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!

  • News Letter - Autumn 2 - week 7

    16th December 2016 - Knottingley St. Botolph's

    Please find below news letter for Autumn 2 week 7

  • Panto comes to Wybers

    16th December 2016 - Wybers Wood Academy

    Oh no it doesn't!!  It did actually.  Pupils enjoyed watching the staff in Peter Pan Live as a final christmas treat.


    16th December 2016 - Ash Hill Academy

    Please see the information attached which explains the latest student report. Please click on the Reporting to Parents Information link above.

  • Serlby Park Reading Challenge 2016/2017

    16th December 2016 - Serlby Park Academy

    Congratulations to primary pupils who have completed Bronze and Silver level this week on the

    Serlby Park Reading Challenge.

    Well done everyone!

  • Uniform

    15th December 2016 - Melior Community Academy

    The academy has a clear uniform policy which has been shared with all parents. Students who contravene this policy will be dealt with through the academy behaviour policy. Parents who need financial support to purchase correct uniform, can request this through the academy hardship fund. Girls are expected to be in knee length pleated black skirts or tailored trousers and not pencil or straight skirts.

  • Creative Cookery

    15th December 2016 - Melior Community Academy

    A huge well done to one of our Year 8 students - Courtney Green on her fantastic "Waterfall Cake". Not only did Courtney create this masterpiece but then went on to share it with her classmates.

    A future "Bake Off" star in the making we think!


  • Non Uniform Day: Friday, 16th December 2016

    15th December 2016 - Melior Community Academy

    To celebrate the start of the festive season, the last day of term will be a non uniform day for staff and students. This will be free of charge.

    May we take the opportunity to wish you a happy and peaceful Christmas and New Year.

  • Community Christmas Celebrations

    15th December 2016 - Manor Croft Academy

    It has been a really busy day in the Academy with a number of events happening.  This morning we ran our Christmas Parents Consultation morning which was very positive.  We fed back on our actions from our last meeting and discussed some of the new initiatives that have been running.

    We then hosted The Kirklees Musika Band for a Christmas concert with Year 7.  This was attended by parents from the earlier meeting and our neighbours from Manor Croft Nursing Home.

    We have also had our Christmas lunch in the can

  • Vale Views Extended Autumn magazine.

    15th December 2016 - The Vale Academy

    Your termly issue of our events and news magazine is now available complete with a look back at the old school and new build. Why not download your copy now?

  • Stars of the Week

    15th December 2016 - Estcourt Primary Academy

    Pandas - Freyja, Frogs - Brooke G, Spiders- Olivia, Lions- Kimberley, Penguins - Rona, Ladybirds - Bethany, Butterflies - Lola, Sharks - Jasmine, Leopards- Evie, Panthers - Ola, Meerkats- Vyte, Tigers - Taylor, Eagles - Ethan

  • Oscar Winning Sound Editor visits Trinity

    14th December 2016 - Hull Trinity House Academy

    HULL STUDENTS QUIZ OSCAR-WINNING GRAVITY FILMMAKER CHRIS BENSTEAD WITH INTO FILM -Students Invited to Support Hull City of Culture 2017 by Entering Into Film Awards-

    Read the Hull Daily Mail article here.

    December 2016:  Students from Hull Trinity House Academy received a rare insight into the world of film when Academy Award winning sound engineer and music editor Christopher Benstead, who won an Oscar for his work on Gravity, visited the school on December 7th.   The exclusive Q&A event was organised by Int


    14th December 2016 - Ash Hill Academy

    After a successful Autumn/Winter program of activities for the daily Enrichment sessions, we would like to thank both students and staff for their involvement. This program of activities will close on Thursday 15th December at 3.30pm, with the new Spring 17 Program to be announced shortly.

  • 'The Witches' Trip

    14th December 2016 - Manor Croft Academy

    As part of a unit celebrating the life of Roald Dahl, following what would have been his 100th birthday, seventy-four of our Year 7 students joined all of the excited teachers in the English Department to travel to The West Yorkshire Playhouse on Wednesday 14th December to view a theatre production of Roald Dahl’s ‘The Witches’.  It was a fantastic day out!

  • Year 11 Prefects Christmas Trip

    14th December 2016 - Manor Croft Academy

    To reward our Year 11 Prefects for their hard work this year Mr Hewitt, Vice Principal and Mrs Frizzel, Key Stage 4 Learning Manager invited them all to the Red Hot World Buffet in Leeds on Wednesday afternoon.  The students who are ambassadors for the Academy perform duties to support the smooth running of the Academy during break and lunchtime everyday.  They thoroughly enjoyed their lunch and some even visited the buffet over 10 times!  Well done to all our prefects you are a credit to our Academy.

    Mr Hew


    13th December 2016 - Ash Hill Academy

    After a recent visit to Sheffield Hallam University, we were very happy to receive a message of thanks from their Pre 16 Engagement Coordinator, Mr J Wilmshurst.

    Mr Wilmshurst sent thanks to both the students and staff via Mrs Welch, for being such wonderful guests of Sheffield Hallam University – “Thank you for visiting us last week, we really enjoyed hosting you and you were a great bunch of pupils, parents and teachers to work with…I hope you enjoyed the visit as much as we did.”

    The visit was organised by

  • Year 3 Christmas Musical - Hey Ewe

    13th December 2016 - Pheasant Bank Academy

    Year 3 will be performing a musical called Hey Ewe.  This year they will be putting on two productions.  Tuesday 13 December at 9.30am and Wednesday 14 December at 2.15pm. 


    Parents can get tickets from the school office, but due to the large year group we have to limit the tickets to two per child.  Allocation of spare tickets will be drawn on a lotter basis.


    On Tuesday 13th the school hall will be open from 9.00am for parents to have a drink and a mince pie and and on Wednesday 14th, after the performance

  • Parent Rep Ballot Papers

    13th December 2016 - Rossington All Saints Academy

    A quick reminder that the Ballot Papers for the parent representative on the Education Advisory Body are due back into the academy on Thursday 15th December.

    The ballot paper is available below if you need an additional copy.

  • Design a Christmas Jumper Competition

    13th December 2016 - Serlby Park Academy

    Congratulations to the primary winners of this year's Christmas competition.

    Over 150 pupils took part and produced some amazing festive jumpers.

    The prizes for secondary pupils will be awarded during our celebration assembly on Friday.

    Thank you to Miss Seagrave and Miss Broughton who acted as the judges.

    Well done everyone who took part.

  • Hour of the Code

    13th December 2016 - The Vale Academy

    Y8 took part in the 2016 UK Hour of Code on Monday 12/12/16.   

    Students and parents of Y8 used their crafting and coding skills to design and make a programmable Christmas Card in an hour.   

     The Christmas card contained a simple electronic circuit that was controlled via students’ BBC Micro:bit and then programmed using Python or PXT Block Editor. 

     It was a highly successful hour; thank you to Mr Burrin, Mr Kerr and sixth form Computer Science students who organised and supported the event.