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!

  • 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!!!!
  • 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

  • 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:


  • Year 7 Uniform Collection

    2nd July 2013 - Queen Elizabeth's Academy



    Friday 2nd August 2013      

    Friday 9th August 2013

    (Please go to Main Reception) 



    Kind regards

    Mrs Joy Riley

    Community Manager


  • Year 8 go camping

    28th June 2013 - De Warenne Academy

    In June tents, mats, pillows, sleeping bags, stoves, food and a cuddly toy were just some of the items packed in to the minibus along with twelve Y8 students. The destination was Birchover in Derbyshire for an outdoor activities trip.

    The first challenge was erecting the tent which was a great teamwork exercise!  The following morning involved climbing up and around rocks and then on to abseiling where everyone showed great courage. In the afternoon the group went to Carsington Water for raft-building. Two t

  • Visit to the Beacon Project

    28th June 2013 - Queen Elizabeth's Academy

    On Friday 28th June a selection of Year 7 students visited the Beacon Project in Mansfield. The aim of this visit was to deliver food, toiletries and towels that had been collected at Queen Elizabeth’s Academy and Rosebrook Primary School.  The Beacon Project has been our charity focus over the last term.  A big thank you to students, parents and staff who have support this vital project.


  • Tuishi Pamoja Leaver's Play (Year 6)

    27th June 2013 - Hatfield Woodhouse Primary School

    Year 6 treated us to a wonderful performance of the play Tuishi Pamoja (Starshine music).

    They were supported by wonderful singers and dancers from Years 3 to 5.

    The play celebrates friendship through diversity, which is something we see and celebrate every day in our school.

    Well done Year 6!

  • Doncaster Book Awards Finale

    26th June 2013 - De Warenne Academy

    Members of the Portals Book Club attended the final of the Doncaster Book Awards at Cusworth Hall . The students had read the books in line for the award and had voted for their favourite. Also in attendance were the library mascots, the De Warenne Dragons. The theme for the day was the Mad Hatter's Tea Party and over 350 children and staff from participating schools took part. Our group took along Brooke Ackroyd's winning entry in our design a teapot competition.

    The winning author voted by secondary school

  • Une semaine en France

    25th June 2013 - Queen Elizabeth's Academy

    39 students, 3 six formers, 6 staff, and then there’s Richard and Dave (the bus drivers). Well, where do we begin? On our week’s ‘holiday’, we’ve had great laughs, and discovered sleeping habits we didn’t know existed! Many ‘bonjours’ and ‘saluts’ have been used, and even though we were on a holiday and we gained quite a lot, the teachers and bus drivers still rewarded us!

    Where we went:

    Monday-We began our trip at 6:30 am. Once we had ‘reached our destination’, (after 7 hours travelling including the channel