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!

  • World Book Day Primary - Languages

    22nd March 2017 - Serlby Park Academy

    ¡Muy Bien!

    Our World Book Day Languages quiz winners! On our Primary Site.

    They named the foreign language books in English, and which language they were translated from.

    Lots of hard work and resilience.

    Well done. 




  • Steppin' Out to Music

    22nd March 2017 - The Grove Academy

    Over the past few weeks the Steppin' Out project has entertained and engaged our Key stage 3 students. Two professional musicians, working for the charity Live Music Now, have conducted practical workshops with the students.

    Led by Tom Hawthorn, Steppin' Out are a five-piece jazz ensemble from Leeds. The band is made up of professional musicians who all have a passion to encourage people through music.

    Tom and his colleagues have engaged the students with a series of fantastic workshops that have culminated i


    21st March 2017 - Ash Hill Academy

    The Year 10 Assembly on Tuesday 21st March 2017 hosted guest speakers from Cambridge University. Three current Cambridge students came in to speak with Year 10 students about university life in general, as well as the specifics of studying at one of the UK’s top universities.

    The three students came from a variety of backgrounds, areas of the country, and study areas, allowing Ash Hill students a fantastic opportunity to discover about the different opportunities on offer in Higher Education. One thing that

  • Out & About Project 2017

    21st March 2017 - De Lacy Academy

    A group of students had the opportunity to take part in the 5 week Out & About Project in conjunction with The Hepworth Wakefield.

    They visited Brimham Rocks, Nostell Priory, The Hepworth Wakefield & Yorkshire Sculpture Park exploring the landscapes and enjoying time working together in some of the most beautiful places that are on our doorstep.

    The students have created sculptures and art work and attended a final celebration event at the Hepworth along with other local schools.

    Take a look at some of the ma


    21st March 2017 - The Grove Academy

    This Friday, 24th March, is Red Nose Day raising money for Comic Relief.

    The Grove Academy will be running a non-uniform day for all students and staff, with a contribution of £1 to the Red Nose Day fund.

    The main event of the day is The Great TGA Bake Off, organised by our resident Bake Off genius, Mrs Hamilton.

     Older pupils will lead teams of the younger ones in baking and decorating biscuits. There will be judging following this by an elite team of biscuit experts, with awards and presentations in assembly

  • World Poetry Day Events

    21st March 2017 - Serlby Park Academy

    In the English department, and across the school, it has been all about poetry this week! To celebrate World Poetry Day, which has been established as an official celebration by UNESCO since 1999, we have held a series of special assemblies across Years 7-11 highlighting the value and importance of this most personal and expressive of art forms.

    On the 21st March, World Poetry Day, we invited the fantastic poet Gez Walsh, to come and work with groups of Year 7 and 8 students. They enjoyed hearing him perform

  • Sam & Sammie Visit Grange Lane

    21st March 2017 - Grange Lane Infant Academy

    Sam and Sammie from Doncaster MBC came to visit us as they had heard that our children are making an extra special effort in making sure our school attendance is improving. They also welcomed children in our Free breakfast club and I think enjoyed a bagel and a bowl of cereal too!

  • Thought for the week ....

    20th March 2017 - Park View Primary Academy

    It's International Day of Happiness!

    What makes you feel happy?

    What can you do to make others' happy?


  • SPORTING NEWS................

    20th March 2017 - De Lacy Academy

    Some of our year 7 and 8 students are at Huddersfield today competing in the West Yorkshire School Games Finals. All girls are representing not only De Lacy but also Wakefield in the trampolining.

    Lauren Green who is a Trampoline Leader from Year 10 will be coaching the teams along with Miss Anfield.

    Take a look at some of the fab pics we have so far.


  • Year 9 Rugby News

    20th March 2017 - Garforth Academy

    The Year 9 rugby team played against the reigning Yorkshire Schools Champions tonight, Kings School Pontefract, narrowly losing 22-19.

    It was an unbelievable effort by all the players who showed bravery, determination and teamwork through the entire game.
    The visitors scored in the final minute to take the spoils in a fantastic game of rugby.

    Well done lads and well played!

  • Young Writers Poetry Competition

    20th March 2017 - Serlby Park Academy

    Pupils from 2NJ have  taken part in a fantastic poetry writing competition entitled 'Poetry Safari'.
    Several of the poems were selected for publication and have now appeared in a brand new book called 'Poetry Safari - Yorkshire. 
    Well done to everyone who entered.
  • BBC School Report 2017

    17th March 2017 - Garforth Academy

    On Thursday 16th March, 24 of our Y9 students made the news for real as one of over 1,000 schools to participate in this year's BBC School Report.

    Students were able to work together to complete an accomplished bulletin that investigated several stories including the issue of exam stress, the recent local train strikes, the upcoming Academy production of Grease and whether more men should take up yoga.

    You can see the full report here. Well done to all the students who took part and worked hard to get the rep

  • International Womans Day

    17th March 2017 - The Elland Academy

    Our main aim was to highlight how important women are in society today and to promote our students self esteem and self worth.

    We started as a group looking at influential women and discussing who we look up to and why.

    Then we went for a pamper session which included students having a pamper by both peers and staff and some lucky members of staff had their nails and hair done by students too.

    We then went on to have an afternoon tea which was kindly set up and organised by PC Barry abd Chloe T. It looked amaz


    17th March 2017 - Strand Primary Academy

    Just a reminder that school dinners cost £2.10 and need to be ordered and paid for a week in advance. If you think your child might be eligible for free school meals please speak to Mrs Fielding or Mrs Norman. All reception and key stage 1 children are entitiled to Free School meals.


    17th March 2017 - Strand Primary Academy

    World Book day was again, a great success! It was fantastic to see so many children in costumes. There were some fabulous ideas, well done parents!

  • KS2 Tuck Shop

    17th March 2017 - Strand Primary Academy

    Our Food Superheroes in the kitchen will be providing a Break Club that will serve healthy snacks and fruit to ks2 children. These snacks will range and may include; cheese and ham bagels, toasted muffins and flavoured milk for 50p each and fruit for 20p a piece.

  • City of Culture Conga!

    17th March 2017 - The Parks Academy

    Some pictures from our conga!

  • This weeks newsletter

    17th March 2017 - The Parks Academy

    Come and have a look!

  • World Book Day in the Library

    17th March 2017 - Serlby Park Academy

    Well done to Year 7 pupils who took part in our fun Mr Men Quiz as part of Serlby Park's World Book Day celebrations.

    Here are the lucky winners with their prizes.