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!

  • Year 6 leavers

    18th July 2013 - Hatfield Woodhouse Primary School

    It was a sad day today at Hatfield Woodhouse Pimary School, as we said goodbye to the class of 2012/2013.

    We have a great day with a leavers assembly, picnic, bouncy castle and a water fight (which was the highlight)!

    Good luck to Year 6!

  • Guitar Assembly Summer 2013

    17th July 2013 - Hatfield Woodhouse Primary School

    Today the Key Stage two children who attend guitar lessons in school, performed the pieces of music that they have been learning over the course of the year.

    The children played groups pieces, as well as individuals performing solo pieces.

    We are very proud of the children's commitment to learning a new skill.

    A big thank you to their tutor Mr Belbin-Wood, whose weekly sessions have clearly reaped rewards!

    Hatfield Woodhouse Primary School offers weekly guitar and keyboard sessions, as part of our commitment to

  • De Warenne caters for Great Yorkshire Show

    17th July 2013 - De Warenne Academy

    Year 5 pupils from Ivanhoe and Morley Place came to De Warenne having been set the challenge of designing a sandwich to sell at the Great Yorkshire Show. The pupils had researched ideas, designed marketing campaigns, constructed packaging and produced some fantastic recipes. The standard was extremely high and all teams received certificates to acknowledge their work and innovation. The 'Delicious Subilicious' team from Morley Place were delared overall winners and in addition to their certificates took awa

  • Academy Arts Project

    17th July 2013 - Rowena Academy

    As part of our Artsmark Gold application and our community project work Miss Grain from De Warenne Academy's art department spent three days working with the nusery and reception classes to produce two giant sized elephants for the Outdoor Play Area.

    The children painted sections of the elephant before adding layers of patterned tissue paper to create a patchwork effect. The finished elephants were then varnished ready to be displayed as part of the academy's outdoor play areas. It was a fantastic opportunit

  • Job Opportunity

    15th July 2013 - Queen Elizabeth's Academy

    Inclusion Mentor

    The Learning Inclusion Team is looking for an experienced Inclusion Mentor to work with students who find mainstream education difficult. For full details please see the attached job description.

    The post is a temporary post on a 12 month contract funded through Pupil Premium funding.

    For enquiries please contact Karen Green on 01623 623559.

    Closing date: 18th July 2013 at 3:00pm

  • Castle Attack SPTA Technology Challenge Event

    12th July 2013 - De Warenne Academy

    The third annual SPTA Technology Challenge event was hosted at the academy in June. Teams participating were from Ash Hill, De Warenne, Don Valley, Garforth and Rossington All Saints academies.

    The challenge was to design and make a seige machine to attack a castle and to rescue the princess who had been captured by the opponents' knight. The castle had been superbly constructed by Hu Robson our DT technician.

    Students worked in KS3 and KS4 teams to complete the challenge and were only allowed to use the mate

  • Alton Towers

    12th July 2013 - Queen Elizabeth's Academy

    QEA Summer Rewards trip to Alton Towers - Wednesday 17th July

    • Students to report to Main Hall for 8.15am
    • Bus leaves QEA at 8.30am
    • Bus returns to QEA at approximately 5.30pm/6pm
    • Students receiving free school meals will be given the food they have pre-ordered when on the bus
    • Please ensure that sun block is being used prior to arriving at school
    • Students should bring sun block to re-apply regularly during the trip - the temperature for Wednesday is estimated to be between 22-26 degrees.
    • Make sure students have requ
  • Ofsted Inspection

    12th July 2013 - Hatfield Woodhouse Primary School


    Ofsted Inspection June 2013


    Ofsted inspectors say:

    The significant majority of pupils behave sensibly, enjoy school greatly and show very positive attitudes to school and learning. They like the reward system and are very proud that the teachers acknowledge their hard work and efforts. Records show, and pupils agree, that there is not very much bullying and when it does happen it is usually dealt with promptly.

    The subjects taught provide broad and balanced experiences for pupils throughout the school, both

  • Approved Academy Footwear

    11th July 2013 - Melior Community Academy

    The brochure for approved Academy footwear is now available to view at the link below.


  • Reading Stars!

    11th July 2013 - De Warenne Academy

    Author Helena Pielichaty visited the library to hold football-related reading workshops in the library for Miss Shields 'Reading Stars' group in Year 7 as well as students from the Portals Book Club and academy librarians. The Reading Stars group are currently working on a football-themed project and were very enthusiastic as they worked with Helena. She brought a selection of her books for the students to look at and also signed all that were purchased. She stayed for lunch when she answered all the many q

  • District Athletics

    11th July 2013 - The Vale Academy
    Congratulations to all of the students who took part in the District Athletics on Tuesday 9th July at Costello stadium .  The Year 7, 8 and 10 team finished first and the Year 9 team finished second. 
    Vale won the overall division and have been promoted for next year in to division 1. Fantastic!!!!
  • Cornerstones

    10th July 2013 - Hatfield Woodhouse Primary School

    Pupils enthused with Cornerstones topics.

  • Parents and Friends newsletter

    10th July 2013 - Hatfield Woodhouse Primary School

    End of year Parents and Friends Newsletter.

  • Holly triumph at Sports Day 2013

    10th July 2013 - De Warenne Academy

    Wednesday 3rd July saw the 4th Annual De Warenne Academy Sports Day. Luckily this year the weather was on our side! In the run up to sports day all students in Y7, 8 and 9 took part in an interhouse dodgeball competition with points going towards sports day totals. During the morning session the 400m and 800m events on the track and the throwing events were held and medals presented. In the afternoon the sprints were held on the track; 60m, 100m, and the 4 x 100m relay. Mr Steele and Mr Evans provided enter

  • Year 11 Outstanding Achievement Award

    9th July 2013 - The South Leeds Academy

    The South Leeds Academy is currently celebrating the success of six Year 11 students who have been awarded an “Outstanding Achievement” award. Cameron Atkinson, Caylum Carter, Melissa Sibanda, Enoch Kwofie, Frederick Cobbina and Kamil Jankowski have all achieved over 98% attendance over the past four consecutive years since the Academy was established in 2009. All six students were awarded a £20.00 voucher and certificate to recognise their achievement. The students are pictured with their Year Director, Mr

  • Financial Futures Project

    8th July 2013 - The South Leeds Academy

    Friday 5th July 2013 a number of our Year 10 students were involved in a day organised by the NYBEP and Hitachi Finance. The students learnt about what expenditure a person has, money spent by themselves but also by the person who looks after them. The students were asked to consider luxury items versus essential items. At one point students had to create a budget to furnish their first home. For many of our students they began to realise the need for proper financial planning. The students discussed the ne

  • Young Entrepreuners!

    5th July 2013 - Park View Primary Academy

    Congratulations to those children who designed and made their own products to sell at the market as part of the Arooj Marketplace topic.


    Please click on the link below to see an article on the Yorkshire Evening Post which features one of our children:



    Watch out for more information in the Pupil Celebrations section of our website.

  • De Warenne Academy Library 'Official Opening.

    4th July 2013 - De Warenne Academy

    We were delighted to welcome best-selling children and young peoples' author Mark Robson to officially open our library on the 4th July . In the morning Mark held two workshops on short story writing for a selection of our year 8 students. The official opening was marked by the cutting of a ribbon held by the library dragon mascots which then revealed an official plaque commemorating the occasion. Over lunch, Mark answered the very well thought out questions put to him by librarians and book club members.


  • Melior Students join Mensa elite

    4th July 2013 - Melior Community Academy

    Congratulations to three members of Year 9 for becoming members of Mensa. Well done!

    See Link for story:


  • Beeston Festival

    2nd July 2013 - The South Leeds Academy

    The Academy ran a stall at Beeston Festival selling flower planters to members of the public with the aim of raising funds for The Academy’s annual OAP Christmas Party. The weather was great for the day and all the planters sold out with a total of £91 being raised. Thank you to all the staff that helped with the setting up and running of the stall, and thanks to those members of staff and the public that came down on the day to buy the planters!