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!

  • Trampolining

    27th January 2014 - De Warenne Academy

    This year saw De Warenne compete in their first trampolining competition. Held at Balby Carr on 12 December, nine students represented the academy at three different levels of competition:

    Level 1Level 2Level 3

    Leonie Brinkhurst

    Leah Phillips

    Sacha Wordsworth

    Jake Mee

    Jack Wesley

    Aimee Martin

    Megan Clemitshaw

    Courtney Speight

    Lewis Glynn

    All students did exceptionally well and each team has qualified for the South Yorkshire Championships to be held at the EIS Stadium in Sheffield. We are looking forward to getting lot

  • Cookery Club

    27th January 2014 - Wainwright Primary Academy

    We will be running the Cookery Club again after the February half term holiday.


    The club will take place on Mondays from 3.30 - 4.30pm, for 6 weeks, starting on Monday 24th February and the last date will be on Monday 31st March.


    There will be a charge of £1.00 per pupil per week to cover the cost of ingedients and children will also need to bring an apron with them.



  • Road safety and Luke Potter

    24th January 2014 - Manor Croft Academy

    Today the Year 8 and Year 9 students were treated to an event that combined road safety with an up and coming singer called Luke Potter.

    Luke has been touring the country, introducing his songs to the next generation. In addition to his UK tour he has recently returned from America where he has signed to the same management team as Justin Timberlake and Britney Spears.

    The event was a mixture of live music, road safety facts and a game show pitching the girls against the boys. We would like to extend our than

  • Exam Certificates

    24th January 2014 - Queen Elizabeth's Academy

    Students who took exams (GCSE and A Level) in summer 2013 can now collect their certificate from the Main Office. If anyone is collecting on behalf of someone else they will need a letter of authorisation from the certificate holder to hand in when collecting.

    Mrs Piper

    Exams Officer

  • Indoor Athletics & Hockey Success

    23rd January 2014 - The Vale Academy

    The Vale Academy managed great success in the indoor athletics and hocket competitions, we came away with three first places and one second so all four teams will go through to the next round and represent North Lincolnshire. Well done to everyone involve!

  • Young Voices

    22nd January 2014 - Melior Community Academy

    On 20th January 2014 pupils from Years 7 and 8 travelled to Sheffield Arena to perform in the annual Young Voices concert. After months of preparation, 6000 youngsters gathered together to take part in the largest choral concert series in the world, singing songs from 1940-2014 to a paying audience of 7500. Click across to the Melior Tube tab to see them in action!

  • Head Boy and Head Girl results are in...

    22nd January 2014 - Manor Croft Academy

    This year has seen a change in how the students have a voice within school. Running up to Christmas, students had the opportunity of putting themselves forward for the school council.

    Over 100 students applied for the posts and the successful applicants have formed four focus groups within school. The four areas under consideration mirror the Assistant Principal roles for Teaching & Learning, Community & Transition, Achievement and Wellbeing.

    The final task has been to wait and see which Year 11 students woul

  • Diary Dates for 2014

    21st January 2014 - Wainwright Primary Academy

    Spring Term

    24.01.14 - KS2 Big Bird Watch

    12.02.14 - Open Evening

    13.02.14 - Open Evening

    14.02.14 - School Closes for Half Term

    17.02.14 - 21.02.14 - Half Term Holiday

    24.02.14 - School re-opens

    26.02.14 - Photographs (Years 3, 4, 5 & 6)

    12.03.14 - Photographs (Nursery, Reception, Year 1 & Year 2)

    04.04.14 - Last day of term - School Closes for Easter

    07.04.14 - 21.04.14 - Easter Holidays

    Summer Term

    22.04.14 - School re-opens

    05.05.14 - May Day (School Closed)

    21.05.14 - School Closes for Half Term

    22.05.14 - Polling Da

  • Young Voices Concert

    20th January 2014 - Melior Community Academy

    I can now confirm the following arrangements for the Young Voices Concert on 20th January 2014 at the Sheffield Arena as follows:


    8.40 am       Students should arrive at school as normal in full school uniform.

                          Periods 1, 2 and 3 will be attended as normal.

    11.30 am     All Young Voices students will leave their lessons and meet in the Atrium to eat their packed lunches (grab bags will be arranged for pupils on Free School Meals).

    12.00 pm     Depart school for Sheffield Arena.

    1.15 pm    

  • Zoo Lab - Reward Event

    20th January 2014 - Manor Croft Academy

    On Friday the students were rewarded to a hand’s on lecture delivered by Zoo Lab. The aim of the event was to reward our students for their fantastic efforts over the previous half term. Over three hundred of the students had the opportunity to hold, or see up close, giant millipedes, giant snails, snakes, tarantula’s, crabs and a bunny rabbit for those who prefer their animals to be a little fluffier.  

    The students had a fantastic time with many of them experiencing these animals for the first time. A spec

  • Sky Sports for Living Project

    18th January 2014 - Melior Community Academy

    Dermot Gascoyne an ex heavy weight boxer visited Melior through the Sky Sports for living project scheme during December. He spent 20 minutes during assembly giving an inspirational talk to Year 11 students, regarding their qualifications and ambitions in life.

    As a child Dermot engaged in all manner of sports, enjoying them all. Once he found boxing, however, he was hooked. He has no doubt that boxing provided him with a purpose and direction at a time in his life when he needed it the most. His motto is: ‘

  • Bicycle Storage

    17th January 2014 - Don Valley Academy

    All bicycles must be placed in the lockable bicycle storage unit during the academy day.  The unit will be locked at 9.00 a.m. and unlocked  at 2.45 p.m.

    Please do not leave your bicycle locked up against the fences.

    All bicycles brought onto the academy site remain the responsibility of the students and the academy accepts no responsibility for damage or theft to bicycles which have not been stored in the unit.


  • Building Learning Skills Charity Donation

    17th January 2014 - Queen Elizabeth's Academy

    My two Building Learning Skills classes worked on a fundraising project in the build-up to Christmas. As part of the Celebrations unit of work they used the theme of Christmas to make cards, decorations, CDs of themselves singing Christmas songs, and edible treats, all of which they sold for their chosen charities. The Year 7 group raised £23.15 for Cancer Research and the Year 8 group (of only 6 students!) raised £15.49 for Macmillan Cancer Support. I have now donated the money on their behalf. Well done t

  • KS3 Basketball Champions

    16th January 2014 - The Vale Academy

    The Vale Academy's KS4 boys basketball team are North Lincolnshire Champions and will now go on to the Humber School Games in February

  • Update for Parents Evening

    16th January 2014 - Melior Community Academy

    Just a reminder that Year 11 Parents Evening will be taking place this evening between 5pm - 7pm.  Unfortunately, appointments booked with Mr Levitt will have to be re-arranged as he is not in school today. Apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.

  • Mini Graduation Ceremony

    16th January 2014 - De Warenne Academy

    Sixth Form students are presented with certificates by the Mayor of Leeds at a mini graduation ceremony at Leeds Metropolitan University. The event celebrates their success passing the 'Progression Module' which is a project completed independently during Year 12 that entitles students to 30 extra UCAS points.

  • Year 11 Parents Consultation Evening

    15th January 2014 - Manor Croft Academy

    Year 11 Parents Consultation Evening

    Tuesday 28th January between 4.00 p.m. and 7.15 p.m.

  • Joyeux Noel: Lille Christmas Market!

    15th January 2014 - De Warenne Academy

    In December 2013 forty De Warenne students braved high seas and superstition to make an epic journey to France. After a 'restful' night's sleep aboard the Hull to Zeebrugge ferry, students made their way through Belgium and Northern France to Lille to sample its many delights. Two groups toured Lille's medieval centre and marvelled at its stunning cathedral, learning much about its history. This was swiftly followed by what was the highlight for many students - La Grande Roue. Not all were brave enough to t

  • College deadline dates & support workshops

    15th January 2014 - Manor Croft Academy

    Please view the document below for the College deadline dates for Kirklees & Calderdale. Year 11 students will be able to apply for their chosen College through the UCAS progress website. C & K Careers are employed by Manor Croft Academy to offer independent advice on the next steps that are available to our 2014 school leavers. There are support workshops on Tuesday and Thursday's nights. The sessions are held in the Library and are hosted by one of the careers advice team. Ossett Sixth Form deadline is no

  • Inset Day & Polling Day!

    15th January 2014 - Wainwright Primary Academy

    We had planned to have an Inset Day on Monday 24th February 2014 but have had to make a change, and the date for the Inset Day now is Friday 23rd May 2014.


    We will also be closed to pupils on Thursday 22nd May 2014 as we are being used as a Polling Station for the European Parliamentary Elections.