Welcome to Manor Croft Academy



Our Academy is an exciting place to learn and we are committed to delivering a high quality education for all our students.  At Manor Croft Academy we believe that our core purpose is to prepare young people to enter a fast moving and rapidly changing environment.  To prepare them for such a challenge we work to develop their skills, knowledge and resilience which in turn will enable them to achieve the highest possible qualifications. 

Manor Croft Academy also works with the students to ensure that they learn in a happy and caring environment.  Whilst there is a strong emphasis on academic achievement all students are encouraged to take part in a wide range of extra curricular activities outside the classroom.  It is essential for our success to maintain high standards at all times and this is only possible with collaboration between staff, parents and students.  Our challenge is to provide the global education that gives our students the tools necessary to compete in the world market and by working together we can do this.  Read More

We take the well being and safety of our students very seriously, if you are worried about a child please contact the school immediately. We work very closely with the Kirklees Safeguarding Children's Board to ensure that all our policies and procedures are to a high standard. If you have any general enquiries around safeguarding and the facilities available in Kirklees please follow this link: Kirklees Safeguarding Children Board

I look forward to the opportunity of meeting and working with you to ensure your child receives the best possible chance of achieving their full potential.

Andy Barnett


Please follow the link for letters sent home this academic year: letters home

Upcoming Events

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  • May 7

    May Day Bank Holiday

    The Academy will be closed for the May Day Bank Holiday on Monday 7th May 2018.  The Academy will be open as usual on Tuesday 8th May 2018. » Read More

  • May 23

    PG Study Fair SHU (SHU)

    PG Study Fair SHU (Sheffield Hallam University)Wednesday 23rd May 2018  (Timings will be confirmed shorty) Come along and speak with the events team about the s » Read More

  • May 25

    Spring Half Term Holiday

    The Academy closes for the Spring half-term holiday at 2.30 pm on Friday 25th May 2018 and will re-open on Monday 4th June at 8.25 am. » Read More

Latest News

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  • Year 11 Prom

    24th April 2018

    This year's Prom is just around the corner we would like to have monies in by the end of next week so we can make final plans.... » Read More

  • Principal's Blog - April 2018

    16th April 2018

    Please follow attached link to find the latest Principal's Blog:http://www.manorcroft.org.uk/blog/principal_s_blog/principal-s-blog-april-2018... » Read More

  • Year 11 Reward Trip

    29th March 2018

    Mr Hewitt and the Year 11 team went on their reward trip just before Easter.  Over 110 students visited Xscape in Castleford to have a fun day out and relax jus... » Read More

  • Careers Week

    5th March 2018

    During careers week all students at Manor Croft will take part in activities designed to raise awareness of the range of job sectors out there.  This year we ar... » Read More

  • Ski Trip to Montgenevre

    27th February 2018

    This year's ski trip saw 43 students and 6 members of staff travel to Montgenevre in France.  Blessed with wonderful skiing conditions the students, a mixture o... » Read More

  • Ski Trip 2018

    15th February 2018

    On Saturday over 40 students will be travelling to Montegenevre in France for the ski trip. Have a great time!... » Read More

  • Charity Cake Sale

    15th February 2018

    On Thursday 15th February 2018 Manor Croft Academy Students and Staff raised over £200 for a cancer treatment fund.... » Read More

  • Year 7 joining MCA in September 2018

    5th February 2018

    If you would like a tour with our Principal then please come to reception and we will arrange for Mr Barnett to show you around.  We are sure that you will be i... » Read More