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!

  • Remembrance Day - 11th November 2016

    8th November 2016 - Melior Community Academy

    To mark Rememberance Day, any students who wish to attend school in their cadet uniform on Friday, 11th November are welcome to do so. The academy will hold a 2 minutes silence at 11.11AM on this day to remember the members of the armed forces who have died in the line of duty.

  • Non Uniform Day: Friday, 18th November 2016

    8th November 2016 - Melior Community Academy

    To support this year's Children In Need, the Academy will be holding a non uniform day on Friday, 18th November 2016. There will be a voluntary contribution of £1 which will be donated to the charity.

  • Swap Shop shop keepers appointed!

    7th November 2016 - The Parks Academy

    Two members of the Academy Council interviewed and appointed four super Swap Shop shop keepers today! They asked lots of very tricky questions about attendance, honesty and whether they are patient with pupils who cannot decide! The Swap Shop will be open every lunchtime for pupils to spend their credits.

    Thaks too to our parent EAB members who assisted.

    We also appointed four Y6 cleaning station operatives. They are hard working and can get on without any fuss! They will ealso earn 30 credits per week!

  • Y3/4 pantomime

    7th November 2016 - The Parks Academy

    We are delighted to confirm that Y3 and Y4 (All three classes) will be going to the amazing Fruit Space theatre again this year to see Dick Whittington. It's a proper close up, amateur dramatics production and again, we are their exclusive audience! Remember last year? What an experience!

    Thursday 15th December in the afternoon!

  • Y11 & Y13 Parents Evening - Tues 8th November

    7th November 2016 - Don Valley Academy

    As I am sure you are aware there have been some changes to the way Parents Evenings are organised this academic year.

    This year we will be running 3 Parents Evenings, each will be aimed at specific year groups. however we will also be inviting students from other year groups who we believe would benefit from additional support.

    The first of these will take place on Tuesday 8th November between 4.30pm and 7.00pm. All Year 11 and Year 13 parents are invited, it will also be an opportunity to have a look at our

  • Dragons!

    7th November 2016 - East Garforth Primary Academy

    There's stange going on's at East Garforth Primary Academy...

    Mrs Binns is sure she saw a dragon flying over school this morning and now a giant egg has appeared...HELP!

    Follow us on Twitter to find out more @EastGarforth_PA 


    7th November 2016 - Ash Hill Academy

    PE staff would like to make it known that the ‘Dance’ enrichment activity is no longer available and cancelled as of Monday 11th November. We apologise for any inconvenience.

  • NSPCC Assembly "Speak out. Stay safe!"

    7th November 2016 - Craven Primary Academy

    Last week Craven was visited by the NSPCC who came to tell us all about their  “Speak out Stay safe” programme.

    Their programme will ensure all children aged 5-11 learn this essential safeguarding information in a lively, interactive and memorable way.

    With the help of their mascot Buddy, the programme provides child-friendly, interactive assemblies and workshops to help children.


  • Wakefield Kingfisher A.S.C. letter.

    7th November 2016 - Willow Green Academy

    We have received a wonderful letter from Wakefield Kingfisher A.S.C. today regarding an exchange student who visited our school. Well done to Year 6 and the whole Academy for making our visitor feel so welcome.

  • Dragons! HELP!!!!

    7th November 2016 - East Garforth Primary Academy

    A dragon is loose around school?

    Oh no we need a plan!

    I've commissioned Year 1/2 to help me. Look out and stay safe children!


    7th November 2016 - Ash Hill Academy

    As it is Remembrance Day on Friday, assemblies this week will be based on a Remembrance theme and will be delivered by Mrs Wright.

    However, on Wednesday 9th November we will have presentations delivered by the ASD specialist Ms Robson. These assemblies will focus on 'What it means to be ASD '.  

    The ASD assemblies on Wednesday will run at the following times:

    10.25 – 10.40 Year 9 (Normal assembly time)

    10.45 – 11.05 Year 7 (Straight to Assembly from Break)

    11.05 - 11.25 Year 8 (Students report to period 3 then e

  • Reading Strategy

    7th November 2016 - Manor Croft Academy

    As part of the Academy push to improve literacy and encourage reading there is now an expectation that all students carry a reading book with them at all times.  Students are pictured showing senior staff their reading books on the ‘blue line’ as they enter school.

  • Interact Club

    7th November 2016 - The South Leeds Academy

    The academy has run a Rotary Club sponsored Interact Club for over 3 years. The Club’s mission is to make a positive change in their school and community. As many of the original group left the academy last academic year, the mantle has been passed to our newest members who have already been a credit the name of Interact. In just a few weeks the group have project managed a bake sale for Macmillan raising a fantastic £66.13 in half an hour as people rushed to buy their delicious cake and buns, organised a h

  • Year 1 and 2 at the RSPCA

    5th November 2016 - The Parks Academy

    Some of Y1 and Y2 have visited the RSPCA with more children attending next week!

  • Exploring the Outdoors

    5th November 2016 - The Parks Academy

    Foundation Stage have loved building and exploring outside this week.


    4th November 2016 - Ash Hill Academy

    UPDATE: Maths enrichment has expanded to include FRIDAY afternoons too! Starting today (Fri 04/11/16) students can access support in the Maths department from 2.30pm to 3.30pm on Friday afternoons.

    Maths staff would also like to make it known that pizza will be on offer again…soon!

  • News Letter - Autumn 2 - Week 1

    4th November 2016 - Knottingley St. Botolph's

    Please find below news letter fpr Autumn 2 - week 1


    3rd November 2016 - Ash Hill Academy

    Please be aware that Craft Club attendance is now full, so Mrs Parsons will not be able to accept any new students. If you would like to attend in the future, please see Mrs Parsons during normal school hours, and it may be possible to join the waiting list for next term.

  • Year 10 BTEC Art & Design Trip

    3rd November 2016 - Manor Croft Academy

    As part of the BTEC course, ‘Specialist pathways in Art & Design’ our current Year 10 students visited Yorkshire Sculpture Park to experience the contemporary architecture and gallery exhibitions.  As well as viewing the open – air sculpture displays, students were encouraged to sketch and photograph the historic landscape.

    This was a fantastic opportunity for our students to experience the various pathways on offer to them in the art world as well as supporting them further in their studies.