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!

  • Year 6 Residential 2016

    22nd April 2016 - Simpsons Lane Academy

    28 children from Year 5/6 spent this week at Crowden Outdoor Education in Derbyshire.  We had a fantastic week taking part in a range of outdoor activities and the sun even shone!  The children had the opportunity to try lots of new things and it was great to see them having so much fun!

    Here are some quotes from the children:

    “I loved the Zip Wire because it was like I was flying!” (Alex)

    “I really enjoyed the Residential especially the Abseiling and Zip Wire.  It was a really good experience for me and I enj

  • Maybe Sailing: April Voyage Report

    22nd April 2016 - Hull Trinity House Academy

    The report for the latest Maybe Sailing Voyage is now available. 

    Read the full report here.

  • Sport Relief

    22nd April 2016 - The Elland Academy

    For sport relief students raised money by running around the playground. Students ran around 10 times which is more than 1km! Well done to everyone involved, your efforts helped to raise over £93!

  • Brilliant Biathletes!

    22nd April 2016 - Estcourt Primary Academy

    On Friday 22nd April, some of our Y4,5 and 6 children represented the academy at the Biathlon Championships at Ennerdale. We are exceptionally proud of all of the chidlren, they showed resourcefulness and resilience... a special mention has to go to the Y4 girls who secured 1st place and GOLD - well done!

  • Doncaster Book Awards

    22nd April 2016 - Rossington All Saints Academy

    All year our students have been taking part in the annual Doncaster Book Award, and have been busy reading books from a long list.  Students voted for their favorite and on 15th April we attended the finale at Doncaster Dome, where the winning book was announced.  The event gives students the opportunity to meet up with other schools from Doncaster and meet famous authors involved in the book award. 

    This year the guest authors were:  Liz Pichon- Tom Gates: A Tiny Bit Lucky, (The Winner) Pamela Butchart- The

  • Celebrating St George's Day

    22nd April 2016 - Wybers Wood Academy

    Pupils & Staff dressed in red & white today to celebrate St George's Day at Wybers Wood.

  • EYFS Trip

    22nd April 2016 - Wybers Wood Academy

    Our early years pupils are having a fun day at Rushmoor Country Park meeting lots of different animals.

  • Class acts

    21st April 2016 - The Vale Academy

    Students hope to go top of the class and win a local talent competition.

    Keaton Fussey and Heather Peers (both 15) will take part in the semi-finals of the Scunthorpe Telegraph’s annual young talent search Class Act.

    The top five from each semi, taking place on May 4 and May 18, will go through to the grand final in June.

    Keaton will perform Jeff Buckley’s song Hallelujah.

     He said: “I am looking forward to being given the Class Act opportunity.

    “Music has always been my passion and I value every chance to perfo

  • Queen at 90

    21st April 2016 - Worlaby Academy

    On Thursday 21st April, the whole school joined other members of the community to commemorate the Queen’s 90th birthday. We all met in front of the church and Bob, who is also 90 this year, planted a Queen Elizabeth floribunda. It was an exciting moment and we all waved our union jack flags and sang happy birthday to the Queen. ITV’s calendar programme was there to film the event.

    Follow the link below to watch it:


  • Vacancy: Teacher of Science

    20th April 2016 - Hull Trinity House Academy

    Hull Trinity House Academy is looking to appoint a Teacher of Science for September 2016.

    We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic, conscientious, talented and caring.  This person must have a professional approach to all aspects of their work and be confident in supporting the development of Science within a small departmental team. This post would suit an experienced practitioner, or a very promising and capable NQT.

    For more information please visit our recruitement page.

  • French Exchange 2016

    20th April 2016 - Hull Trinity House Academy

    The annual French exchange took place this Easter.  Miss Welton, Mrs Metcalfe and 9 of our students travelled with their French partners to the sunny climes of the South of France.  Pupils thoroughly immersed themselves in French life, trying the food and practising their French and of course shopping!  Henry Allan says, ” There were many interesting excursions, but my favourite was when we went to the Pyrenees.  It was a steep climb at times, but some of us actually ran up the mountain and had to stop for

  • Beacon Project

    20th April 2016 - Queen Elizabeth's Academy

    We would like to say thank you to Farmilo Primary School, Intake Farm Primary School and Queen Elizabeth's Academy for supporting with the Family of Schools food collection for the Beacon Project this year. It was a hugely successful project. 

    As you can see from the photograph, a large amount of food was collected along with toiletries.

    Louisa from the Beacon Project was very grateful to the schools for taking the time to organise the collection and also appreciative of the school wanting to know more about

  • Canteen Meal Deal

    20th April 2016 - Hull Trinity House Academy

    As a consequence of the Government increase to  the National Minimum Wage, Chartwells, our school meals provider, is having to increase the price of the daily ‘Meal Deal’ by 10p, from £2.00 to £2.10 from Monday 18th April 2016.

  • 2016 Pontefract Cycling Festival

    20th April 2016 - Simpsons Lane Academy

    Returning for the third year the 2016 Ponte Cycle Fest is bigger than ever with more attractions to suit the whole family. A 5k running race and a new veterans cycling race and schools races are added to the mens and womens events on the day. Our free to attend family ride on fully closed roads makes a return by popular demand.

    For the less energetic, we have a full festival programme with a fun fair, cycle jumble, food stalls, bouncy castles and face painting. Be sure to mark June 12th into your diary for a

  • Y1 Dinostar Workshop

    20th April 2016 - Wybers Wood Academy

    The children have been looking at some dinosaur claws and teeth as well as a real Triceratops leg bone! They have also enjoyed seeing an Allosoraus skull.  Everyone is having a fantastic day!


  • 2H

    20th April 2016 - Wybers Wood Academy

    2H painting their plant pots before planting our herbs.

  • New Student Leaders

    19th April 2016 - The South Leeds Academy

    After intense deliberations, the student leadership team would like to announce the appointment of six new student leaders. They are:

    Annie Lowe Year 7

    Daisy Broadbent Year 7

    Chloe Picken Year 7

    Nicole Belk Year 7

    Anastasia Buizza Year 8

    Aischa Kollen Year 10

    The students selected, all filled out impressive application forms, and performed to a very high standard in their interviews. The competition for the roles was fierce, and I would encourage anyone who didn’t quite make it, to keep practicing their interview

  • High flyers visit Oxford University

    19th April 2016 - John Whitgift Academy
    On March 2nd twelve JWA pupils from the Most Able cohort went to the University of Oxford to experience what it would be like to study there.
    During the day pupils got a tour of the city - including the Bodleian Library, which we discovered has a copy of every book that has ever been published and an underground basement which connects it to the iconic Radcliffe Camera. We also got to see an exhibition in the newly opened Weston Library where we saw the oldest remaining map of England.
    In the afternoon pupi
  • Fantastic fundraisers

    19th April 2016 - The Vale Academy

    Thanks to parents, students and staff who contributed to make our Year 7 Sport Relief mile a tremendous success.

    An amazing £574.60 was raised by the year group, which completed the event on the academy’s field during their PE lessons.

    Students had an assembly beforehand showing them how Sport Relief money helps children in the United Kingdom and around the world. 

    Abigale Latta  said she had managed to raise £40 for the mile.

    “I really enjoyed doing it for a worthy cause,” she said.

    Joe Evans said: “After list

  • Cup winners - again!

    19th April 2016 - The Vale Academy

    Talented footballers ended another successful season by retaining a district trophy for the final time.

    The Vale Academy’s Year 11 side lifted the Scunthorpe and District Schools Football Cup, beating Frederick Gough in the final held at nearby Brigg Town Football Club.

    They had beaten Huntcliff Comprehensive, Melior Community Academy and St Bede’s Academy in previous rounds. 

    PE teacher Matthew Neal said, after an entertaining first half, The Vale led at the interval thanks to a Charlie Dolling solo effort.