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  • Archery Attendance Rewards Event

    20th July 2017

    On Thursday 20th July a select group of students who had achieved 100% attendance throughout the current academic year were treated to a professionally led archery session.  Mr Paul Wattam from the Chickenley Scout Group led three sessions for students in Years 7, 8 and 9.  Students thoroughly enjoyed it and obtained some high scores considering it was, for the large majority, their first experience of archery! Well done to all!

  • Careers Day

    18th July 2017

    On Tuesday 18th July, Year 10 students worked with National and International businesses to prepare for the competitive world of work.  They completed a rigourous assessment centre before being put through a competancy based interview, detailed feedback was given.  The day ended with students presenting to 'Dragons' and being grilled over their business ideas.  All the organisations involved will be back next year to complete a follow up programme with the students involved.  

  • Sports Day 2017

    18th July 2017

    The sun was shining on another successful Manor Croft Academy Sports Day.  Forms in Years 7, 8 and 9 competed in Football, Netball, Benchball, Badminton and Rounders in the morning and athletic events and a tug of war in the afternoon.  The theme this year was countries and the staff and students did not disappoint!  The winners on the day were… 7MHA, 8TRE and 9JYO.  Congratulations to everyone who took part in a fantastic day!

  • Summer Holidays

    13th July 2017

    The Academy closes for the summer holiday on Friday 21st July 2017 at 12.15 pm.  Monday 24th July and Tuesday 25th July will be disaggregated Inset Days.  The Academy will re-open to students on Tuesday 5th September 2017. 

  • Dewsbury Learning Quarter visit

    13th July 2017

    On Thursday 13th July the Head Boy, Head Girl and Mrs Frizzell visited the new Dewsbury Learning Quarter site on Bradford Road.  This site will be called the Springfield Centre for the brand new Kirklees College campus in Dewsbury, which is due to open in September 2018.  There will also be another new site called the Pioneer Campus which is situated in the old Pioneer House.  The students from Manor Croft visited the site to meet Dawn Turner and executives from the Construction Company Kier.  It was an inv

  • Sports Personality of the Year 2017

    12th July 2017

    The first annual MCA Sport Personality of the Year Awards were a huge success.  Over 230 students, staff, parents and carers attended the evening event to celebrate the hard work, commitment and sporting success over the 2016 -17 sporting season.  The evening went off without a hitch and even had fantastic musical performances from many of the students.  The winners on the night were… Y7 Zak Y and Cody-Lou M, Y8 Lucy-Mae C and Taylor B, Y9 Ellie W and Stan K, Y10 Emily W and Jack B.  The overall winners wer

  • Bushcraft 2017

    11th July 2017

    On Sunday 9th July to Tuesday 11th July 52 intrepid explorers and three members of staff from Manor Croft took part in the third annual Bushcraft Experience.  They spent three days surviving in the woods at Cholmondely Castle in Cheshire learning bush and camp craft skills.  Students were taught by experienced Bushcraft professionals how to make shelters, light safe fires, make animal traps and provide first aid in a mock disaster situation.  The trip was a resounding success again and even the weather stay

  • Dewsbury Big Sing!

    10th July 2017

    On 10th July Manor Croft hosted the second Dewsbury Big Sing which saw 9 local schools in North Kirklees perform vocal and instrumental pieces in front of a packed audience.  The event was organised by Musica and Jennifer Issacs who was amazed at the 175 students who gave up their free time to rehearse and perform at the event.  Amongst the performers were the MCA Rock School who were amazing and performed two songs.  Well done to all involved!

  • Fire Safety - Safeguarding Assembly

    7th July 2017

    This week we have welcomed in the West Yorkshire Fire Service to deliver fire safety assemblies to all year groups.

  • Year 10 Maths Results and Information Evening

    3rd July 2017

    On Monday, 3rd July, we hosted a Maths Results and Information evening for our Year 10 students and their parents/carers.  Important information was given out regarding the new Maths GCSE and students received their results from the recent mock exams.  Awards were also given out to students that had made the most progress in their exams since the previous mock.  Overall it was a great turnout and a really informative evening for all who attended.

  • Wakefield College Taster Day

    30th June 2017

    On Friday 30th June 52 students from Manor Croft visited Wakefield College for a Taster Day.   Students were immersed in experiencing courses such as public services, sport, musical theatre as well as more tradition A level subjects such as maths, sciences and English.  The day was a huge success and the feedback from students about the day was very positive. Well done to all involved.

  • Prom 2017

    30th June 2017

    The Year 11 Prom was held at Cedar Court on Friday 30th June.  Many students attended and a great time was had by all!

  • Problems with Telephone System

    29th June 2017

    We are currently experiencing problems with incoming telephone calls.  If you are unable to get through by telephone please contact the academy via e-mail on info@manorcroft.org.uk.  Thank you for your co-operation.

  • Harry Potter Trip

    29th June 2017

    On Thursday 29th June ninety-nine Manor Croft Academy students visited the Warner Brother's Harry Potter Studios in Watford, North London.  The trip was a great success with all students thoroughly enjoying the 'behind-the- scenes' tours of Hogwarts, Diagon Alley and the Forbidden Forest.....amongst other amazing sights, costumes and attractions!

  • Year 11 Leaving Arrangements

    16th June 2017

    Please see the attached letter that was given out to Year 11 students on Friday 16.06.17. giving details of the arrangements leading up to the official leaving date of Friday 30th June 2017.

  • Spring Bank Holiday Revision Sessions

    26th May 2017

    Please see the attached document for the Year 11 revision sessions that will be running during the spring bank holiday.

  • Year 10 BTEC Music Concert

    18th May 2017

    On Thursday 18th May the Year 10 BTEC Music group performed their Summer Showcase Extravaganza in front of parents, family and students of Manor Croft.  The show was part of their BTEC Music First Award assessment and the whole show was produced, created and organised by the students for their 'Managing a Music Product' core unit.  Mr Ryder was very proud of all the students involved and the night was an amazing success. Well done to all involved!

  • Good Luck Year 11

    15th May 2017

    Final exams started today for Year 11.  Good luck everyone!

  • May Attendance Update

    8th May 2017

    Winners of our first form breakfast in our Attendance Awareness month are:-

    7MHO - 100%

    8TRE - 98.50%

    9REN - 97.69%

    10MGR - 98.00%

    11HHI - 98.96%

    Well done to all the winning forms, especially 7MHO with 100%

  • May Attendance

    26th April 2017

    May will see the return of our Attendance Awareness Month. At Manor Croft Academy, we are striving for all our students to achieve their potential and this all starts with attending school every day.  Form groups will compete against each other to achieve the highest attendance in their year group for the week, with the winning form being awarded a form breakfast.  Please could we ask parents/carers to continue to support the academy with this initiative.  Thank you from the Attendance Team.