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!

  • Thought for the week...

    13th November 2016 - Park View Primary Academy

    This week is anti-bullying week....we are remembering that it's 'Cool to be kind!'

  • Children in Need

    12th November 2016 - The Parks Academy

    Children in Need this year is our second charity fund raising event. Last year we supported many differrent charities, both local, (eg Breathe fo Cameron) and national ( eg British Heart Foundation). In total, we rasied over £1000, reaching our target! This year we are aiming for £1500! It starts on Friday with Children in Need Day. Nice and simple, wear spotty clothes and bring in a minimum donation of 50p!

    We are always overwhelmed by the support and generosity of parents in this amazing community. We've a

  • Remembrance

    11th November 2016 - The Parks Academy

    The Academy stood still at 11am to reflect and remember. F1 created their own poppies this week too.


    11th November 2016 - Ash Hill Academy

    This morning our Year 11 students were treated to the return of theatre troupe ManACTCo, who performed their rendition of Charles Dickens’ ‘A Christmas Carol’. 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! They will be returning again in March 2017 to perform ‘An Inspector Calls’, with spaces FREE for parents/carers to at

  • Remembrance Day

    11th November 2016 - Crookesbroom Primary Academy

    Thanks to your generosity we raised £529 for the Royal British Legion.  


    11th November 2016 - Ash Hill Academy

    We are very proud to announce that a student of Ash Hill Academy, Kaleigh Mason, took part in this year’s Trafalgar Day Parade in London. Miss Mason, a member of the Sea Cadet Corps, paraded as part of the greater host of Forces personnel who commemorated the Battle of Trafalgar (21st October 1805) – a turning point in British history.

    Under Admiral Lord Nelson’s command, the Royal Navy engaged Napoleon Bonaparte’s French fleet, stopping their advance across Europe and cementing Britain’s command over the h


    11th November 2016 - Ash Hill Academy

    As a mark of respect, the Academy will be observing a one minute silence today. This will be signalled by the session bell sounding at 11:05, followed by a double-ring at 11:06. All members of staff, students, and visitors are asked to please observe this silence as a mark of respect on Armistice Day.

  • Remembrance Day 2016

    11th November 2016 - Rowena Academy

    The children sold poppies and new poppy related items (wristbands, bracelets etc) in school all week to raise money for the Royal British Legion. Can we say a Big Thank You to everyone who supported this worthwhile cause. We raised an impressive £240.91.

  • Kirklees Youth Council Meeting

    11th November 2016 - Manor Croft Academy

    Our Student Leaders who are also representatives on the Kirklees Youth Council joined students from Shelley College, Whitcliffe Mount School and All Saints Catholic College at Huddersfield Town Hall for a day organised by Michelle Ross from Kirklees Youth Services.  The focus was Democracy; which was an interesting topic given it was Armistice Day and the same week as the American Presidential elections – some interesting and very mature discussions ensued on the outcome of this! 

    During the morning there wa

  • RSPCA visits

    11th November 2016 - The Parks Academy

    Over the last week KS1 have had a fantastic time visiting the RSPCA.

  • Swap Shop News

    11th November 2016 - The Parks Academy

    As ever the Swap Shop has been a massive success. We have appointed some new staff to serve the customers.

  • Fond farewell

    11th November 2016 - The Vale Academy

    Special events have been organised to say a fond farewell to our existing buildings.

    We will move to our new £13.9-million home in January, with a school occupying our current site on Grammar School Road for 60 years.

    To mark the closure of the existing buildings, farewell concerts will take place on the evenings of Wednesday and Thursday, 16th and 17th November.

    Principal Nicola Williams also announced an evening for former students to look around and reminisce on Friday, 25th November.

    “We didn’t want to just

  • Remembrance Assembly

    11th November 2016 - Wybers Wood Academy

    The whole school attended a remembrance assembly today and we held a minutes silence at 11am for all the brave people who have died in wars.

  • News Letter - Autumn 2 - Week 2

    11th November 2016 - Knottingley St. Botolph's

    Please find below news letter for Autumn 2 week 2

  • Students Remember

    11th November 2016 - Rossington All Saints Academy

    Today our students visited St Michael's Church to lay a wreath, remember and pay tribute to those who've fallen for our country.

  • Grange Lane Infant Academy Remember

    11th November 2016 - Grange Lane Infant Academy

    Children in year 2 learned about life in the trenches in WWI and discussed what it would be like to be there. They then represented the images in groups and we brought some of the characters to life. It was possibly the most powerful session I have ever been part of and cried twice. The children worked with such maturity and understanding of such a challenging topic. Amazing.

    We then came together as a whole school to lay our self made poppies in our special remembrance assembly which was also very moving an

  • Trip to Remembrance Service

    11th November 2016 - Serlby Park Academy

    Students, including myself, represented the Academy at the Remembrance Day memorial.  All of us benefited from the experience because we observed the official service and felt involved whilst laying the wreath and singing hymns in unison.

    Leanne Wright, Year 11

    As well, we were able to visit the Church Hall after the service amongst other schools and other members of the public for tea and biscuits.  It was moving to see veterans at the memorial in tribute to their old friends and it was wonderful to see the