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!

  • C6 Careers: Record number of Uni applications

    20th September 2014 - The Doncaster Collegiate Sixth Form

    This year the number of students applying to go to University from accross C6 has increased with other Students going on to gain Apprenticeships and employment.

    Rossington All Saints & Ash Hill Acadmey's Sixth Form has almost doubled.

    Serlby Park and De Warenne ahve also seen a significant increase with Oxbridge and Russell Group Universities becoming popular.

    Don Valley Academy Sixth Form have successfully reached their highest ever percentage of students applying for University – with 89% applying for Septem

  • Extra Curricular Activities - Autumn Term

    20th September 2014 - Manor Croft Academy

    The autumn term has plenty of extra-curricular activities for all students to get involved with. If you need any further information, contact the department which is running the event. All students are welcome to attend and they are completely free.

  • Prefect Applications

    19th September 2014 - Manor Croft Academy

    On Friday over 40 Students were put through their paces by participating in Prefect interviews. This was the second part of the selection process, following on from an initial letter of interest.

    The result will be out this week and although there will a lot of disappointed students they can be proud of their achievements today. Every student represented themselves in a remarkable fashion.

    Once the results are public the bar will be raised further to find out who will be Head Boy and Head Girl for the 2014-1

  • Golden Ticket Award

    18th September 2014 - Simpsons Lane Academy

    Any children achieveing 100% attendance in one week are awarded a "Golden Ticket". This ticket is then entered into a prize draw and each week the winner receives a £20 Morrisons voucher!

    Attendance is very important to us and we believe it deserves a reward!!

  • Open Evening

    17th September 2014 - Queen Elizabeth's Academy

    Queen Elizabeth’s Academy would like to invite you to the Open Evening being held on Tuesday 30th September at Queen Elizabeth’s Academy from 5:00pm starting in the Main Hall.

    On the evening, student ambassadors will be leading guided tours of the facilities on offer at the Academy. Your child will have the chance to take part in lessons and activities; meet our dedicated members of staff and take part in the exciting learning experiences taking place.

    Presentations by the Principal, Mike Smith, will take pla

  • 2015 - 2016 Term Dates

    16th September 2014 - Melior Community Academy

    Term Dates for the Academic Year 2015 - 2016 have been added under the downloads section.

  • Changes to published dates

    16th September 2014 - Hatfield Woodhouse Primary School

    Please note that there are some changes to dates for the Autumn term.

    Parents evening will now take place on Monday 6th and Tuesday 7th October.

    Harvest festival will now take place at 2.30pm on Friday 24th October.

    Thank you

  • Week 3

    15th September 2014 - Estcourt Primary Academy

    Check out our Week 3 photo collage.

  • Mr Zafar Iqbal

    15th September 2014 - Manor Croft Academy

    Dear Families,

    It is with great regret that I am writing to inform you Mr Zafar Iqbal, our ICT and Business Studies teacher sadly passed away on Saturday 13th September. Mr Iqbal died as a result of a short respiratory illness that was made worse by the fact that he suffered from the condition cystic fibrosis. Our thoughts go out to Mr Iqbal’s family. 

    I am sure you will support the Academy at this very difficult time to maintain an atmosphere of calm and respect. If your child has been affected by this sad n

  • Open Day 2014

    15th September 2014 - The Vale Academy

    Open Day and Evening: Wednesday 1 October

    An invitation to current Y5 and Y6 pupils and their parents/carers to attend our open evening.


    Day tours from 9.30am

    Evening starts at 6.30pm

    Principal's address at 6.30pm & 7.15pm


  • Year 2 Allotment visit

    15th September 2014 - Wainwright Primary Academy

    On Friday 12th September the Year 2 children went on a walk to a local allotment to begin their topic of 'How does your garden grow?'


    They found lots of different vegetables, the children brought a variety of them back to school as they are going to be conducting a growing Science investigation.


    Here are some photographs they took on their visit.


    12th September 2014 - Simpsons Lane Academy

    It is vital that we have emergency contact numbers for all parents or a family member available in an emergency. There has been a lot of sickness this week at school unfortunately which has highlighted the need for these details.

    Update forms were given out at parents evening back in July but if you do change your numbers or addresses please notify the office as soon as possible, or email k.storr@simpsonslane.org.uk



  • Sure Start Fitness Club

    12th September 2014 - Wainwright Primary Academy

    Sure start have invited our Reception children to attend an after school club starting on Thursday 18th September. The club will run from 3.30pm - 4.15pm for a 4 week period, it will be held in the Lower School Hall.


    If you require a duplicate copy of the permission letter, you can find one below & in our 'Letters to Parents' section.

  • Show My Homework

    11th September 2014 - Hull Trinity House Academy



    The Show My Homework link is now on the website under 'Useful Links'. This replaces the need for paper diaries and all homework set will be displayed.  Individual login in details are available to students and also parents; you will only be able to view homework that is relevant to your child.   

  • C&K Post 16 Opportunities in Kirklees

    10th September 2014 - Manor Croft Academy

    C&K Post 16 Opportunities in Kirklees

  • Notts Schools Athletic Cross Country League

    9th September 2014 - Wainwright Primary Academy

    We have been invited to attend the Nottinghamshire Schools Athletic Association Cross Country League over three dates. Our Year 5 & 6 children have been invited to enter, the teams will be mixed boys & mixed girls.


    The dates are as follows:

    • Saturday 4th October
    • Saturday 15th November
    • Saturday 13th December


    If you require a duplicate copy of the permission letter you will find this below & in our 'Letters to Parents' section.

  • Thought for the week....

    8th September 2014 - Park View Primary Academy

    This week, as part of our 'Dreams and Wishes' topic, we'll be thinking about our dreams for the future. Lots of visitors with interesting jobs will be coming to talk to the children for inspiration. On Friday, the children can come dressed up as what they would like to be when they grow up!

  • Week 2

    8th September 2014 - Estcourt Primary Academy

    Check out our Week 2 photo collage.

  • Tim Gregory - Dewsbury to NASA

    8th September 2014 - Manor Croft Academy

    During Manor Croft Academy’s induction week the students had an inspirational talk from one of our previous students – Tim Gregory.

    Tim is currently studying for a Master’s degree at Manchester University. He applied for an internship at NASA and was successful with his application. Tim spent the summer in Texas conducting research and writing a paper for the organisation. With such a rare opportunity we were delighted that Tim took time out of his studies to present to all 5 year groups on his experiences.

  • After School Clubs

    8th September 2014 - Wainwright Primary Academy

    We are now running several after school clubs, these include: Cricket, Football & Running.


    Mr Blackwell will be running the Football club every Monday from 3.30pm - 4.30pm and the Cricket club every Tuesday from 3.30pm - 4.30pm. Our new Deputy Head Teacher will be leading the Running club every Tuesday from 3.20pm - 4.20pm. These clubs are only available for Year 5 & 6 pupils but we are hoping to offer it out to more year groups in the future.


    Please note that we only have a limited amount of places in each