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  • 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!

  • 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. 

     

     

  • Year 11 Rewards Trip

    6th April 2017

    Year 11 were treated to a rewards trip at Xscape Yorkshire.  The reward was for all the hard work and dedication they have shown over the last year and especially in the final run up to their exams.  It was a great day out and the students loved it!  Mr Hewitt said, "The students have been great all day, they have been able to pick the activity they wanted to do and have all had lunch with their friends."

    The activities included laser quest, gravity, ten pin bowling, 4D gold and some students even attempted

  • Year 8 Options

    30th March 2017

    The Year 8 Options evening was held on Thursday 30th March 2017.  The event was well attended by parents/carers and students.  Please find below a copy of the options booklet.

  • Manchester Actors Company Perform at MCA

    28th March 2017

    Year 10 and Year 11 students at Manor Croft Academy had the pleasure of watching two performances over the past two weeks. Both GCSE texts, Macbeth and Jekyll and Hyde, were performed by Manchester Actors Company. This was a fantastic opportunity for our students to track and understand the plot and characters of both texts. After the performance, our students engaged with an enthusiastic question and answer session.

  • Year 11 Success in Maths & Science

    23rd March 2017

    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!