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!

  • World Book Day

    2nd March 2017 - Willow Green Academy

    On Thursday 2nd March, everyone at Willow Green Academy celebrated World Book Day by dressing up as their favourite characters from books. There were lots of amazing outfits including Fantastic Mr Fox, Harry Potter and a number of 'Where's Wally's'! We also had a visitor from Pontefract Library who spoke to all the children about authors and books. We raised a brilliant £201 to buy books for our library area. 



    2nd March 2017 - Ash Hill Academy

    This morning our Year 11 students were treated to the return of theatre troupe ManACTCo, who performed their rendition of J.B. Priestley's "An Inspector Calls". This was as part of our drive to help students better understand some of the harder aspects of the English Literature syllabus.

    ManACTCo had previously performed to Year 11 students in October, with three Shakespeare plays in an hour, as well as in November performing the Dickens classic "A Christmas Carol".

  • International Studies Takeaway Homework Menu

    2nd March 2017 - De Lacy Academy

    Please see the International Studies homework menu for year 7 and year 8 on the attached document

  • World Book Day

    2nd March 2017 - Serlby Park Academy

    This year sees the 20th Anniversary of World Book Day.

    To celebrate this fantastic event, primary pupils and staff dressed up as their favourite story book characters.

    Well done to everyone who took part to make this day a wonderful success and help us celebrate the importance of reading.

  • Admissions for September 2017

    1st March 2017 - Manor Croft Academy

    We are delighted that a record number of parents have chosen Manor Croft Academy as their first choice school for September 2017.  If you have received an offer of a place at Manor Croft Academy from Kirklees LA you do not need to do anything else at this time.  We look forward to welcoming you to the academy and will contact you shortly about admission arrangements, including your child’s start date.  We are committed to providing a full school uniform to all Year 7 students in September 2017 free of charg

  • SPORTING NEWS ....................

    28th February 2017 - De Lacy Academy

    Some of our Year 7 Boys took part in the Sky Sports Living for Sport Programme with England Badminton star Jenny Wallwork. Out of 18 boys who started the project, 13 have now completed it.The programme concentrated on improving areas around school,whilst using sport as the catalyst.

    Mr Lewis from Maths commented that Noah Carpenter had improved in Maths during the programme - 'Excellent progress and fantastic effort in all topics covered. Big improvement!'

  • New internet safety advice for parents

    28th February 2017 - De Lacy Academy


    This app is risky as it promotes open sharing of secrets and then people can contact you to meet up. Be careful if your child has this app. 

    The recommended age is 17.

    So what is Whisper?

    Promotion blurb:

    ‘Whisper is an anonymous social network that allows people to express themselves. If you have ever had something too intimate to share on traditional social networks, simply share it on Whisper! Connect with others with FREE private messaging and respond to other W

  • Valentines Bingo

    28th February 2017 - Willoughby Road Primary Academy

    Thank you to everyone who attended the Valentines Bingo event.  We raised a total of £99.34!

  • Reading Challenge Gold Award

    28th February 2017 - Serlby Park Academy

    Congratulations to Max in 3AG, who has completed the Serlby Park Reading Challenge by reading all 18 books. Well done Max!

  • Reading Challenge

    28th February 2017 - Serlby Park Academy

    Congratulations to Daya in 5AN, who has completed the Serlby Park Reading Challenge by reading all 18 books.

    Well done Daya!


  • Reading Challenge Gold Award

    28th February 2017 - Serlby Park Academy

    Congratulations to Syria in Year 5, who has completed the Serlby Park Reading Challenge by reading all 18 books.

    Well done Syria!


  • Celebrating Success - Maths,English & Science

    27th February 2017 - De Warenne Academy

    To give a boost to students in the run up to the summer exams, De Warenne Academy has held an Y11 Celebrating Success in Maths, English and Science assembly this morning. A number of students have been recognised for improving grades or marks from the beginning of the year. Mrs Rooney also delivered a presentation detailing the countdown the exams and highlighted how important every aspect of the process is. We have also launched a prize draw in which students can win an iPad amongst other prizes for attend

  • SPORTING NEWS ..................

    27th February 2017 - De Lacy Academy



     De Lacy have won the Wakefield girls rugby competition.

    Our year 7, 8 & 9 girls had some brilliant matches, they won every game against seven different schools.

    Well done, we are proud of you :)


  • Though for the Week ...

    27th February 2017 - Park View Primary Academy

    We're all getting ready for World Book Day! Which book character will you dress up as on Thursday?


    24th February 2017 - Ash Hill Academy

    On Tuesday 28th February the academy will be hosting a Post 16 Open Evening, to allow students and their families to gain information about Further Education courses, including those on offer by C6 Collegiate Sixth Form. The event will begin at 5.30pm and close at 7.30pm.

    In attendance will also be representatives from Leeds Beckett University, to provide information, advice and guidance regarding Higher Education courses. We look forward to seeing you there.

  • 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!