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!

  • Prefect & Student Leaders

    11th November 2013 - Manor Croft Academy

    The Prefect & Student Leader application forms are now available for students who wish to apply for the posts.

    The interview process will will be rigorous, including an initial paper application, short listing process, and a final interview.

    We are looking for students who feel they can help shape Manor Croft Academy into an outstanding school.

    Results are due to be released week commencing 2nd December 2013.

  • Year 8 Girls Football Team

    6th November 2013 - The Vale Academy

    The Vale Academy Year 8 Girls football team finished runners up in the Scunthorpe United Competition tonight only losing only the final match.

  • £1300 for Weston Park Teenage Cancer Unit

    5th November 2013 - De Warenne Academy

    At the end of the summer term we were pleased to support Ellie Saxton, one of our Year 10 students, whose family were raising money for Sheffield's Weston Park Cancer Hospital who were treating Ellie's father. Ellie made the brave decision to have her head shaved completely during break time on the last day of term and students and staff gave generously in support of this cause. Ellie's mum and family were there to support her and there was complete silence and respect from over 600 students and staff whils

  • Forest school visit for year 1 and 2

    4th November 2013 - Hatfield Woodhouse Primary School

    Just to remind you the visits to the forest school are on Thursday for year 2 and Friday for year 1. Children will need suitable outdoor clothing and footwear as detailed in previous letter but they will need to wear their shool jumper. They also will need a packed lunch and a drink. I have contacted the forest school today and they have assured me it would be unlikely for the trip to be cancelled as they do have provision within the facility to keep us dry if needs be. We have heard lots of great things ab

  • Floodlights

    31st October 2013 - Melior Community Academy

    We are delighted to report that we now have floodlights to our all weather pitch. The facility is available to hire both after School and at weekends and is suitable for Football and Hockey.

    For more information please contact:


  • Going for Gold in P.E.

    30th October 2013 - Simpsons Lane Academy

    Fantastic news! The Government are desperate to increase physical activity in primary schools.

    With this in mind, we are currently working hard to see how we can improve P.E. in our school as we have some fantastic athletes!

    If you have any suggestions or know anybody who can help us with P.E, (local clubs, coaches, facilities etc.) please come and see Mr. Deakin.


    Thank You

  • Year 11 Careers event at Leeds United

    21st October 2013 - Manor Croft Academy

    Last week all Year 11 students visited Leeds United on a fact finding mission about their careers. The students attended the fair to initiate contact with local colleges, businesses and apprenticeship firms.

    There were stalls representing an array of industries. An event such as this was vital in order for our students to ensure they start thinking about their post 16 pathways. If any parents would like to discuss their child's career options please contact the school and ask for an appointment with our dedi

  • African Workshops

    21st October 2013 - Simpsons Lane Academy

    On Monday we had two African workshops taking place to introduce our Black History focus week. We had lots of fun learning about African culture and tradition through drumming and mask making workshops.

  • Autumn Fair

    18th October 2013 - The Vale Academy

    Students of The Vale Academy successfully conducted the autumn fair on Thursday afternoon. The fair saw many different types of stalls with various prizes and items for sale. Raffle draws, paper aeroplane competitions, cake stalls, food & drinks, lipstick the teacher, popcorn, candyfloss, soak-a-student and much more.

    We had a great turn out and would like to thank the many visitors who came to support. E3 managed to raise the most money from our tutor groups, well done!

    The money will support our usual house

  • Wallace Hartley Titanic Violin Trip

    18th October 2013 - Manor Croft Academy

    On Monday the 14th of October 12 students who had helped the English department out with their Titanic- themed Open Evening event were lucky enough to visit Dewsbury Town Hall to see Wallace Hartley's world-famous violin on display before it goes on sale for auction.

    For those of you with a fairly limited knowledge of the Titanic disaster, Wallace Hartley, who lived near St Mark’s Church in Dewsbury, was the Bandmaster on board the ship who had been asked by the captain to play a selection of songs to calm t

  • U14 Scunthorpe & District 6-a-side Champions!

    16th October 2013 - The Vale Academy
    The Vale Academy girls team won the U14 District Football Competition.  They didn't lose a match or even let a goal in. FANTASTIC, WELL DONE!
  • Apply to be a Parent Governor

    16th October 2013 - Manor Croft Academy

    Application form and letter to be a Parent Governor

  • ASDA 'Tickled Pink' Bag Pack

    15th October 2013 - Manor Croft Academy

    This weekend twelve Year 8 students from Manor Croft Academy gave up their Saturday morning to raise money for ASDA's 'Tickled Pink' campaign. Our volunteers worked from 9.00am in the morning until 3.00pm offering help to saturday shoppers. Their combined efforts raised £368 pounds for the foundation. A truly magnificent effort from students so young.


    Well done to all those students who volunteered.

  • Next PTA meeting

    15th October 2013 - Manor Croft Academy

    The next PTA meeting is on Thursday 7th November at 7pm.

    Mrs Karen Jones, the School Librarian, will be speaking to the group about the recent changes in the library.

  • Chartwells Appointed - Academy Meals

    15th October 2013 - The Vale Academy

    Introduction from Chartwells

    Our menus include the best quality ingredients sourced directly from growers and producers. This ensures we can maintain a robust supply chain and have complete traceability from the field to the plate.

    The Government food-based and nutritional standard for school meals places stringent requirements in relation to the nutritional content of school meals. I am delighted to say that the menus that will be on offer will meet all of these standards.

    A journey is never about standing st

  • Academy Sports Awards 2013

    11th October 2013 - De Warenne Academy

    On Friday 11 October De Warenne Academy Sports Department hosted their first annual Sports Awards Ceremony. The aim of the event was to celebrate the achievements of all students who took part in sporting activities during the 2012-13 academic year. A host of awards were presented including school colours in the form of badges for those who showed outstanding commitment to their academy sports teams. Students also received certificates to acknowledge being named player of the year for their team or for bein

  • Gardening club - progress update

    10th October 2013 - Hatfield Woodhouse Primary School

    The gardening club have been working really hard and there are signs of real progress.

    Please look out for updates to the school blog, where we will be posting updates throughout the term.

    Miss Bridge and Mrs Lynch

  • Our French assistant has arrived!

    4th October 2013 - Hatfield Woodhouse Primary School

    This week the children were introduced to Mathilde. Mathilde is a french student who has come to help us in school learn more about the french culture and language. We welcome Mathilde to our school and look forward to working with her.

  • Maths Workshop KS1

    2nd October 2013 - Hatfield Woodhouse Primary School

    Thank you for all those parents who attended our KS1 Maths workshop recently. Please find handouts as promised under our Year 1 page.


  • Woodland Trust Bronze Award

    2nd October 2013 - Simpsons Lane Academy

    We have just acheived the Woodland Trust Green Tree School Bronze Award. We will keep working hard to achieve the Silver and Gold awards so we can get the plaque.

    Keep your eye on upcoming activities and events to help us gain more points and achieve the Silver award.