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!

  • 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

  • Leaders of the Future

    5th November 2014 - The South Leeds Academy

    Although the academy Student Leadership Team was formed less than a year ago, the 20-strong group of young people have put forward many fantastic ideas that are helping shape the academy’s vision for the future. To encourage them to continue with their positive contributions, the academy organised a trip to London so the group could see the heart of the British democratic process in action.

    After a speedy train trip down to the capital, the group were treated to a tour of the Palace of Westminster where they

  • Important Letter from the Principal

    4th November 2014 - Melior Community Academy

    Message to Parents, Carers and Students. Please click on letter below.

  • Democracy Empowers the Youth of Don Valley!

    3rd November 2014 - Don Valley Academy

    Active citizenship was in abundance as Don Valley student population elected their Student Parliament on Thursday 16th October.  The school hall was transformed into a polling station and a team of tireless Year 10 students worked to simulate a real election.  Form representatives valiantly battled for the honour of a seat on the Student Parliament, with poster campaigns and entertaining speeches delivered in assembly. 

    Students arrived clutching their polling cards, which they swapped for ballot papers, eag

  • Thought for the week ....

    3rd November 2014 - Park View Primary Academy

    As Bonfire night approaches, let's think about keeping safe and following the firework code.

  • Geoffrey the Giraffe came to visit today

    3rd November 2014 - Craven Primary Academy

    Geoffrey the Giraffe from Toys 'R' Us came in this morning to launch our Pupil Reward points scheme. We are one of four schools in Hull to use this new and exciting reward based incentive scheme.

    Each child can earn points for a number of reasons from exceeding expected behaviour, doing their spellings, homework, been regular readers  to doing their school job roles. The points can then be spent in our new school shop run by the pupils. 

    We can't wait to see what they achieve.



  • Ofsted

    3rd November 2014 - The South Leeds Academy

    The Academy is being inspected by Ofsted on Tuesday, November 4th and Wednesday, November 5th – please find some information below from Ofsted with regards to the visit

    Letter To Parents

    Parent View Leaflet

    Parent View Poster

    School Inspections Parent Guide

  • Anyone for a piece of Raspberry Pi?

    3rd November 2014 - The South Leeds Academy

    Learning how to be a computer programmer is an essential skill for young people. To ensure our students are tech-savvy, the academy organised a computer programming workshop in conjunction with Playful Leeds and Tiddlybots.

    The first challenge of the day was to construct the Tiddlybot – a miniature robot designed by the workshop leader, Harry Gee. Using the pre-cut kit pack, the group followed the instruction to assemble the pieces of the bot before attaching the Raspberry Pi hardware. Once all the pieces we

  • Black History Month

    31st October 2014 - The South Leeds Academy

    Black History Month is the celebration of important people and events in the history of the African diaspora. Every October, people in the UK and other parts of the world, plan and deliver events that educate and inspire.

    Academy dance group Dynamix decided that they would celebrate the month by self-choreographing an African-inspired dance routine. Attendance at the lunchtime performance was by invitation only and the girls did not disappoint their eager audience.  With a great song and some fabulous moves,

  • Yeadon Tarn Visit

    29th October 2014 - The South Leeds Academy

    The academy currently has a group of year 11 students taking part in a Groundworks forest management project that has enabled them to explore woodwork and craftsmanship. As part of the project, the students built their very own boat which they took to Yeadon Tarn to float. The boat proved watertight and no-one fell into the cold depths of the Tarn. The sun was shining and a great day was had by all. Thank you to Groundwork Leeds for providing this opportunity for our students.


  • Hanson Uniform

    24th October 2014 - Hanson School

    Important information for Parents

    A school uniform plays a valuable role in contributing to the ethos of our school and sets an appropriate tone and appearance. We want the wearing of our school uniform to instil a sense of pride, support positive behaviour and discipline and encourage a sense of identity and belonging. Furthermore, the wearing of the Hanson Academy uniform ensures equality for students of all races and backgrounds. 

    Our school uniform policy, rules and expectations have been designed to be s


    24th October 2014 - Melior Community Academy

    After a rigorous two day process involving six candidates I am pleased to announce that Miss Z Bidmead has been appointed as the new Principal.

    Miss Bidmead will take up her post fully in January and in the meantime I will be working as Consultant Principal in the transition period between now and the end of December.

    I know that all the staff and governors are fully supportive of Miss Bidmead who will work hard to develop the Academy and improve outcomes for all students.


    P Whelan

    October 2014

  • 6th Form Charity Event

    24th October 2014 - Hanson School

    Each year our 6th form students hold a fancy dress day near Halloween to raise money for their chosen charity.  All the proceeds from the day will be going towards buying gifts to put in Christmas Shoeboxes.  These shoeboxes are trimmed up into Christmas parcels and are sent to underprivileged children in Romania and Belarus. Thank you to all staff and students who have supported us. 

    View more photos on our facebook page

  • Halloween Menu

    24th October 2014 - Hatfield Woodhouse Primary School

    A Selection of Scary Halloween food which our cook made for us yesterday. The hall and staff looked fab and the food tasted great. Thank you

  • School Games Website

    24th October 2014 - Wainwright Primary Academy

    Visit www.yourschoolgames.com and click on our school and go to 'find a school' then you will need to type in our school post code of NG19 6TF to locate our school. You will then be able to see what games are taking place in our local area.

  • Dark Clouds are Smouldering into Red

    23rd October 2014 - Queen Elizabeth's Academy

    On Thursday 11th September students from the Academy took part in an Inspiration day at Sherwood Pines along with Farmilo and St Peters Primary School around 100 students were invited to take part in this project across the three schools. The project was to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War the students had the chance to experience replica trench area reconstructed at Sherwood Pines which was formally known as Clipstone Camp Site and was used as a base camp during Worl

  • Scary School Lunch

    23rd October 2014 - Craven Primary Academy

    Ahead of our Halloween Disco we are enjoying a Scary School Lunch.

    It looks Devishly Good!