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!

  • Academy Re-opens

    23rd February 2014 - Melior Community Academy

    Hope you all had a lovely week off - Melior re-opens tomorrow (24th February).

  • Year 8 Options Evening

    21st February 2014 - Manor Croft Academy

    Year 8 Options Evening re-arranged

  • Wear a Hat to School Day

    21st February 2014 - Rowena Academy

    All the children and staff came to school wearing hats for the day to raise money to continue to sponsor Peter Kaira in Malawi through the charity Action Aid. The event raised an amazing £254.14!! Well done everyone.

  • Primary Science Lessons

    21st February 2014 - Queen Elizabeth's Academy

    Mr Penford (Transition Leader) has been delivering Science lessons across our Family of Schools as part of the transition programme at Queen Elizabeth's Academy. The staff and students across the schools have enjoyed the visits and found them very educational.

  • Year 11 Kirklees Basketball Champions!

    20th February 2014 - Manor Croft Academy

    Last night the Year 11 basketball team representing Manor Croft Academy made history. For the first time in the ten years that the Kirklees basketball competition has been running, a North Kirklees school has beaten a team from the South.

    Having secured the North Kirklees league the week before, the final was set to be a great showdown. Just getting to the final was a huge task. The students had been participating in a league of ten teams playing weekly, in order to see who came out on top.

    The final was a ve

  • KS4 Options Evening

    19th February 2014 - Melior Community Academy

    Please note the KS4 Options Evening originally arranged for 4th March 2014 has been postponed. Once a new date has been confirmed, details will be published. Sorry for any inconvenience.

  • Year 8 report on the Sheffield Steelers

    17th February 2014 - De Warenne Academy

    A group of Year 8 students who are following the Write Right course were invited by the Sheffield Steelers to report on an ice hockey game. The students were welcomed into the press room to interview head coach Doug Christiansen before the game. Bob Westerdale of the Sheffield Star, Seth Bennet of the BBC and Peter Spencer were also on hand to answer any questions about journalism and how to create the perfect article.

    Students watched the warm up at ice level, before going up to their seats to enjoy the gam

  • Mathematics Revision

    13th February 2014 - Melior Community Academy

    The Mathematics Department will be holding a Revision morning on Friday 21st February 2014 starting at 9.00am. The revision will be focussed on Higher and Foundation Papers.  There will be a Pizza lunch provided at 12.30pm for anyone who attends.

  • Year 5 Science Workshops

    13th February 2014 - Queen Elizabeth's Academy

    Queen Elizabeth’s Academy invited students in Year 5 from their Family of Schools and Partner Primary Schools to take part in a Science Workshop.  On Thursday 13th February Year 5 students from St Peter's Church of England Primary School visited the Academy to take part in the “Egg Race”.  The challenge was for the students to create a rocket type vehicle which could carry an egg filled with shaving foam.  The rocket would be fired and the overall winner would be judged on product design, distance travelled

  • Summer 2014 Examination Timetable

    13th February 2014 - Melior Community Academy
    French Unit 1: 1F Listening Foundation12-May-14 Monday pm
    French Unit 1: 1H Listening Higher12-May-14 Monday pm
    French Unit 3: 3F Reading Foundation12-May-14 Monday pm
    French Unit 3: 3H Reading Higher12-May-14 Monday pm
    Biology Unit 1: Influences On Life (Foundation)13-May-14 Tuesday am
    Biology Unit 1: Influences On Life (Higher)13-May-14 Tuesday am
    Chemistry13-May-14 Tuesday am
    Geography B Unit 113-May-14 Tuesday pm
    Geography B Unit 113-May-14 Tuesday pm
    ICT14-May-14 Wednesday am
    Unit 1: Chemistry In Our World (
  • Uniform

    11th February 2014 - Wainwright Primary Academy

    We have been working hard to make sure that the children are wearing their correct uniform. Some parents have asked to have this clarified. As a reminder, children should wear:


    • Blue/white blouse, short or polo shirt
    • Black/grey trousers/skirt
    • Navy jumper/sweatshirt/cardigan (preferably with the school logo)
    • Black/grey tights or socks
    • Black shoes (not trainers)
    • Blue & white summer dress


    Please make sure that all uniform is named.


    No jewellery other than watches or stud earrings should be worn. Children must be abl

  • Mock Exams Timetable

    10th February 2014 - Melior Community Academy

    Please find below the Mock Examinations Timetable for 24th - 28th February 2014.

  • Primary PE teacher training

    7th February 2014 - De Warenne Academy

    De Warenne Academy was pleased to host Key Stage 2 PE training for teachers from the Conisbrough and Mexborough pyramid.

    The Matalan TOP Sport resources have been designed to help teachers unlock the potential of all children in PE at Key Stage 2; developing their thinking, physical and social skills, while enhancing their health and well-being. Teachers took part in delivering games, gymnastics, dance, athletics and adventure lessons.

    This training was run by Active Fusion who are passionate about providing

  • Samba Workshop - WI

    6th February 2014 - The Vale Academy

    The Vale Academy samba band performed at Hibaldstow hall on Tuesday 4th February. They gave a short concert before the ladies of the WI took part in a samba workshop. Ladies, students and staff had a thoroughly enjoyable evening which concluded with the ladies performing a full samba piece along side our students. Congratulations to all!

  • Dine Your Valentine

    5th February 2014 - Melior Community Academy

    Please note that next week we are running our Dine your Valentine promotion.

    This promotion offers the chance to win a £10 Pizza Hut voucher to Dine your Valentine every time a customer buys one of our great value meal deals. Look under your plate for a Love Heart.

    There are five vouchers to win (one each day) and there will also be themed dishes available during the week.

    Please see the leaflet below.

  • Revision Timetable

    5th February 2014 - Melior Community Academy

    Please find below a copy of the latest Revision Timetable.

    Students should contact individual staff directly to check timings. Sessions are subject to review and change leading up to the examination period. Some bespoke sessions will be available during the school holiday period and the timings of these sessions will be given to students directly.

  • Sainsbury's Active Kids 2014

    5th February 2014 - Wainwright Primary Academy

    Active Kids is back again, and this year there are even more great reasons to get involved!


    Active Kids vouchers are available to collect from all Sainsbury's stores, petrol stations and when ordering groceries online, between Wednesday 29th January and Tuesday 20th May 2014.


    Please bring your Active Kids vouchers into the main school reception, were there is a collection box.


    For more details, please visit their website: https://activekids.sainsburys-live-well-for-less.co.uk/

  • Purchase Performance Tickets Online

    3rd February 2014 - Melior Community Academy

    Tickets for the performances of Aladdin, City and Iris and The Novice Detective can be purchased online from Ticket Source.  Click the link below or alternatively select the Ticket Shop tab to order direct from the school's website.





  • Glass-eye Theatre

    31st January 2014 - Melior Community Academy

    We are thrilled to announce that The City & Iris is coming to Melior on the 10th April 2014. An amazing show, by an amazing company called Glass Eye Theatre. See Leaflet below.

  • Hiring Facilities

    30th January 2014 - Melior Community Academy
    Our £18m Academy is home to some excellent facilities available to hire including:
    Sports Hall
    Activity Studio
    Dance & Drama Studios
    Tennis Court
    ICT & Business Studies Suites
    Large Atrium with bleacher seating & projector
    All weather pitch with floodlights & Playing Fields (bookings for our floodlit all weather pitch - available from 5.30pm-9.00pm Monday to Friday and weekends till 4.00pm)
    Please feel free to contact us for more information:
    Telephone: 01724 868666