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  • 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! 

  • 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