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!

  • A great start!

    5th September 2013 - Queen Elizabeth's Academy

    The new academic year has started extremely well and the students were well presented on the first day back today. Almost all students were on time and in attendance which is great news and something that needs to continue throughout this academic year. We are aiming for all students to achieve between 97-100% attendance this year and we are aiming for 100% punctuality at all times and in all lessons.

    We will shortly be sending out forms to ensure we have the correct details for all students. Please can you

  • University destinations 2013

    5th September 2013 - Queen Elizabeth's Academy

    The following students have accepted places at the following Universities this year. We wish them all the best for the future and hope they remember QEA when they are rich and famous!


  • Ofsted Outstanding 2013

    31st August 2013 - Rowena Academy

    Following our recent Inspection which judged the Academy to be outstanding in all areas we are delighted to announce that Rowena Academy has been placed on the Ofsted list of Outstanding Providers for 2013. This is an excellent achievement and is an outcome that staff, governors, parents and pupils should all be proud of.

  • Reminder

    23rd August 2013 - Queen Elizabeth's Academy

    The Academy opens to students on Thursday 5th September.

  • New Chapel Window

    23rd August 2013 - Queen Elizabeth's Academy

    Students in Y9 have designed a new window for Queen Elizabeth's Academy Chapel. The students in Mrs Burton's Year 9 GCSE Art group worked collaboratively on the project after completing their GCSE coursework this summer.

    The students initially designed their own windows, then reworked the best parts of their designs into the final design which has been installed in the last week.







    The design emphasises the Christian distictiveness of the Academy and it incorporates the present Academy, the history of the

  • The Vale Academy GCSE Results 2013

    22nd August 2013 - The Vale Academy

    We are absolutely delighted with our GCSE examination results this year.

    70% of the year group achieved 5A*-C grades, including English and Mathematics, with 79% of students achieving A*-C in Mathematics and 76% A*-C in English.

    24% of students achieved A*/A grades in both Mathematics and Science which are fantastic results with 19% achieving A*/A in English.

    Whilst our performance at A*-C with English and Mathematics remains consistently high, our overall A*/A percentage has increased significantly. We are es

  • London Performing Arts Trip 2013

    24th July 2013 - De Warenne Academy

    This year a group visited London for two days and got the chance to experience two West End shows. On day one the group were in awe of the magical set used in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. The Umpa Loompas and the puppetry used in the show to tell Roald Dahls famous tale were a favourite aspect of the show for most.

    On the second day the group got to experience what it felt like to walk out under the lights of a West End show when they visited the stage set of Les Miserables. The group were amazed to se

  • Castle Academy Arts 2013

    19th July 2013 - De Warenne Academy

    In July Mrs Bradley and a group of Year 5 students from Castle Academy took part in a three day art project with Miss Grain from De Warenne's art department. Students worked together to make a large scale banner depicting Conisbrough Castle using lots of different textiles techniques. Each student had an A4 photograph and piece of fabric which were fixed together at the end to create a beautiful patchwork jigsaw of the castle.

    Students used fabric crayons, dyes, applique and hand embroidery techniques to cre

  • Rowena Academy Arts 2013

    19th July 2013 - De Warenne Academy

    In July Miss Grain from De Warenne Academy's art department spent three days working with the nusery and reception classes at Rowena Academy to produce their 'Elephant Project'. Each year group had a papier mache elephant to decorate using paint and decopatch with each student having an input on the design and decoration of their elephant. The activity was organised by Mrs Campbell to support the school's application for the Artsmark Gold Award.

    Students painted sections of the elephant before adding layers

  • Summer Term Newsletter 2013

    18th July 2013 - Hatfield Woodhouse Primary School

    Congratulations to our current Year 6 pupils on their tremendous SATs results.

  • 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

  • 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!!!!