyone who supported this worthwhile cause.

  • Poetry and Pizza

    7th November 2014 - Hatfield Woodhouse Primary School

    It was great to share our new talents for learning poetry through 'Talk for Writing' on our poetry and pizza afternoon. I was impressed by 'The Charge of the Light Brigade' in Year 5 and '1066' in Year 4 but I also liked the drama of the year 2 'Rats'. The poems written and recited together by the children of FS, Year 1 and Year 3 were amazing. The poems the Year 6 children had written contained some impressive vocabulary. The money raised from the sale of pizzas will be used for prizes for Christmas party

  • Uniform Update

    7th November 2014 - Hanson School

    7 November 2014, 9:00
    Firstly, can we thank you for your cooperation and support this week with the reinforcement of our uniform expectations. The school has been a smarter, calmer and more studious environment this week. 

    We have found ourselves in the forefront of the media and many schools have now started to adopt the same attitude to their own uniform problems.

    These are a few of the links:

    http://www.ssatuk.co.uk/hanson-academy-uniform-policy/

    http://www.sec-ed.co.uk/blog/school-uniforms-a-never-ending-deb

  • Girls Crowned Hull Schools' Table Tennis Cham

    7th November 2014 - Estcourt Primary Academy

    Our 4 Year 5 girls triumphed in the Hull Schools Year 6 Table Tennis Championship.  They defeated all comers and now progress into the Humber Games Finals.  Where they will face teams from the East Riding, Grimsby and Scunthorpe. Well done, we are very proud.

  • Week 9

    7th November 2014 - Estcourt Primary Academy

    Week 9

  • First World War Battlefields Visit

    7th November 2014 - De Warenne Academy

    Thirty-eight students and four staff from De Warenne visited the battlefields of the First World War near Ypres in Begium and the Somme in northern France. This special Remembrance Weekend which also marked the centenary of the year war broke out, saw the group visit significant sites such as Vimy Ridge, Thiepval Memorial and the memorial to the Sheffield and Barnsley Pals. Students also had the opportunity to experience what the trenches were like by visiting recreations of the original British trenches at

  • Fantastic Job Oportunities

    6th November 2014 - Park View Primary Academy

    We are currently looking for talented and enthusiastic professionals to join our team. Take a look at our recruitment page to find out more www.recruitment.schoolpartnershiptrust.org.uk

     

  • Harvest Festival

    6th November 2014 - Hatfield Woodhouse Primary School

    This year's Harvest Festival was a great success.  The children shared poems and sang songs, to celebrate the harvest of crops.

    This year each class also entered the 'Great Hatfield Woodhouse Bake Off' with each class producing a baked item.  The competition had professional judges,with catering backgrounds!

    This year's winners was our Year 2 Cheetahs class!  Well done Year 2 and Mrs Crank!

    Pictures - Judges making their decisions!  Year 6 White Chocolate cheesecake!

  • Uniform Statement

    5th November 2014 - Hanson School

    4 November 2014, 18:00 

    Our uniform and dress codes set the tone for our community and provide the scaffolding for high standards in every aspect of school life. To ensure that parents and students were fully aware of the high expectations that we would have this academic year we communicated clearly our expectations with parents and students at the end of the summer term, during the school holidays and at the start of this term; we were clear that we would be diligent with monitoring school uniform. 

    We expl