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!

  • Easter Competition

    24th February 2017 - Grange Lane Infant Academy

    Go on get involved in our egg-citing Easter Bonnet / Hat competition! Make it as basic or as egg-travagant as you like. Prizes for the best hat per year group will be donated by our new parent, teachers and friends association group Grown Up Grangers.

  • News Letter - Spring 2 - Week 1

    24th February 2017 - Knottingley St. Botolph's

    Please find below news letter for Spring 2 week 1

  • West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue

    23rd February 2017 - East Garforth Primary Academy

    West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue delivered a very informative session to our Y5's about being safe in the car as well as being aware of fire safety in the home. Thank you to them for helping us to keep our children safe. 

  • Robinwood Assembly

    23rd February 2017 - East Garforth Primary Academy

    We welcomed mums, dads and relatives to school today to hear about the fantastic time we had at Robinwood. The photos are now all available on the Robinwood page in the Teaching and Learning section of the website. What lovely memories we have. The children were a credit to their parents as well as the school! Bring on next year!

  • Swap shop restocked!

    22nd February 2017 - The Parks Academy

    Our Swap Shop is restocked and ready to go for the second half of the school year. Pupil Points is aprt of our brilliant Good to be Green policy. Pupils in years 1-6 collect points fo rall sorts of green behaviour. They can then come and spend thier points at the shop. The shopkeepers are Y6 pupils who earn points too for thier hard work!

  • Goodbye and good luck Mrs Stephenson

    22nd February 2017 - The Parks Academy

    Friday was Mrs Stephenson's last day! She is moving to pastures new. We will miss her but we wish her good luck and hope that she will come and visit us one day and we hopr that she won't forget about us!

  • School Governor Vacancies

    22nd February 2017 - De Lacy Academy

    Are you interested in becoming a governor at De Lacy Academy?

     Governors are one of the largest volunteer forces in the country and have an important part to play in raising school standards. The role of the governing board is absolutely key to the effectiveness of a school. Time and time again Ofsted (the national inspection body for schools) has noted that the most effective schools demonstrate effective leadership and management - including by the governing board.

    Anyone aged 18 or over and living in the U

  • Wakefield Cathedral Shrove Tuesday Event

    22nd February 2017 - De Lacy Academy

    Wakefield Cathedral have launched the Giving Campaign which coincides with Pancake Day and the season of Lent.  Traditionally Lent would be a period of fasting or giving something up – they are asking that people give something instead. Local foodbanks have provided a shopping list of the items that they regularly give out:-

    Long-life milk

    Tins of meat, fish, fruit & vegetables

    Instant mashed potato & soup

    Tins of soup, tinned meals

    Tea bags & coffee


    Wheat biscuits & cereals

    Tins of tomatoes, spaghetti, ra

  • Careers & Vocational Drop-Down

    21st February 2017 - The Elland Academy
    This afternoon The Elland Academy launched a drop down afternoon for all students.
    Years 10 and 11 were given the opportunity to learn about effective communication and develop their interview skills, student also had the chance to create letters of application for future career pathways and develop their CV'S.
    Years 8 and 9 were given the opportunity to choose and explore a vocational area with taster sessions including Motor Vehicle Mechhanincs, Art and Catering.
    We have had some fantastic outcomes:
    • Colleg
  • Opportunity to study Motor Vehicle Mechanics

    21st February 2017 - The Elland Academy
    The Yr9 students were sent on taster day to Lenton Drive to see what the Motor Vehicle Mechanics course was all about and whether it would be a possible vocation in life for the future.
    The students came full of enthusiasm and with a bit of concern as they didn't know what to expect on their two hour visit into the world of Motor Vehicles. The students were given a small health and safety lecture and then a test of mental agility was carried out, which the students did very well on.
    They were then taken int
  • Miss Anfield's visit to Kenya

    21st February 2017 - De Lacy Academy

    On Miss Anfield's annual trip to Africa, she was visiting a village called Maungu in Tsavo East National Park, Kenya. Prior to the visit, the chief villagers requested donation of babies' clothes and bras for the local people and sports equipment for schools.

    Miss Anfield approached Minsthorpe and Castleford Academies to support the trip as well as De Lacy. The three schools all gathered together old sports equipment from their PE departments. This totalled over 40kg of balls, nets, cones and bibs for three

  • Thought for the week ...

    20th February 2017 - Park View Primary Academy

    Our lovely new tables and chairs help us to sit smartly and do our best learning!

  • SPORTING NEWS ..............

    20th February 2017 - De Lacy Academy

    Year 7 & 8 students loved their karate training today.


  • New survey for parents

    20th February 2017 - De Lacy Academy

    Please follow the link below to complete the online survey by 23rd February 2017, it should only take between 3 - 5 minutes to complete.


    Thank you.

  • Garforth Lions Support

    20th February 2017 - Garforth Academy

    The Duke of Edinburgh Award Programme Manager, Mr Tony Meyer, was delighted when he found out that a bid made to the Garforth Lions, for financial support, had been successful.

    The Garforth Lions generously donated £850 which enabled him to purchase ten new rucksacks, six new cooking stoves and a number of compasses.

    The Duke of Edinburgh programme grows in popularity each year and whilst parents pay costs for campsites etc, key kit (such as rucksacks and tents) are provided by school to ensure that the progr

  • Making Hard Tack

    17th February 2017 - Willows Academy

    On Friday 17th February, as part of their ‘Ocean Explorers’ topic, Year 4/5 made a type of cracker called ‘Hard Tack’. This was part of the diet of Christopher Colombus and his crew on his voyage to America in 1492. The children worked well in groups, measuring out the ingredients carefully and taking it in turns to stir, knead and shape the dough. We are going to have our ‘Hard Tack’ as part of our ‘Ship’s Crew’ feast next term. 


    17th February 2017 - Ash Hill Academy

    During the February half term break there are a series of Intervention Sessions for Year 11 students. These sessions are designed to maximise the opportunities for exam success, so are crucial for students who may need that little extra support to achieve their target grades.

    PLEASE NOTE – All students must sign in at Student Reception on arrival and sign out when they leave.

    Intervention sessions will be as follows:

    MON 20th – 9 am to 3 pm

    Design Technology – AL3 and AL4 – Mr Ramage and Mr Blackett


    TUE 21st


    17th February 2017 - Ash Hill Academy

    An Ash Hill Academy alumnus has recently achieved boxing success whilst studying at Leeds Beckett University. Former Ash Hill student Jake Goodwin, as part of the Leeds Beckett University boxing team, took a gold in the 69-75kg open class category in the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Boxing rankings.

    Jake’s success helped the team to reach first place in the BUCS competition, showing that sporting prowess can be achieved alongside academic study. We wish Jake and his fellow team members well

  • Y11 Revision

    17th February 2017 - Hull Trinity House Academy

    With GCSE exams weeks away, we have uploaded all our Y11 Revision schedules, guides and resources on this page. Good luck and start revising early!

  • GCSEPod Competition Winners

    17th February 2017 - Hull Trinity House Academy

    Well done to all our GCSEPod Winners and well done to Madj Chakouch who is the winner of the Ipad Mini. All together Year 11 have already watched 5000 Pods this year. A great accomplishment!