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 6

    9th December 2016 - Knottingley St. Botolph's

    Please find below news letter for Autumn 2 week 6

  • Craven's Christmas Fair

    8th December 2016 - Craven Primary Academy

    A huge thank you to all of you that attended our Christmas Fair, what a huge success!

    Even Santa took time out of his busyt schedule to pay us a visit at our very own Santa's Grotto!

    We hope you enjoued it as much as we did!

  • Christingle

    8th December 2016 - Craven Primary Academy

    What a wonderful morning we have had a Craven today. We were not going to let the weather dampen our festive spirit! Christingle went ahead at the Academy and the whole Academy was filled with the children's beautiful voices singing their chirstmas songs!

    Year 6 did an amazing job singing with their Christingles! Well done!

    See the Year 6 children singing, click the link below to be taken to our Twitter feed:


  • Read Write Inc. Fresh Start Training

    8th December 2016 - Manor Croft Academy

    This week (Thursday & Friday) we are very pleased to be hosting the Read Write Inc. Fresh Start training in our Achievement Centre at Manor Croft. Read Write Inc. Fresh Start is a teaching programme that is very successful in supporting older readers aged 9 and above who are below expected standards in reading and writing.  The training is being attended by our English teachers and the teaching support team.

    Fresh Start is a full teaching programme that:

    • Gets all children reading and writing fluently in 33


    7th December 2016 - Ash Hill Academy

    Mrs Whitter would like to thank the Year 11 Art & Design and Photography students, for attending a studio support session to work on final major outcomes, for their course work portfolios. An amazing up take for the evening resulted in 38 students attending until 6.30pm! She would also like to thank the Art and Photography staff, for supporting with this very successful evening of achievement.

    Pictured are some of the pieces produced by the attendees.

    Year 11 students should keep an eye out in the New Year,

  • The hardy Elland team took to the pitch

    6th December 2016 - The Elland Academy
    The hardy Elland team took to the pitch once again in temperatures hovering around the freezing mark, except this week we also had thick fog to contend with. However, that didn't stop our players enjoying the activity. 

    We began with a successful game of tanks as a warm up, we certainly needed it! Then it was in to the main event, we had a new addition this week and he dazzled us with his diving skills. They may have been a rumour that he was on the oscar shortlist with some of his moves. But in all fairness
  • MacMillan Coffee Morning

    6th December 2016 - Pheasant Bank Academy

    Our recent MacMillan Coffee morning raised £262.70 through the sale of cakes and drinks.

  • Children In Need

    6th December 2016 - Pheasant Bank Academy

    In November we had a non-uniform day to raise money for Children in Need.  We held it at then end of anti-bullying week and the children could come to school to in their own clothes, but to incorporate something blue, for 50p.  We raised £167 for Children in Need


    6th December 2016 - Ash Hill Academy

    In order to raise funds for the Year 11 End of year Ball, there will be a Christmas Raffle held in the Learner Achievement Centre (LAC) on Wednesday 14th December. Tickets are available now from Year 11 students at Break and Lunch times or from the Personal Learning Centre (DV13), priced at just 20p per ticket, or £1 for a strip of tickets.

    The prizes have been donated from a variety of sources within our very supportive community, including:

    - Staff, students and their families

    - C&N Newsagents

    - Coffee at Nu

  • Badminton Stars

    6th December 2016 - Manor Croft Academy

    Tuesday, 6th December, saw 16 Manor Croft students head over to St John Fisher and Westborough High Schools to compete in the u14 and u16 Kirklees Schools Badminton qualifiers.  It was the first time that Manor Croft had entered teams in the event so the 8 boys and 8 girls that made up the teams were unsure about what to expect. They needn't have worried as they all performed brilliantly and were more than a match for many of the schools competing.  The students, from Years 9-11, displayed excellent skill,

  • School choir visits Dr Anderson's Lodge

    6th December 2016 - Hatfield Woodhouse Primary School

    As per school tradition, on the 6th December our Key Stage 2 choir visited Dr Anderson's Lodge to entertain the residents with some Christmas carols.  We shared some traditional and more modern songs including Calypso Carol.  We had a wonderful time and the residents gave some wonderful feedback.  We are looking forward to returning in 2017!

  • Thought for the Week...

    5th December 2016 - Park View Primary Academy

    Sharing and being kind makes us all happy!!!


    2nd December 2016 - Ash Hill Academy

    In order to raise funds for their end of year ball, our Year 11 students and their supporting staff have been seeking donations for raffle prizes. Mrs Swainston has asked that a special message of thanks be sent out to all the wonderful people – students, their families, and even local businesses – who have kindly donated items for prizes already. Ash Hill Academy continues to be fortunate in having such a caring and supportive local community, and we are very grateful to all individuals and groups for this

  • Attendance and Punctuality

    2nd December 2016 - The Parks Academy

    Super work this week on getting in on time and makiing sure pupils come to school EVERY SINGLE DAY! Attendacne needs to remain high all the way to Christmas!

    ps - What a fabulous picture!


  • This Week's Newsletter

    2nd December 2016 - Simpsons Lane Academy

    Please find this week's newsletter

  • Christmas Fayre

    2nd December 2016 - Rowena Academy

    A huge thank you to everyone who supported us at the Christmas Fayre. We raised an incredible £1506.88. Thank you all for your continued support.

  • ***Christmas Fair***

    2nd December 2016 - East Garforth Primary Academy

    Only 7 sleeps till our PTA Christmas Fair. Today the children have come laden with chocolate and sweets for tombola prizes. Getting excited!!!!!!!

    Follow us on Twitter @EastGarforth_PA to see more exciting news

  • Online Safety

    2nd December 2016 - Manor Croft Academy

    Miss Remington, who is our Student Welfare Officer and Associate Assistant Principal has been delivering assemblies to all year groups on online safety.  As parents there a number of things you can do to ensure your child is kept safe online.

    1. Have the conversation early and often

    2. Explore online together

    3. Know who your child is talking to online

    4. Set rules and agree boundaries

    5. Make sure that content is age-appropriate

    6. Use parental controls to filter, restrict, monitor or report content

    7. Check they

  • Decorating the tree

    2nd December 2016 - East Garforth Primary Academy

    From the Foundation Stage up to Year 6, every child has made their own tree decoration. Today we had a very festive assembly singing and having lots of fun whilst we hung our decorations. Our tree looks amazing!

  • German Market

    2nd December 2016 - The Vale Primary Academy

    A big thank you to everyone who supported the German Market. So far we have raised £385.47.