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!

  • Late Arrivals

    4th April 2014 - Wainwright Primary Academy

    If your child arrives at school after 9.00am they need to come in through the main entrance & be registered at the office.


    We will continue to work hard to ensure that all of our children arrive at school on time every day (before 9.00am). There are currently 8 children who continue to arrive late on a regular basis.

  • Parent Members Required!

    3rd April 2014 - Queen Elizabeth's Academy

    As you may be aware, the Governing Body was restructured in October to become the Education Advisory Body at the Academy. There are two parent representative places on this body and we currently have two vacancies for parent members to join the EAB.

    There is a requirement to complete a Skills Audit to ensure we have a complete range of skills within the membership of the EAB and a meeting with the Chair of the EAB and myself will take place before a recommendation is made to the Sponsor to appoint to the EAB

  • School Dinners Price Increase

    3rd April 2014 - Wainwright Primary Academy

    We have been informed by Education Catering that they will need to put their prices up after Easter. As from Tuesday 22nd April the cost of a school dinner will be £2.10 per day/£10.50 per week.

  • Book Fair

    3rd April 2014 - Wainwright Primary Academy

    Our recent Scholastic Book Fair was a huge success, we raised £508.00 for books for our school. A BIG thank you to everyone who attended & showed support!


  • Creative Art Exhibition

    2nd April 2014 - Queen Elizabeth's Academy

    Mansfield Museum will be playing host to Queen Elizabeth’s Academy, for their Exhibition of Creative Art.  Friday 4th April will see the exciting launch of the Exhibition when parents and carers of the Year 9, 11 and Post 16 students will view the master pieces and hard work being displayed for the first time. The Academy’s Creative Arts students were really excited to take this opportunity to showcase their excellent quality of work and achievements.

    The work being displayed has been designed, created and m

  • North Lindsey College Engineering Challenge

    31st March 2014 - Melior Community Academy

    The Annual North Lindsey Engineering Challenge did not disappoint.  Six Year 9 students from Melior were selected to represent the Academy and what a brilliant job they did against 12 other local Secondary Schools. 

    The team made up of 3 boys and 3 girls (Corey Clapton, Matthew Falshaw, Harvey Gough, Rebecca Dunn, Meghan Lister and Molly Craig) were led by a Team Captain.

    The challenge was to transport radioactive waste (not real) to a safe environment by means of levers, electric motors, pneumatic pulleys an


    31st March 2014 - Melior Community Academy

    We are delighted and very proud to announce that 4 of Melior Community Academy's students have been accepted into MENSA.  They are Amy Longbottom (Year 10), Yasmin Dawson (Year 9), William Parker (Year 9) and Sebastian Vionnet (Year 9).

  • Thought For the Week: Book Week

    31st March 2014 - Park View Primary Academy

    This week, we are thinking about our favourite books and book characters.

  • Sport Relief 2014

    28th March 2014 - Melior Community Academy

    We are pleased to announce that Melior Community Academy has so far raised a fantastic £1856.18 for Sport Relief. A final figure will be issued before the end of Term. A massive thank you to everyone who participated and donated.

  • Year 10 Performance

    28th March 2014 - Melior Community Academy

    A Video of 'Titanium' performed by Year 10 students at Grimsby Auditorium has been added to the Students' Performances section via the 'Melior Tube' tab.


    28th March 2014 - De Warenne Academy

    A group of students who are studying hairdressing in the sixth form recently attended the Blackpool Hair Festival. This is a national competition where students can both compete and spectate. The standard is high as competitors come from salons and colleges all over the country. The level 3 students who attended last year all left with many ideas and aspirations so this year all entered the competition and did extremely well. In addition two students studying at level 2 entered and did themselves and the ac

  • DFE Visit

    28th March 2014 - Queen Elizabeth's Academy

    On Friday 28th March we were visited by Andrew George (DFE Academies’ Performance Division) and Rob Briscoe (DFE Education Adviser). The purpose of the visit was to evaluate the progress made by the Academy since the last DFE visit in November 2013. This visit is not related to Ofsted/HMI and the visitors report back to Ministers within the Government. Both visitors were satisfied by the progress which the Academy has made in the last term and will not be visiting the Academy again. The DFE will continue to

  • Arabian Nights

    28th March 2014 - Queen Elizabeth's Academy

    Approximately 20 year 7 students were invited to the lakeside Centre at Nottingham University to watch a production of 'Arabian Nights.' The actors engaged with the audience bartering and handing out gold coins while a complicated tale of Kings, thieves and cunning young women unravelled. The funniest character was by far the blind doctor who had the audience in stitches. We will definitely be back for any future theatre performances and it was great to see many actors of secondary school age.

  • New Build Update - March 2014

    27th March 2014 - The Vale Academy

    Survey work has started on site at The Vale Academy to finalise the feasibility study, this will ensure the new academy can be built on the existing academy site. Theodolite surveying of the site is well underway and today saw the start of bore hole drilling to check suitability of the land. An exciting time for everyone at the academy!

  • Give it 100% Competition

    27th March 2014 - Park View Primary Academy

    As you may be aware, Miss Wilson is running a ‘Give it 100%’ competition for attendance in March. The children who come to school every day are in with a chance of winning some brilliant prizes. All names will be added to a draw and prizes will be handed out.

    So far, 162 children have achieved 100% attendance this month. WELL DONE and GOOD LUCK!!!!!

  • Guiness World Record Attempt

    27th March 2014 - Park View Primary Academy

    One of the fun methods we use in school, to warm up the children’s hands for writing is the Dough Disco. This is where we dance to music using play dough, the children may have mentioned it! We took part in a Dough Disco world record attempt on Monday 3rd March 2014, we have submitted our evidence. We will let you know as soon as we hear if our World Record Attempt was successful!!!  

  • Shop For Schools 2014

    27th March 2014 - Wainwright Primary Academy

    We are once again taking part in the Shop For Schools Scheme. Between 29th March & 29th April you, your family & friends can earn points for our school by shopping in the in the Four Season Shopping Centre & taking your receipts the friendly staff at the Customer Services Desk.


    If you would like more information about the scheme please click on the website link:


  • Brigg Music Festival

    26th March 2014 - The Vale Academy

    This week has seen the annual Music Festival in Brigg with many of our music students playing with great success.  Of the Brass ensemble, the international flautist adjudicator added, “love the ending, really exciting.”  The woodwind group, after playing Raiders March and Chariots of Fire were praised with the comments the students were “lucky to play in such an ensemble” and “absolutely brilliantly worthwhile…”.  The Samba played particularly well with more positive comments such as “they are fantastic” an

  • Dragons

    26th March 2014 - Wainwright Primary Academy

    Year 1 have been learning about Dragons. They got creative & designed this display board.



    26th March 2014 - Wainwright Primary Academy

    We would like to congratulate Miss Graney as she has successfully applied for a new post at Skegby Junior Academy. She will begin work there after Easter. We will be very sorry to see her leave Wainwright, but wish her all the best for the future.


    We are very pleased to be able to welcome Mr Andrew Spencer to our team for the Summer Term. He is a very experienced teacher & has already been into school to work alongside Miss Graney & meet the children.


    Miss Graney & Mr Spencer will be planning & working toge