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!

  • Badge Buddies - Collect them all!

    24th March 2017 - Craven Primary Academy

    As part of 'Make £5 blossom', the children in Year 5 have designed four the badges that will be on sale at the Academy from next week, each badge will cost 25p each. There are 4 to collect and if you buy the set then you will get a free limited edition city of culture badge!



    24th March 2017 - Grange Lane Infant Academy Did you know it's Rudolf's favourite day today? Red Nose Day ... ha ha ha ... and here at Grange Lane Infant Academy we have had a barrel of laughs. Thanks to all the children who donated a pound for this very worthy charity.
  • Red Nose Day

    24th March 2017 - Wybers Wood Academy

    We had lots of fun at Wybers Wood today raising money for comic relief.

  • Comic Relief

    24th March 2017 - Pheasant Bank Academy

    On Friday 24 May we brought 50p to come to school dressed in either red or something funny.  We have also been selling red noses in school. We raised £553.50 for Comic Relief.








  • News Letter - Spring 2 - Week 5

    24th March 2017 - Knottingley St. Botolph's

    Please find below news letter for Spring 2 week 5


    23rd March 2017 - Ash Hill Academy

    The Year 8 Assembly on Wednesday 22nd March 2017 hosted guest speakers from the Army Cadet Force. Sergeant Proud came in to speak with Year 8 students about the Army Cadets in general, the opportunities available, as well as the specifics of joining the local detachment at Thorne.

    As a uniformed youth organisation, the ACF offers young people aged 12 (in Year 8) and 18 a wide variety of adventurous, exciting, and challenging opportunities to improve themselves. From mountain biking and sports competitions, t

  • Crochet Club

    23rd March 2017 - Serlby Park Academy

    Secondary students are welcome to join the Crochet Club every Wednesday from 2.30-3.30pm in the Art Department.


  • Spring At Pheasant Bank Academy

    23rd March 2017 - Pheasant Bank Academy

    Mr Jerrison's site team are working hard to help keep our school looking beautiful! Our special 'PBA' flowers are starting to bloom 🌷🌻🌼 Year 3 made the most of the spring sunshine and had their PE lesson on the school field.




  • Reading Challenge Gold Award

    23rd March 2017 - Serlby Park Academy


    Congratulations to Inaya in 6SB, who has completed the Serlby Park Reading Challenge by reading all 18 books. Well done Inaya!



  • Mothers Day Afternoon Tea

    23rd March 2017 - Hatfield Woodhouse Primary School

    Dont forget tomorrow is our Mother's Day Afternoon Tea at at 2.15pm. This will be followed by a chance to take part in your childs enrichment session.

  • Year 11 Success in Maths & Science

    23rd March 2017 - Manor Croft Academy

    Year 11 once again celebrated their phenomenal success in recent Maths and Science mock exams on Thursday night.  Awards were given out for students that have made exceptional progress and prizes given for top scorers. They then celebrated with dominoes pizza (30 pizzas demolished in 20 minutes)!  Miss Nicoll even made homemade Maths biscuits.  A great night - well done Year 11 we are almost there! 


    22nd March 2017 - Ash Hill Academy

    The timetable for the Summer 2017 Exams Series is now available on our Exams Information page – HERE

    KS4 students please check this information for your examination schedule.


    22nd March 2017 - Ash Hill Academy

    Do you want to challenge yourself, gain new skills, and meet other young people from across the country?

    Could you see yourself getting muddy, learning how to hide in the woods, and gaining nationally recognised qualifications at the same time?

    If your answer to either of those questions was ‘Yes’, then you might want to join the Army Cadet Force. Charlie Company of the Humberside & South Yorkshire ACF covers the whole of the Don and Dearne valleys, and are looking for young people to join as new cadets. With

  • Are you worrying about exams?

    22nd March 2017 - De Warenne Academy

    GCSEs are just around the corner and revision is a priority for thousands of students. Exam anxiety is reportedly at record levels, so BBC Bitesize has stepped in.

    Last year, Bitesize asked students from across the UK what type of resources would help them deal with exam stress. The answer they gave us was short, shareable videos featuring young people who've recently taken their exams. 

    The Mind Set is a group of twelve young people, from a range of social backgrounds, with mixed GCSE and Nationals results.

  • World Book Day Primary - Languages

    22nd March 2017 - Serlby Park Academy

    ¡Muy Bien!

    Our World Book Day Languages quiz winners! On our Primary Site.

    They named the foreign language books in English, and which language they were translated from.

    Lots of hard work and resilience.

    Well done. 




  • Steppin' Out to Music

    22nd March 2017 - The Grove Academy

    Over the past few weeks the Steppin' Out project has entertained and engaged our Key stage 3 students. Two professional musicians, working for the charity Live Music Now, have conducted practical workshops with the students.

    Led by Tom Hawthorn, Steppin' Out are a five-piece jazz ensemble from Leeds. The band is made up of professional musicians who all have a passion to encourage people through music.

    Tom and his colleagues have engaged the students with a series of fantastic workshops that have culminated i


    21st March 2017 - Ash Hill Academy

    The Year 10 Assembly on Tuesday 21st March 2017 hosted guest speakers from Cambridge University. Three current Cambridge students came in to speak with Year 10 students about university life in general, as well as the specifics of studying at one of the UK’s top universities.

    The three students came from a variety of backgrounds, areas of the country, and study areas, allowing Ash Hill students a fantastic opportunity to discover about the different opportunities on offer in Higher Education. One thing that

  • Out & About Project 2017

    21st March 2017 - De Lacy Academy

    A group of students had the opportunity to take part in the 5 week Out & About Project in conjunction with The Hepworth Wakefield.

    They visited Brimham Rocks, Nostell Priory, The Hepworth Wakefield & Yorkshire Sculpture Park exploring the landscapes and enjoying time working together in some of the most beautiful places that are on our doorstep.

    The students have created sculptures and art work and attended a final celebration event at the Hepworth along with other local schools.

    Take a look at some of the ma


    21st March 2017 - The Grove Academy

    This Friday, 24th March, is Red Nose Day raising money for Comic Relief.

    The Grove Academy will be running a non-uniform day for all students and staff, with a contribution of £1 to the Red Nose Day fund.

    The main event of the day is The Great TGA Bake Off, organised by our resident Bake Off genius, Mrs Hamilton.

     Older pupils will lead teams of the younger ones in baking and decorating biscuits. There will be judging following this by an elite team of biscuit experts, with awards and presentations in assembly

  • World Poetry Day Events

    21st March 2017 - Serlby Park Academy

    In the English department, and across the school, it has been all about poetry this week! To celebrate World Poetry Day, which has been established as an official celebration by UNESCO since 1999, we have held a series of special assemblies across Years 7-11 highlighting the value and importance of this most personal and expressive of art forms.

    On the 21st March, World Poetry Day, we invited the fantastic poet Gez Walsh, to come and work with groups of Year 7 and 8 students. They enjoyed hearing him perform