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!

  • Lantern Workshop

    16th October 2014 - Queen Elizabeth's Academy

    Year 5 and 6 from Crescent and Farmilo Primary School's took part in a lantern workshop to make large scale lanterns out of willow. These lanterns will be displayed at our Victorian Market, when the children will be showcasing their hard work.

  • Money Raised for Macmillan

    14th October 2014 - Simpsons Lane Academy

    A big thankyou to everyone who came to our Macmillan coffee morning and especially to all those who baked some lovely cakes and buns!

    We raised in total £231 for a really worthy cause!

    The total collected so far from all the coffee mornings held in the country is £10.6 million pounds





  • Young Voices 2015

    14th October 2014 - Melior Community Academy

    Tracks for Young Voices 2015 are now available to listen to via the Academy website.  They can be located under the Useful Links section in the Melior Tube tab or by clicking the link below:



  • A level and GCSE Results 2014

    14th October 2014 - Hanson School

    Congratulations to all of our students who sat exams in the summer.  

    GCSE results held up in what was a volatile year nationally. 45% of our students achieved the 5A*-C including English and Maths which is 4% down on last year, but under much more challenging conditions. Changes to grade boundaries, linear entry on exams, removal of coursework and reduced value of vocational qualifications have all made GCSEs harder for all abilities. 

    We are pleased with our A level results. 97% of students achieved a A*-E

  • Presentation of Proposed New Academy Design

    13th October 2014 - The Vale Academy

    We are holding a public consultation for the new build of our academy. This will be held in our Westmoor Building on Tuesday 21st October 2014 at 5.00pm.

  • Year 9 Drama Students

    13th October 2014 - Hanson School

    "World War Once Upon A Time" tells  the story of all aspects from the conflict, from family scenes before troops  were called up, to a portrayal of life in the trenches during battle.

    The play was written  by Miss Morris and featured 12 year 9 pupils who have chosen to continue drama  in their GCSE studies next year.

  • Harvest Festival

    13th October 2014 - England Lane Academy

    Today we celebrated our Harvest festival. Please click here to see pictures and information from today. 

  • Thought for the week ...

    13th October 2014 - Park View Primary Academy

    Be the motivation ... not the distraction!

  • Week 7

    12th October 2014 - Estcourt Primary Academy

    Check out our Week 7 photo collage.

  • Week 6

    12th October 2014 - Estcourt Primary Academy

    Check out our Week 6 photo collage.

  • Strike Postponed

    10th October 2014 - Simpsons Lane Academy

    We have been informed that Unison have posponed their planned strike action on Tuesday 14th October. This means the academy will now be open to all pupils and school photographs will go ahead on this day as planned.


    10th October 2014 - Wainwright Primary Academy

    We are delighted to announce that we have teamed up with change4life (as seen on TV) and as a result of this we are able to put on two after school clubs, on a Monday for Years 3, 4 and 5 and a Thursday for Years 1 and 2.

    We have been provided with a fantastic kit bag of new equipment and game ideas. The change4life program will also be run along side a fun fit club which many of the children are already familiar with and enjoy. This is an after school club that is non contact, high eneergy and extremely enj

  • Year 7 Introductory Parent's Evening

    9th October 2014 - Manor Croft Academy

    On Tuesday our new Year 7 parent’s had the opportunity to meet with Form Tutors. The night had a good attendance with parent’s discussing the progress of their child for the first half term.

    These meetings are vital to ensure our students transition well from our feeder Junior School’s to Manor Croft Academy.

    Thanks to all those parent’s and Form Tutors that attended the evening.

  • Students Remember World War 1 Day

    8th October 2014 - Hanson School

    On Friday 11th July, 75 Hanson Year 7 students were invited to sing and perform drama at Undercliffe World War 1 Commemoration Day.  We walked up to the cemetery in the morning and did two performances to various audiences attending the open day.  We also got to watch a drama performance about World War 1 and look at the war graves of soldiers who had attended Hanson School.   It was a spectacular day and the sun shone beautifully.  It helped us remember those people who have given their lives not just in W

  • Years 1 & 2 Visit to Yorkshire Wildlife Park

    8th October 2014 - Simpsons Lane Academy

    Last Friday 3rd October our Year 1 and 2 classes went on a trip to the Yorkshire Wildlife Park in Doncaster. This was a big hit with both chidren and staff and a great time was had by everyone.

    All the children were very well behaved and represented Simpson's Lane Academy perfectly.




  • Kids having Kids

    8th October 2014 - Queen Elizabeth's Academy

    On 8 October Y9 students were involved in a teenage pregnancy play and workshop.

  • Academy Open As Usual on 14th October

    8th October 2014 - Queen Elizabeth's Academy

    You may be aware that UNISON, GMB and possibly UNITE representing support staff in schools have voted to take industrial action in the form of a one-day National strike on Tuesday 14th October 2014.

    The disruption created by these strikes, and the need to have regard to the health and safety of pupils, has caused the academy to decide whether or not to remain open to pupils.

    After due consideration, the decision has been made to remain open as per usual for staff and all pupils and we are satisfied there is n

  • Bonfire Night Menu

    8th October 2014 - Wainwright Primary Academy

    Our kitchen staff will be preparing a special bonfire night menu on Wednesday 5th November 2014.

    The children will have the following meal:

    Hot-dogs with onions and tomato ketchup with wedges, mushy peas and sweetcorn


    Jacket potato with cheese and beans


    They will then be able to choose from the following deserts:



    Ice Cream

    Please complete and return the reply slip by Friday 17th October 2014 so that our kitchen staff can order the right amount of food for the day. Children entitled to free school

  • The Cheerio's

    7th October 2014 - Hanson School

    The Hanson Cheerios competed in the Bradford Schools Cheerleading Competition on Thursday and came 3rd! The girls performed a fantastic routine and entertained everyone.  Click here to view more photos on our Facebook account.

  • Science Ball - May 2014

    7th October 2014 - Hanson School

    Year 13 Science Leavers Ball

    Yet another year has passed and we come again to the Bradford Club to celebrate Year 13 success in Science. This Years King and Queen of Science, Kushal Rattu and Sanita Sandhu were much deserved winners of these coveted awards but not the only recipients acknowledged for their efforts in the Subject. Certificates were given out for the 'Just got out of Bed Award, the 'Most Distracting Person in a Lesson Award' and the 'Longest Serving Award' given to Luke Tetley who must now be