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  • 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. 

     

     

  • Train to Teach with Delta TSA

    12th April 2017

     

    School Direct is a national teacher training initiative, which offers an exciting opportunity to train alongside outstanding practitioners, gaining valuable knowledge, skills and professional attitudes that will enable you to start your personal journey towards becoming an excellent teacher and future leader. 

    Delta Teaching School Alliance is working in partnership with Sheffield Hallam University to offer School Direct places for 2017/18.  As part of the training you can gain a Post Graduate Certificate i

  • 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! 

  • BBC School Report 2017

    16th March 2017

    A team of Year 7 students took part in the BBC School Report on Thursday 16th March 2017.  They spent the day working as journalists in the Academy interviewing staff, creating news videos and writing blogs.  Well done to all involved!  Please follow the attached link to our BBC School Report page to find out more!  BBC School Report 2017

  • Kirklees Youth Council trip to Westminster

    9th March 2017

    On Wednesday 8th March members of the Manor Croft Student Leader Council travelled to London as part of the Kirklees Youth Council to take a guided tour of the Houses of Parliament. The trip was organised by Michelle Ross, Kirklees Youth Council Chair, and was a great success involving numerous high schools from north and south Kirklees. Members of the council were met by Paula Sherriff (Member of Parliament for Dewsbury) and Barry Sheerman (Member of Parliament for Huddersfield) and experienced some of the

  • Romeo & Juliet

    9th March 2017

    On Thursday 9th March 2017, 80 Year 8 students had the incredible opportunity to go to the West Yorkshire Playhouse to see a modern production of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet.  Shakespeare’s classic story has been transformed into a vibrant new production, providing students with an opportunity to access one of Shakespeare’s classic plays, exploring teenage love and violence which is transformed in a vibrant new production set against an epic northern landscape.  The students went to see this classic play

  • Fabulous February Update

    3rd March 2017

    Well done to the following students who obtained 100% attendance during our attendance awareness month, Fabulous February and have won the £40 Love to Shop vouchers.

    Year 7    FR

    Year 8    AH

    Year 9    TC

    Year 10 RH

    Year 11 RM

    We would like to thank parents/carers for supporting their child and Manor Croft Academy.  Good attendance starts at home and we appreciate your support. Competitions for best form and individual attendance will continue to run.

  • World Book Day 2017

    2nd March 2017

    Manor Croft Academy celebrated World Book Day on Thursday 2nd March 2017 with a day of book related activities including a spelling bee during form time.  Staff discarded their usual work clothes for the day and dressed up as characters from well-known books.  From 'The Wizard of Oz' to 'Diary of a Wimpey Kid', the staff catered for everyone's literary tastes. 

  • DELTA Academy Games 2017

    2nd March 2017

    19 schools battled it out on 2nd March to become the DELTA games champions 2017!

    DELTA Academies from across Yorkshire and beyond battled it out to earn the right to become the DELTA Games Champions.  Over 200 young people from 19 schools converged on the English Institute of Sport in Sheffield for the DELTA games indoor athletics championships.

    After a full day of track and field events Vale Academy (North Lincs) won overall in the U13 & U15 age groups and the primary event was won by Green Lane Academy (Gar

  • Admissions for September 2017

    1st March 2017

    We are delighted that a record number of parents have chosen Manor Croft Academy as their first choice school for September 2017.  If you have received an offer of a place at Manor Croft Academy from Kirklees LA you do not need to do anything else at this time.  We look forward to welcoming you to the academy and will contact you shortly about admission arrangements, including your child’s start date.  We are committed to providing a full school uniform to all Year 7 students in September 2017 free of charg

  • Year 11 Geography Revision Skills Workshop

    13th February 2017

    On Saturday 11th February Kate Stewart, Delta Academies Trust Director of Humanities, arranged for a small number of Year 11 Geography students to take part in a revision skills workshop at De Warenne Academy in Conisborough, Doncaster.  The workshop was aimed at improving outcomes in the forthcoming examinations and our students worked alongside young people and staff from other Delta Academies.

  • Fabulous February Week 2 Update

    13th February 2017

    We are pleased to announce that last week we had joint 100% winners in Year 7 and a clear 100% winner in Year 8. Well done to those forms! 

    Year 11   11TPE 97.60%

    Year 10    10MGR 99.20%

    Year 9     9JYO 97.74%

    Year 8     8CSN 100%

    Year 7     7MHA 100% and 7MHO 100%

     

  • Year 8 Leeds University Trip

    9th February 2017

    On Wednesday 8th February Mrs Robinson and a small team of staff supervised students on a trip to Leeds University.  The trip was aimed at more able students and was designed to encourage post 16 education and college admissions.  The students were treated to a guided tour of the university’s facilities, student union, gym, lecture halls, library and halls of residence. 

  • Edge Hill University

    9th February 2017

    25 students from Year 11 enjoyed a trip to Edge Hill University this week, where they spent the morning working with University students currently training to be Maths teachers.  Lots of fun activities had been planned by the student teachers; mathematical treasure hunts, finding the volume and area of shapes as well as planning a dinner party using ratio.  Year 11 were then treated to a free lunch by the University and given a tour of the campus by student ambassadors.  It was a great day out and we look f

  • 3D Model of the Earth - Year 7

    8th February 2017

    The 3D model of the Earth was built by Joe in Year7 as part of the Electro-magnetism Unit in Science.  It shows not only the magnetic field lines that protect the Earth from the Solar winds.  It also shows the structure of the Earth, as it is this structure that creates the magnetic field that we all take for granted.  Deep in the Earth there is a solid Inner Core of  IronNickel (In black in Joe's model) that spins inside an ocean of molten Iron/Nickel(in red) called the Outer Core.  It is this movement tha