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!

  • Literacy Assemblies

    18th November 2016 - Manor Croft Academy

    Mr Barnett the Academy Principal has been leading whole school assemblies to encourage students to read more and to explain the importance of developing literacy. Year 9 are pictured showing off their reading books.  It is Academy policy for students to have a reading book at all times and they are encouraged to read as much as possible.

  • News Letter - Autumn 2 - Week 3

    18th November 2016 - Knottingley St. Botolph's

    Please find below news letter for Autumn 2 week 3

  • Children in Need

    18th November 2016 - Serlby Park Academy

    A lovely fun day was enjoyed by all, pupils and staff, in raising money for the worthy charity Children in Need.

    The total amount raised by the Academy was £568.85.

    A big thank you for all your support.

  • Children in Need

    18th November 2016 - Simpsons Lane Academy

    Thank you for all your donations. We raised a 'Spotacular' £300 which is amazing!

  • Children in Need

    18th November 2016 - The Vale Primary Academy

    A big thank you to everyone who supported 'Children in Need' we raised £195.75.

  • Children in Need

    18th November 2016 - Craven Primary Academy

    Craven Primary Academy raised an incredible... 


    A huge thank you for all of your donations!


    17th November 2016 - Ash Hill Academy

    We are incredibly proud to announce that three of our very talented Year 7 students have been successful in having their artwork included on a charity calendar for 2017.

    During their final year at Primary School, the students (Kayleigh Hatton, Freyya-Lillie Haver, and Aisha Magee) entered the 22nd Walker Morris Charity Calendar competition. This was for young artists to contribute in raising funds for the Martin House Hospice, which provides family-led care for children and young people with life-limiting co

  • Terrific Taiko

    17th November 2016 - The Vale Academy

    Taiko enthusiasts beat a path to a concert that marked the end of a three-day Humber Taiko Festival.


    The Vale Academy’s team played two pieces in the Bath Hall, Scunthorpe, event, one of which they had composed and was well received.

     Compere Emma Middleton, a member of Humber Taiko’s main performance group Coritani, was keen to learn it.

     Year 11 student Calum Law had enjoyed taking part.

     “Seeing absolutely amazing Taiko groups gives inspiration to create more Taiko pieces and more motivation to continue wha

  • Former students' Open Evening

    17th November 2016 - The Vale Academy

    Don’t forget – former students can say a fond farewell to the existing buildings on Friday, 25th November.

    All are welcome between 6pm and 8pm.

    There will be a display of memorabilia and photographs from the past plus a chance to sample old-style, school dinner puddings as well as tour the buildings which will close for good on Tuesday 13th December.

    The Vale Academy will move to its new £13.9-million building in January.

    Principal Nicola Williams said: “We didn’t want to just shut these buildings without peopl

  • Year 11 Mock Examinations

    17th November 2016 - Hull Trinity House Academy

    Just a reminder that the Year 11 Mock Examinations will start next week. Don't forget to use GCSEPod for your revisions. You can also find below an English Revision Booklet for 11E3 and 11E4.

    Good luck!



    This booklet contains a copy of all the Post - 1789 poems your son needs to be studying as part of his ongoing Literature revision. Please ensure he is completing all of the activities in preparation for his mock exam at the end of No

  • Year 8 Trip to Normandy

    16th November 2016 - Hull Trinity House Academy

    This year we would like to offer Year 8 the opportunity to visit the Normandie region in France.

    The France trip will take place from Friday 26th May 2017 to Monday 29th May 2017.  We are planning to go to the Normandie region (north of France) and we will stay at the Chateau du Baffy.  This is set in lovely grounds in the countryside and is regularly used for educational visits. The price for this trip is £350 which includes full board accommodation, travel, insurance, all the entrances for the different ac

  • Into Film Festival

    16th November 2016 - The Elland Academy

    On 15th November Media students attended the Leeds International Film Festival screening of Goosebumps. During this event students attended a post screening talk where they had the opportunity to learn more about the BBFC and the classification process.

    The event was held in Leeds Town Hall which added a surreal and scary feeling to an already mysterious showing!

  • 64 Million Artists Project

    16th November 2016 - Hull Trinity House Academy

    On Wednesday 15th of November a small group of year 10 students, visited The Octagon to take part in the 64 Million Artists initiative.  This project will enable different groups across the city to issue a weekly creative challenge to the people of Hull. This is a city of culture event.

    The boys attended a free two hour workshop so they could decide a short list of challenges, these were then voted on by everyone at the workshop. A challenge was chosen for Trinity House Academy to promote for one week next y

  • Non-uniform day for Children In Need

    16th November 2016 - Hull Trinity House Academy

    Once again we are planning to hold a non-uniform day to raise money for Children in Need on Friday 18th November.  In keeping with this year’s theme, students are encouraged to wear something spotty, preferably in their House colours. We are requesting a minimum donation of £1 from each student.  Lessons will take place as normal although extra money may be needed for any activities that take place at lunchtime or through tutors.  Traditionally, we share the proceeds of the day between Children in Need and

  • Reward Tokens

    16th November 2016 - Manor Croft Academy

    First students receive their reward tokens for revision sessions

    Congratulations to our first students who received their free coffee tokens for attending 5 intervention and revision sessions (Molly Waring, Heather Senior, Niamh Reynolds and Ruby Chapman).  All Year 11 students have been given a ‘Costa Coffee’ style reward card which is stamped at each session.  When they reach 5 they see Mr Hewitt for a free token for the coffee machine.  “We want to reward and recognise the hard work and effort our student

  • Bookbuzz comes to Serlby Park!

    16th November 2016 - Serlby Park Academy

    There was a buzz of excitement around our academy this week as pupils in Years 7 and 8 collected their brand new FREE Bookbuzz books. Students spent time picking books from the exciting titles that were on offer. The books were supplied by The Booktrust, an independent reading and writing charity.

    This year there were 12 specially selected titles to choose from including: Eagle in the Snow by Michael Morpurgo, I am Malala and Gorilla Dawn by Gill Lewis.

    The aim of Bookbuzz is to inspire excitement about readi

  • GCSE Certificate Presentation

    15th November 2016 - Melior Community Academy

    GCSE certificates will be presented to our outgoing Year 11 cohort early in the new year. Further details will be sent nearer the time.

  • EYFS - Experience the Dark

    15th November 2016 - Wybers Wood Academy

    What fabulous fun pupils and parents from early years had during Experience the Dark.  We had a story, played hide & seek in school with the lights switched off then enjoyed hot dogs, drinking chocolate and a firework display!  It was super fun.

  • Debate Mate

    15th November 2016 - The South Leeds Academy

    In November this year, eighteen of our Year 7, 8, 9 and 10 students had the opportunity to take part in the Debate Mate programme. Debate Mate is an after school activity that teaches students the importance of thoroughly researching a debate topic, critically evaluating the information they have gathered, developing an opinion on the topic, then debating the issues raised. To introduce our students to the debating arena, there was a central launch at Mount St. Mary’s Catholic High School, where the group w